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Comment & Analysis

Standard Aberdeen: analysts eye investment trust overlap

Aberdeen Asset Management's takeover by Standard Life could lead to pressure for merger of Dunedin Income Growth and Murray Income.

Lord Rothschild warns 70 years of prosperity at risk

'There could well be a period ahead of us when the avoidance of risk is as high a priority as the pursuit of gain,' warns RIT Capital chairman.   

HICL share offer: 4.9% yield at a smaller premium

HICL Infrastructure is on the road with its first retail share issue in nearly four years. Experts say it is a good opportunity for income investors.

Polar Capital and the quest for income from healthcare

A goal of income growth has held back performance of Polar Capital Global Healthcare Trust. Its successor may take a new approach.

Ian Cowie: rising inflation requires trusty ‘dividend heroes’

The ability of investment trusts to grow dividends year after year should capture a new generation of investors faced by higher inflation.

Ian Cowie: my ‘Rumsfeld’ approach to tech & healthcare

Our columnist knows exactly why he invests in Polar Capital Technology and Worldwide Healthcare investment trusts.

John Spiers: 5 trusts for fabulous spaces

A big fan of investment trusts wealth manager John Spiers picks out five specialist funds that have caught his eye.

James Carthew: Indian rupee repeal opens value opportunity

India investment trusts bounced back from the country's shock 'demonetisation' late last year but trade on wide discounts.  

Ian Cowie: when will FCA wake up and back investment trusts?

Ian Cowie says regulator must do much more to counter financial advisers' reluctance to recommend good value investment trusts.

James Carthew: worried about markets? Try these golden trusts

The gold price has been on the rise this year and for those who see the trend continuing, investment trusts offer opportunities.