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Gavin Lumsden talks to BB Healthcare fund manager Paul Major, life sciences leader Dr Annalisa Jenkins, and cancer expert Professor Justin Stebbing about the challenges we face keeping coronavirus at bay.
Schroder UK Public Private sees the value of its portfolio slashed with a number of top holdings written down as the former Neil Woodford-run investment trust stalls after what had seemed a period of progress.
Confirmation US Federal Reserve isn't about to turn off stimulus propels UK stocks higher, though Schroder UK Public Private drops after disappointing writedowns of the former Woodford Patient Capital's investments.
The mid-cap index pushed past the 22,000 threshold for the first time in history as optimism for a post-Covid-19 recovery buoyed faith in UK stocks
Many of the investment trusts we highlighted in our 'rush to value' list in January have rallied hard, but a few shares are still available on discounts to net asset value.
Peter Spiller, manager of the Capital Gearing trust, describes how an adjustment to traditional bond investing could keep the 60:40 portfolio model alive.
Henderson EuroTrust fund manager Jamie Ross is not concerned about the resurgence of coronavirus in Europe, believing the reopening of its economies is unstoppable.
Regulatory-enforced notice periods could force a shift in the commercial property sector but the signs are the process will be slow.
After an active 2020 for fund manager changes and mergers, we canvass opinions on where investment trust boards can make further progress this year.
Real estate fund managers at Aberdeen Standard Investments say logistics, residential property and healthcare assets continue to be the sectors to watch for the rest of this year.