A new investment trust that sought to offer income investors a 6% dividend yield through investments in royalties from drug sales has fallen foul of volatile stock markets.
Weak oil prices and disappointing Japanese manufacturing data get the FTSE 100 off to a poor start to the second quarter of the year.
Top-performing global investment trust Lindsell Train lowers the annual fee its managers Nick Train and Michael Lindsell will be paid.
It’s been a tough start to the year but for investment trust investors the first three months have presented challenges and opportunities.
Heavily-geared UK equity income investment trust softens stance on borrowing after year in which investors lost nearly 10%.
Mark Mobius relinquishes control of Templeton Emerging Markets Group amid signs of recovery in its flagship investment trust.
England won the World Cup in the year City of London investment trust started its unbroken half century run of dividend increases.
It's well known that investment trusts tend to beat open-ended funds over the long term. The JPMorgan Smaller Companies trust is a great example.
One sector to have been the worst affected by discounts is debt, which hasn’t really had much of a problem in the past.