Bramdean Alternatives investment trust non-executive director Peter Barton has resigned from the firm.
The commodity boom does not appear to be over and some believe that the falls in the autumn were simply a breather before entering round two of the bull run. Lately, the price of industrial metals has been creeping back up while recovery has been seen in numerous commodity-related stocks.
Nic Cicutti’s recent article in Money Marketing seemed to question the authority of an Aifa publication and the accuracy of the University of Nottingham trust index on IFAs.
Zero dividend preference shares (ZDPs) have become a more attractive investment proposition following the recent budget, according to Wins Investment Trusts (Wins).Once the darling of the investment trust industry, the popularity of ZDPs suffered in 2001 because of their connection in the split capital crisis. However, according to Wins the recent proposed increase in the […]
The fastest growers in the Artemis Global Select Fund this year were also the largest companies, Amazon and Nike. Simon is looking to buy more like them in 2016.
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