Andrew Bell, at the helm of the £1.4bn Witan investment trust, sees economic recovery this time around in Japan after so many false dawns and has increased exposure to the country
In the post-RDR debate on charges, some call for a flat rate to challenge open-ended funds. But the complexity of trust management warrants a performance fee built into the pricing
Despite significant knocks to net asset value this year, analysts predict relief for property trusts as investors show signs of interest in good-quality stock let on shorter leases
Newly announced rules on how platforms will be paid for mark the end of a winding road of reform and arguably the biggest long-term opportunity for the investment company industry.
JP Morgan’s Anthony Vallee says that as small and mid-sized companies turn to convertible bonds to raise capital, his Global Convertibles Income trust will benefit from high dividends.
Lack of knowledge, fears over higher volatility and platform restrictions mean the predicted surge in investment trust sales still remains elusive
The manager of SV Life Sciences’ International Biotechnology Trust says the tradition-ally risky sector is in great shape, having caught the imagination of generalist investors
A strong market rally has helped transform sentiment in the closed-ended sector and the RDR has been instrumental in putting the products on the same level as open-ended funds