Number of trusts paying quarterly dividends jumps to 50%
The number of investment trusts paying a dividend on a quarterly basis has risen to 50%, according to new research from the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
Franklin Templeton shuts three funds; teases upcoming products
Franklin Templeton has announced it will be shutting three of its Oeic products, while hinting it has other investment offerings in the pipeline.
The 10 investment company sectors paying top yields
There is no end in sight for investors sick of the so-called hunt for income and so the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has looked at exactly which sectors offer the best dividend yields. We’ve gathered the top 10 here.
Five ideas to diversify your income stream
Since the financial crisis, investors have increasingly turned to equities to provide an income. One favourite has been the £63.5bn IA UK Equity Income sector, but this has suffered two months of investor outflows. Taking this on board, Architas investment director Adrian Lowcock suggests five ways investors can diversify their income.
Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust boosts yield
The Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust has boosted its dividend yield to around 4.5%, with shareholders overwhelmingly backing a distribution from capital in a vote this week.