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9 March 2017

Analysts at Numis Securities say cut to tax-free dividend allowance acts as reminder it can be more efficient to use capital gains for income.

7 March 2017

The gold price has been on the rise this year and for those who see the trend continuing, investment trusts offer opportunities.

7 March 2017

Country's oldest investment trust resumed its battle to re-rate its shares last year as stock market uncertainty blunted a 24% rise in asset value.

7 March 2017

Sunday Times columnist and former Daily Telegraph personal finance editor will write for Citywire’s new Investment Trust Insider website.

6 March 2017

Aberdeen Asset Management's takeover by Standard Life could lead to pressure for merger of Dunedin Income Growth and Murray Income.

6 March 2017

Demand for venture capital trusts (VCTs) is soaring as higher earners accept the investment risk to get the lucrative tax reliefs on offer.

3 March 2017

Sanditon managers Chris Rice and Tim Russell are having a difficult time shorting stocks during the recent stock market rally.

3 March 2017

Sven Borho, manager of the Worldwide Healthcare investment trust, says pharmaceutical giants are desperate to spend their cash piles.

3 March 2017

Difficult 2016 carries into new year for Mark Barnett, widening the discount on Edinburgh and Perpetual Income investment trusts he runs.

2 March 2017

Defensive Ruffer fund managers Hamish Baillie and Steve Russell say investors must prepare for consequences of fiscal stimulus.



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VCT panel discussion with Patrick Reeve & David Hall

Patrick Reeve, Managing Partner, Albion Ventures and David Hall, Managing Director, YFM Equity Partners discuss where they are finding investment opportunities, the strong demand for VCTs and the benefits of VCTs for investors, as well as the impact of VCTs on the UK economy.

Securities Trust of Scotland Manager Update

Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager of Securities Trust of Scotland, discusses the outlook for markets, the stocks he’s finding attractive and the trust’s recent evolution to an unconstrained investment approach.

What are the prospects for markets and the investment company industry in 2017?

The AIC talks to Bruce Stout, manager of Murray International, Peter Ewins, manager of F&C Global Smaller Companies and James Henderson, manager of Lowland, Law Debenture and Henderson Opportunities, about what 2017 may have in store for the investment company industry.

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