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Ex-Old Mutual bond head Johnson joins Invesco trust board

Ex-Old Mutual bond head Johnson joins Invesco trust board

Christine Johnson, former head of fixed income at Old Mutual, has joined the board of the £117m Invesco Perpetual Enhanced Income trust, in her first role in the closed-ended sector.

Witan chooses Hargreaves Lansdown to take on savings schemes

Witan chooses Hargreaves Lansdown to take on savings schemes

The boards of the £1.7bn Witan Investment Trust and Witan Investment Services have agreed to transfer the savings schemes to leading investment platform Hargreaves Lansdown to better serve account holders.

Ruffer trio bemoan 'disappointing' year but prepare to be 'greedy when others are fearful'

Ruffer trio bemoan 'disappointing' year but prepare to be 'greedy when others are fearful'

The managers of the Ruffer investment trust called 2018 a 'disappointing and frustrating' year in terms of returns, but are confident the protective investments they have in place will serve them well in 2019.

Winterflood takes value stance in recommendations list for 2019

Winterflood takes value stance in recommendations list for 2019

The investment companies research team at Winterflood has revealed its investment trust model portfolio for 2019, which includes 12 new names and ten disposals from last year's list, and which aims to take advantage of "proven managers" as well as value opportunities in the sector.

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FundCalibre’s five funds for a fresh start in 2019

Analyst Ryan Lightfoot-Brown highlights five recently launched funds worth considering to take advantage of new investment opportunities.

Is the emerging market bear slump over?

Investors from Ashmore Group and GAM Investments suggest reasons why unloved emerging markets could rally in 2019.

Nomura’s Hodges: Don’t get carried away with the market recovery

Nomura Asset Management’s Dickie Hodges explains why the first couple of weeks of the year are unlikely to set the tone for the rest of 2019.