Ten investment trusts older than your nan

With Jubilee mania set to infect the whole country this weekend now is as good a time as any to cast an eye over some of the “institutions” of the finance world. Here are ten investment trusts that have been around far longer than Queenie and witnessed just as many ups and downs.

Ten investment trusts older than your nan


The earliest investment trusts were established in the 19th century and have weathered two World Wars, The Great Depression and countless other financial booms and busts along the way.

In total 37 investment trusts have been around since at least 1947, according to the Association of Investment Companies.

Here we’ve brought together the ten oldest investment trusts and asked if wisdom truly does come with age…



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