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Bringing together the latest news, research and insights about investment trusts from the AIC and other organisations. (Got a question? Contact us.)

Investment companies can be a key enabler of growth

AIC welcomes focus on growth, investment and wealth creation in King’s Speech.

Which sectors and trusts could benefit from lower rates?

Infrastructure, renewable energy and property offer most scope for gains.

Parents dig deep to support kids through university

And now the Bank of Grandma and Grandad is chipping in too.

AIC responds to new UK listing rules

The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has commented on the FCA’s new UK Listing Rules published today.

Now is the time to fix the cost disclosure rules

AIC calls on members and the wider industry to make their views heard.

Meet the manager: Ian Lance

Manager of Temple Bar Investment Trust.

Investment Trust Edge | July 2024

We are joined by Paul Hookway, Senior Fund Analyst at Kleinwort Hambros and Matthew Strachan, CIO at Thorntons Investments to discuss the Alliance Trust and Witan merger,...

Merger mania

Faith Glasgow explains the benefits of the Alliance Witan mega-merger

Power up your portfolio

Ian Cowie examines which investments might benefit from Labour’s policies

Investment trusts fight back

Is the tide turning for investment trusts? David Prosser thinks so.

Invesco Global Equity Income Trust

18 July 2024

IGET's new enhanced dividend policy means strong income and growth potential.

JPMorgan American

17 July 2024

JAM has carefully and successfully navigated the US market over several years

abrdn Equity Income Trust

17 July 2024

AEI offers investors an attractive yield and growing dividend.

Baker Steel Resources

17 July 2024

Interim revaluations bring H124 NAV TR to c 5%.


16 July 2024

Time, well invested.

Things can only get better

10 July 2024

Discounts are yawning but markets are thawing and boards are on the offensive; Labour might not be the only thing making a comeback this year.

Private equity: Stick or twist?

25 June 2024

Avoiding the ‘pig in the python’.

Emerging markets – Worthy of consideration

10 June 2024

In this report Edison provide an overview of emerging markets and suggest why they warrant an allocation within a global portfolio.

Fast and FTSErious

6 June 2024

With the FTSE 100 reaching record highs, is there still value on offer?

It’s a small world after all

30 May 2024

A recent rally in smaller companies could be the start of a long-term recovery.

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Laura Foll: My four new UK recovery stocks I think will defy sceptics

Janus Henderson fund manager reveals the stocks she believes can mount rebound to rival those of Marks & Spencer and Rolls-Royce.
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QuotedData’s morning briefing 19 July 2024 – IPU, SGRO, RGL, NRR

In QuotedData’s morning briefing 19 July 2024: Following an announcement on 22 May 2024 that it intended to offer its shareholders an “elective return of capital” for up to 10% of its issued share capital, Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies (IPU) has now published a circular in relation to the provision of an elective Special […]
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Balanced Commercial moves closer to an exit with two office sales

Columbia Threadneedle’s last remaining real estate investment trust sells two offices for £41.6m, strengthening its balance sheet for either a sale or a managed wind-down.
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Tufton: Throw SHIP’s discount overboard, we’re buying shares at asset value

Tufton Oceanic Assets shares jump 5% after the 8%-yielding shipping fund announces a $31.5m (£24.1m) return of capital through a compulsory stock purchase.
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Edinburgh Worldwide: This SpaceX investor could rocket again

Shares in the Scottish Mortgage stable mate have rallied off their lows after the 2021/22 growth stock crash, but on an 11% discount activist Saba Capital is still buying in.

Temple Bar Investment Trust Plc - Compliance with Market Abuse Regulation

19/07/2024 - 11:20

Temple Bar Investment Trust

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Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Co's Investment Trust Plc - Return of Capital - Publication of Circular

19/07/2024 - 07:30

Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies

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BlackRock Throgmorton Trust Plc - Total Voting Rights

19/07/2024 - 07:20

BlackRock Throgmorton Trust

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BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust Plc - Total Voting Rights

19/07/2024 - 07:20

BlackRock Energy and Resources Income

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BlackRock Sustainable American Income Trust Plc - Total Voting Rights

19/07/2024 - 07:20

BlackRock Sustainable American Income

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