The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) was founded in 1932 to represent the interests of the investment trust industry – the oldest form of collective investment. Today, the AIC represents a broad range of investment companies, incorporating investment trusts, VCTs and other closed-end funds.

The information below is a combination of both AIC created and external content covering investment trust news and industry insights applicable to private investors. If you have any questions regarding any of this information, or you simply have a question you would like answered please let us know at enquiries@theaic.co.uk.

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History suggests there’s plenty of room for financials to continue outperforming says Polar Capital Global Financials Trust co-manager, Nick Brind.
David Prosser examines the piece of stock market lore.
Ian Cowie pores over the prospects for property.
Faith Glasgow dives deep into dividends.

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UK equities shrugged off an inflation rise that breached the Bank of England's 2% target as investors continue to believe rising prices are temporary.
The manager of Allianz Technology trust Walter Price believes the digitisation of workplaces and a labour shortage will fuel a 'golden age' for technology stocks.
The manager of Allianz Technology trust Walter Price believes the digitisation of workplaces and a labour shortage will fuel a 'golden age' for technology stocks.

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Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust – Manager Insights

Sophie Earnshaw, co-manager of the Baillie Gifford China Growth Trust, gives an update on the philosophy, positioning and performance of the portfolio since Baillie Gifford took over management of the trust in September 2020.

Why invest in financials today?

George Barrow, co-manager of the Polar Capital Global Financials Trust, discusses the investment case for financials today.

Inside story: Atlas Copco

Martin Currie Global Portfolio manager, Zehrid Osmani, provides an insight into Atlas Copco, a long-established global manufacturer of industrial tools and equipment.

What is your outlook for the investment company industry?

Ben Conway - Hawksmoor Fund Managers, Tomiko Evans - Crossing Point Investment Management, and Saftar Sarwar - Binary Capital Investment Management, explain why they believe the future looks bright for investment companies.

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