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What is Responsible Investing?

  • January 23, 2020

Responsible investment explicitly acknowledges the importance of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors in the investment decision. There are many ways of investing responsibly and three of the most common…

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Sustainable Investing

  • November 5, 2019

Sustainable investing is an investment approach that considers environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in portfolio selection and management. This type of investing is growing rapidly. According to Morningstar, the…

The benefits of Investment Trusts

The benefits of Investment Trusts

  • October 11, 2019

Many seasoned City professionals will expound the virtues of closed-ended investment trusts over their open-ended investment company (OEIC) counterparts. Investment trusts highlight lower fees, increased diversification and significantly better investment…

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The effect of fund charges on performance

  • October 11, 2019

There does not appear to be a clear linear relationship between fund charges and the gross performance generated by the fund manager (FCA Asset Management Review, 2017) Looking at the…

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The history of Investment Trusts

  • September 18, 2019

Investment trusts, often dubbed investment companies or closed-ended funds, are one of the oldest types of investment vehicles, dating back to the 19th century. Investment trusts were a Victorian invention…