Specialist investment trust tips for 2013

Specialist investment trust tips for 2013
News from Interactive Investor:

This article is for information and discussion purposes only and does not form a recommendation to invest or otherwise. The value of an investment may fall. The investments referred to in this article may not be suitable for all investors, and if in doubt, an investor should seek advice from a qualified investment adviser.

Our annual examination of niche opportunities focuses on investments of a type not easily replicated outside of the closed-end investment companies sector.

Some are linked to equities so are likely to be at their best when stockmarkets are strong. Others invest in alternative sectors and should prove more resilient when stockmarkets are struggling. It is unlikely they will all perform well at the same time.

Looking at last year’s tips, the ordinary income shares of JPMorgan Income and CapitalĀ (JPI) performed strongly, as was to be expected from a highly-geared share in a rising market. We are including a subscription share this year as an alternative way of gaining geared

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