A century’s old pedigree

Investment trusts have endured, largely unchanged, since the late 1800s The closed-ended structure, and not having to manage inflows and outflows, has been found to contribute to performance Flexibility of income generation will be important…

Asia: the demographic dividend

By Adrian Lim, Investment Director, Edinburgh Dragon Trust plc Asia has a young, entrepreneurial and increasingly wealthy population This brings investment opportunities in areas such as healthcare and financial services As entrepreneurship declines in the…

Week in Review: Meltdown!

It’s been a while, but share-price volatility is back – and how! This week, the world’s main equity markets plunged sharply on Monday, bounced briefly mid-week, then slumped again on Thursday. The S&P 500’s 4.1%…