December 2018
Year ahead
Ladies, gentlemen and non-binary persons, start your engines…

With Britain only months away from the bright, sunlit uplands of Brexit and America officially ‘great’ again, we present our best ideas for what looks set to be a fascinating year…

Features
BlackRock
Ingredients for change

The UK market has only been cheaper twice in the last century; and on both occasions the world was at war...

Year in review
Why did the chicken cross the road?

Because he was so bored of reading newspapers devoted entirely to Brexit he was hoping he’d be hit by a truck.

Fund Research
JPMorgan Emerging Markets

The trust has been a consistent outperformer investing in volatile emerging markets...

Features
Resolute investors: part two

James and Tom continue their discussion, moving on to talk through portfolio companies which are at the forefront of profound change in their industries...

Features
Baillie Gifford
Resolute investors: part one

In this in depth discussion, Scottish Mortgage joint managers James Anderson and Tom Slater talk about some of the key investment lessons they have learnt and how these have impacted the distinctiv...

Strategy
Efficiency is everything

With fee structures under increasing scrutiny, we analyse which trusts limit their costs without sacrificing standards...

Fund Research
F&C Investment Trust

The world’s oldest investment trust is on course for its 48th consecutive year of dividend increases having paid a dividend every year since launch...

Fund Research
Monks Investment Trust

Diversification is a key attribute of the portfolio, with the managers focusing on the type of growth they anticipate each company delivering...

Fund Research
Aberdeen New India

The trust has outperformed the market handsomely over the past five years thanks to strong stock selection...

Features
Brexit: Why we see an opportunity in smaller companies

The team behind Invesco Perpetual UK Smaller Companies Investment Trust believe the current shenanigans could work out well for investors who are prepared to hold their nerve...

News & Events
Flash update - Majedie Investments: final results

A brief review of Majedie investments 30 September final results, announced 5 December 2018...

Strategy
Surf's up

As rough markets drive share price volatility up, we use a proprietary statistical technique to highlight trusts which have rarely looked cheaper...

Invesco
The long term opportunity in domestic value

Invesco's Ciaran Mallon thinks the referendum has created a clear opportunity for UK investors...

Fund Research
Impax Environmental Markets

Long term thinking...

Fund Research
JPMorgan Asian

Recent performance has been impressive, with the trust outperforming in rising and falling markets...

Fund Research
Invesco Perpetual Select Trust plc: UK Equity Share Portfolio

James Goldstone aims to identify undervalued companies and take advantage of the under-pricing...

Fund Research
Aberdeen Japan

Aberdeen Japan aims to generate long-term capital growth from a concentrated portfolio of Japanese stocks...

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