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8 December 2016

Cancer specialist Northwest Biotherapeutics rounds off tough year with switch to new stock exchange, triggering $11 million bond repayment.

7 December 2016

Tech stocks like Naspers underpinned Monks' strong first-half performance but investment trust's manager Charles Plowden hopes for great things from fallen engineer Rolls-Royce.

6 December 2016

A re-spray for Standard Life European Private Equity sees dividend more than double, performance fee dropped and investment remit widened.

5 December 2016

The ability of investment trusts to use gearing – or borrowed money – to boost shareholder returns sets them apart from other funds. While it can make short-term returns more volatile, over the long term gearing usually generates better results.

3 December 2016

It feels like Europe has 'perpetually been in crisis' but there's still money to be made, says Fidelity European Values manager Sam Morse on the investment trust's 25th anniversary.

2 December 2016

Good actively-managed funds are not hard to find among investment trusts. Experts pick their 10 favourites.

2 December 2016

A 10% share placing came at the wrong time for Schroder European Property Real Estate which has suffered a severe de-rating.  

1 December 2016

Analyst John Newlands says continued focus on high yield shows board of former British Assets may have got it wrong again. 

1 December 2016

Neptune's Robin Geffen says the ‘free lunch’ is over for income investors who have relied on bond proxies or small and medium-sized companies to drive performance.

1 December 2016

Analysts consider Mark Barnett’s equity income investment trusts, competing talent in Asia and a European fund needing a turnaround.



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