Find out how closed-ended funds can make you money (what are investment trusts?)
Magazine | 1 Jun 2016
It is one of the mantras of the investment world that the prudent investor is one who diversifies. Working on this year’s investment trust awards has revealed for me the breadth of options available for private investors seeking diversification.
Magazine | 1 Apr 2016
The great Warren Buffett has a saying that ‘if markets were rational, I would be begging for change outside a drugstore’.
Magazine | 1 Feb 2016
While the steady-as-she-goes investment trusts are likely to be the cornerstones of most private investors’ portfolios, the temptation is strong to include a few holdings with the capacity to generate outsized returns and afford to the shrewd investor the bragging rights amongst his or her peers.
Magazine | 24 Nov 2014
Nick Britton unveils an eclectic list of closed-ended funds for an income investor's portfolio. Investment trusts are perfect for the income investor.
Magazine | 28 Jul 2014
Finding an investment trust trading at a hefty discount to its net assets can be like spotting a shilling in a swamp.
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Guides | 2 Jun 2014
Whether you’re an income investor or interested in long-term growth, balancing different regional stock markets in your portfolio will make all the difference to your returns.
Magazine | 28 May 2014
Meet the winners of the 2014 What Investment Trust Awards, all of which have delivered outstanding performance in their respective sectors.
Feature | 3 Apr 2014
For many years now, investors in venture capital trusts (VCTs) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) have been taking advantage of the significant renewables subsidies being offered by the government.
Guides | 3 Apr 2014
What's the difference between a unit trust and an investment trust? In this helpful guide, What Investment looks at the pros and cons of each.
Magazine | 31 Mar 2014
Revealing the most cost-effective online brokers and investment platforms for holders of investment trust shares.
Feature | 20 Feb 2014
Paul Latham, managing director at Octopus Investments, explains how venture capital trusts (VCTs) and the Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) can help you benefit from the wave of entrepreneurship that is powering the UK economy.
Magazine | 25 Jun 2013
The winners of the What Investment Trust Awards 2013 reveal what it takes to be the best.
Magazine | 27 Mar 2013
As What Investment reveals the most consistently excellent investment trusts over the past 15 years, we hear from the experts on what has propelled them to the top – and what will keep them there.
Guides | 25 Mar 2013
Buying investment trusts at a ‘discount’ is often billed as a good opportunity for investors, but it’s not quite that simple.
Video | 4 Mar 2013
Experts explain why investment trusts can provide a more reliable and diversified dividend stream than open-ended funds.
Magazine | 19 Dec 2012
What Investment explores the UK-focused investment trusts that are capitalising on the strength and resilience of London-listed companies.