It has been a difficult period for investors in UK small cap stocks, but a strong uptick in the performance in August could be a sign that buyers are starting to return.
Funds and Investment Trusts
IPOs have been few and far between this year, but there are two new investment trusts that are about to take advantage of the attractive opportunities in the UK.
It has been a challenging time for the City of London investment trust with a double digit annual loss, yet by using its reserves it has been able to increase the dividend for a fifty-fourth consecutive year.
The private equity specialist HgCapital Trust has just released another excellent set of results and looks well-placed to continue to deliver double-digit annual growth.
Investors in the country’s largest investment trust, Scottish Mortgage, have had a stellar ride, but last week’s big sell-off could be a sign of things to come.
With tech stocks up 40% year-to-date, it’s time to re-evaluate growth opportunities and seek out undervalued stocks, writes Filipe R. Costa.
Pershing Square Holdings has generated impressive returns, yet it divides opinion and could be on the cusp of a major re-rating.
The BlackRock World Mining Trust divides opinion with some analysts backing it as a good way to profit from the mining sector, while others see it as a clear sell.
Most real-estate investment trusts (REITs) have had to cut their dividends because of the pandemic, but this is not the case for care home provider Impact Healthcare.
The BMO Managed Portfolio Trusts have been resilient through the crisis and look well-placed to continue to deliver for their income and growth investors.