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The investment trusts that just keep growing their dividends

By Lauren Mason | 13:00 | 07-Oct-2015

FE Trustnet takes a look at data released from the Association of Investment Companies, which shows that a total of 36 trusts have increased their pay-outs each year for more than a decade.

Dampier: My favourite mid and small cap funds

11:00 | 07-Oct-2015

Hargreaves Lansdown’s Mark Dampier reveals the smaller cap managers he views as some of the best in the business.

Prepare for another ‘Black Monday’ over the coming months, warns Harris

07:00 | 07-Oct-2015

The City Financial head of multi-asset is maintaining a number of hedging strategies within his portfolios in preparation for another sharp fall in equity markets before the ...

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The three questions investors should ask in the middle of a geopolitical shock

06 Oct, 2015 at 11:00

Columbia Threadneedle’s global CIO reveals the three questions he asks when deciding how to react to a geopolitical crisis and which risk is concerning him the most right now.

The investment trusts with the safest dividends

05 Oct, 2015 at 11:00

Using data from Numis, we examine investment trusts to see which have the most protection in place when it comes to income payouts.

The market has found itself in a “ridiculous state”, warns Bennett

By Alex Paget on 05 Oct, 2015 at 07:00

FE Alpha Manager John Bennett tells FE Trustnet how he will be positioning his portfolios given that central bankers are now trapped and the deflation bogeyman has “come home to roost”.

Taylor: The oil price will stay below $50 for decades

15:00 | 06-Oct-2015

FE Alpha Manager Chris Taylor, head of research at Neptune Investment Management, explains why investors should prepare for an oil price of below $50 a barrel for the next decade or two.

JP Morgan: Alternative strategies are now needed to keep portfolios safe

13:00 | 06-Oct-2015

JP Morgan’s Jimmy Elliot tells FE Trustnet why he believes that equities and bonds simply aren’t enough to weather many portfolios against future storms

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  Price Chg %Chg
FTSE 100 6359.25 33.09 0.52
Previous close 6326.16
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FE Alpha Managers

Rank Manager name 5y (%)
1 Alex Wright 149.4
2 Mark Martin 141.3
3 Simon Knott 140.4
4 John MacDougall 139.7
5 Philip Rodrigs 127.6


Currency vs; GBP USD EUR
British Pound (GBP)   1.0000 1.5246 1.3531
US Dollar (USD)   0.6559 1.0000 0.8875
Euro (EUR)   0.7391 1.1268 1.0000
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