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7 February 2017

Shares in top performing small companies investment trust fall after manager Stuart Widdowson announces resignation.

7 February 2017

Matthew Read picks out three investment trusts which could offer some protection, or even benefit, should markets fall.

6 February 2017

The soon-to-launch Guinness Global Oil & Gas Exploration trust will tap into acquisition activity in the junior exploration market.

3 February 2017

Two new real estate investment trusts hope to attract income investors with inflation-linked revenues from care homes and property.

3 February 2017

Syncona, the former Battle Against Cancer Investment Trust, falls to a discount as investors adjust to decision to fight disease more directly.

2 February 2017

Rush to quit investment trust sector sees FTSE 100 pension provider sell 12% stake in Scottish at big discount to asset value.

2 February 2017

Scottish Oriental Smaller Companies is already seeing its Asia portfolio affected by Donald Trump's travel ban and plan for Mexican wall.

1 February 2017

As markets hit new all-time highs, Diverse Income manager guards against a big pull-back by renewing hedge against FTSE 100.

1 February 2017

Former Citywire AAA-rated manager Steve Davies relinquishes Jupiter Growth & Income fund to concentrate on his UK Growth responsibilities.

30 January 2017

The UK economy has performed better than expected after the Brexit vote and small companies look cheap, say trust managers. 



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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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