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Compass

 

Compass is the AIC’s monthly e-newsletter for private investors that features views from investment company managers and takes a closer look at topical issues within the investment company sector.

 

+ June 2018

Worldwide opportunities.

  • Alliance Trust - Craig Baker, Willis Towers Watson.
  • A world of opportunity - Ian Cowie explains the benefits of investment companies for global exposure.
  • Emerging markets -  Which are the ones to watch?
  • The world's biggest health challenges - Investment companies investing in treatments for cancer, Alzheimer's and antibiotic-resistant 'superbugs'.
  • Finding financials - Nick Brind, Polar Capital Global Financials Trust.

 Compass back issues

+ May 2018
We're looking at income opportunities from alternative assets including debt, property, infrastructure and specialist investments.
   

+ April 2018

We look at the prospects for Russia and Emerging Europe.

+ March 2018

We celebrate the 150th anniversary of investment companies

 

+ February 2018

A focus on VCTs which invest in young, exciting companies.

 

+ January 2018

A look forward to 2018

 

 

 

+ December 2017

A look back at 2017 for investment companies including the top-performing sectors

+ November 2017

A closer look at private equity

 

+ October 2017

The prospects for Japan, the most cost-effective platforms and a look at the “sandwich” generation

+ September 2017

The global outlook, dividends from capital and saving with investment companies

+ July 2017

The best performing sectors of 2017 so far are revealed and the manager of The Scottish Investment Trust explains the unexpected opportunities provided by Brexit

+  June 2017

Alternative routes to income: property and infrastructure

+ May 2017

Managers discuss the impact of the upcoming General Election and Donald Trump’s influence on the bio-tech and environmental sectors

+ April 2017

We look at the impact of Article 50 on the UK and the EU and reveal the next generation of dividend heroes

+ March 2017

What do investment companies and The Beatles have in common?

+ February 2017

20 years of dividends from the UK Equity Income sector and results from this year’s investor confidence research

 

 

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An introduction to Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust

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An introduction to Securities Trust of Scotland

Portfolio Manager, Mark Whitehead, outlines how the company could help investors achieve both growth and a rising income. (27/03/18)

Alliance Trust manager update

The managers of Alliance Trust explain its multi-manager approach and review a year of strong performance. (01/05/18)

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