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Investment Trust Insider - Comment & Analysis

Winterflood's investment trust picks for 2018

Looking for investment opportunities for the new year? Here are Winterflood Securities' top investment trust tips for 2018.

Tom Slater: is it time to sell Scottish Mortgage Trust?

Co-manager poses the question many shareholders ask themselves after 10 years in which the global investment trust has quadrupled their money.

James Carthew: Scottish Mortgage story has me gripped

The £6.6 billion flagship global fund has gone from strength to strength, helped by the stock picking of its managers but also Baillie Gifford’s ability to communicate their vision.

Investment Trust Watch: Brittain bounces back

Georgina Brittain has engineered a turnaround in JPMorgan Smaller Companies' performance, sending its shares into the 'expensive' list.

Ian Cowie: ‘KIDs’ – another historic blunder from the turkeys at Canary Wharf

As if fresh examples of the law of unintended consequences were needed, here come the KIDs or ‘key information documents’ all investment trusts are required to publish.

Killik: time to buy Utilico Emerging Markets

The research team at Killik & Co highlights Utilico Emerging Markets as an investment company that could take off this year.

Ballot box verdicts loom for Artemis Alpha and 23 rivals

Artemis Alpha one of 24 investment trusts anxiously hoping to keep shareholders sweet ahead of continuation votes this year.

Ian Cowie: Carillion crisis confirms infrastructure shares were too high

Just as Carillion’s catastrophe warns investors to beware corporate hype, collateral damage among infrastructure funds flags up risks of buying investment trusts at double-digit premia.

Numis: trusts grow assets at faster rate than funds

A bumper 2017 saw investment trusts and companies raise £11.9 billion, capping off a frenetic five years in which they grew faster than rival open-ended funds.

Carillion collapse, Corbyn rise put infrastructure in play

Liquidation of public sector contractor has checked recent recovery of listed infrastructure funds, which look interesting for those who can stomach the political risks.