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Latest News - Gavin Lumsden

Fidelity’s Alex Wright buys his fund not his investment trust

Punchy end-of-2018 investment by star fund manager reveals he thinks the UK stock market is cheap but suggests his Fidelity Special Values investment trust may currently be too dear for his liking.

Renewable Infrastructure rides high on green income demand

Renewable Infrastructure Group plans first capital raising in two years as £1.4 billion alternative income fund takes advantage of positive sentiment for its 5.5% yield and contribution to a more sustainable world.

Numis: the sweet spots in ‘alternative’ investment companies

Numis Securities updates its recommendations for investment companies investing in ‘alternative’ asset classes such as property, infrastructure and debt.

Trust Watch: BMO’s calm trust picker Hewitt up for grabs

Tired of running your own investment trust portfolio? Shares in veteran trust picker Peter Hewitt look a bit of a bargain.

Airbus A380 closure ‘positive’, claim high-yield plane funds

London-listed plane leasing funds pull out of their nose dive as their managers put a gloss on shock decision by Airbus to stop making the A380 ‘super jumbos’ they lease to the Emirates airline.

Bill Ackman pays dividends but will investors give expensive hedgie a second chance?

Pershing Square Holdings is back at the races, its shares soaring 26% this year after a dismal period since launch. A wide discount to net asset value looks a bargain but investors will take some convincing.

Valentine’s Day: investment trusts to fall in love with

Investment trusts make ideal long-term financial partners. We sift through the listed stock market funds hitting the highs - and lows - in the investor popularity stakes.

Plane funds dive after Emirates slashes ‘super jumbo’ order

Shares in four Doric and Amedeo plane-leasing funds tumble after Emirates’ decision to cut purchases of Airbus A380s cast further doubt on second-hand value of the ‘super jumbos’.

Seven income trusts for high yields & growing dividends

Peel Hunt analysts pick out investment trusts and companies they believe will generate good dividends from equities and ‘alternative’ assets.

Parliament demands RPI fix to stop ‘unfair’ gilt windfalls

(Update) Parliament steps up pressure on UK Statistics Authority to fix faults in the old retail price index (RPI) inflation measure behind billions of pounds of overpayments to holders of index-linked government bonds.