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AJ Bell: Trusts outperform equivalent fund 75% of the time

AJ Bell: Trusts outperform equivalent fund 75% of the time

Research from investment platform AJ Bell has found investment trusts outperformed open-ended funds run by the same manager over a ten-year period three quarters of the time, with the majority also costing the investor less in management fees.

interactive investor: 'Discount opportunists' are piling into Woodford Patient Capital

interactive investor: 'Discount opportunists' are piling into Woodford Patient Capital

Bargain hunters have snapped up shares in Woodford Patient Capital (WPCT) during June, as it surged to the top spot in platform interactive investor's monthly list of most-bought trusts.

Darwall departs Jupiter to set up Devon Equity Management

Darwall departs Jupiter to set up Devon Equity Management

Alexander Darwall will leave Jupiter Fund Management to set up his own fund house, Devon Equity Management, and is set to take the £985m Jupiter European Opportunities investment trust (JEO) he runs with him.

Is Woodford Patient Capital revamp enough to lure back buyers?

Is Woodford Patient Capital revamp enough to lure back buyers?

The overhaul of Woodford Patient Capital trust's (WPCT) board must go even further, according to industry commentators, as brokers continue to urge investors to think carefully about snapping up shares despite its 32% discount to net asset value (NAV).

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Up in smoke: tobacco firms feel burn of disruption

Few industries are seeing as much disruption to the old order as tobacco. What does this mean for investors?

Up in smoke: tobacco firms feel burn of disruption

Few industries are seeing as much disruption to the old order as tobacco. What does this mean for investors?

Fund managers raise risk exposure on rate-cut expectations

The latest Bank of America Merrill Lynch Global Fund Manager Survey finds asset allocators have upped their holdings in equities and reduced cash levels.