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Welcome to the AIC’s financial adviser centre. Here, you can access statistics, performance data, training, news, guides and videos on the investment company industry, including investment trusts and VCTs. All our services for financial advisers and wealth managers are free of charge and our CPD is accredited by professional bodies.

Spotlight – July 2020

2 July 2020

This month’s Spotlight looks beyond the short-term impacts of the coronavirus crisis to what may be the pandemic’s more lasting effects.

Investing for income

29 May 2020

In light of recent comments from fund manager Terry Smith, David Prosser examines the income benefits of investment companies.

Spread your bets

22 May 2020

David Prosser explains how alternative investment companies can offer diversification to your portfolio.

Scottish Mortgage - Why This Crisis Favours Growth Stocks

19 May 2020

Growth stocks have generally fared better than value stocks during the coronavirus pandemic, helping Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust during the worst of the stock market falls. Tom Slater, Co-Manager of Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust, explains why.

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