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Investment Trust Insider - Videos

What is the difference between ‘investment trusts’ and ‘investment companies’?

Gavatar explains the meaning of the two terms frequently applied to funds listed on the London Stock Exchange.

Brexit Meltdown: are property trusts better than funds?

With investors again pulling money from commercial property funds, our panel of experts debate the best way to access bricks and mortar and what the City regulator should do to avoid a damaging repeat of the 2016 fund suspensions.

Hugh Young: the buck stops with me on Asia recovery

Veteran Asia Pacific fund manager Hugh Young discusses how he is going to improve the performance of Aberdeen Standard Asia Focus and the other investment trusts run by his team.

Should I buy a new investment trust at launch?

Gavatar explains why this question isn’t as daft as it might appear and why in the past the answer was often ‘no’.

Genevra Banszky von Ambroz: why I like investment trusts

Partner at Smith & Williamson explains why investment trusts and companies are vital components in her clients’ portfolios.

India Capital Growth: oil price fall a relief but we’re not out of the woods

David Cornell of India Capital Growth says recent drop in oil price has helped India's stock market and currency rally after a difficult year.

Investment trusts: should I worry about discounts?

Discounts – where investment trust share prices trade below their underlying value – are sometimes presented as a good thing. Are they, asks Gavatar?

How do we get young people into investment trusts?

Investment trusts make ideal long-term, investment plans yet few young people get a chance to use them. Alex Denny of Fidelity International has a solution.

What’s the main advantage of investment trusts?

Davina Walter, chairman of JPMorgan US Smaller Companies and a former fund manager, explains why she likes investment trusts and investment companies.

Why do investment trusts buy their own shares?

‘Gavatar’ explains why share buybacks are an important way for investment trusts to ensure their shareholders get a good deal.