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5 important considerations when setting up a trust to protect and grow your wealth

5 important considerations when setting up a trust to protect and grow your wealth

Trusts are documents made to minimize the hassles and fees associated with handing over property titles or assets at the benefit of a third party. A trust attached to a will can be used to direct your assets to specific people and control the amount of money you’ll pay out to them.

Five years of JISA investing - almost £10,000 birthday boost since launch

With the Junior ISA celebrating its five year anniversary on 1 November 2016, Fidelity International highlights how investors could have helped their little one build up a savings pot of over £27,000 since its launch.

Investment trusts riding high in J.P. Morgan platform bestseller list

The latest monthly sales figures from J.P. Morgan Asset Management's online investment platform, WealthManager+, show more than half of the top 10 funds based on December 2012 net inflows were investment trusts. However, US equities remained the most popular choice both in December and for 2012 as a whole.

Baring Europe Select Trust shows strong performance

Baring Asset Management ("Barings"), the international investment firm, is celebrating another successful year for the Baring Europe Select Trust as the fund marks its twenty-eighth anniversary.

JP Morgan Brazil investment trust sees positive returns in Brazil

With Brazil's economy growing by 2.7% last year, significantly more than the UK's 0.8% growth, and with the country's economy overtaking the UK's (£1.56 billion compared to £1.53 billion) J.P. Morgan Asset Management outlines its thoughts on the investment potential for the region.

JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust hits target

The JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust has exceeded its target of paying 4p dividend in its first year. The investment trust has announced a final dividend of 1.45p per Ordinary share, taking the total dividends paid in the first period since launch (July 2010 to 29 July 2011) to 4.7p.

Alliance Trust Savings waives purchase fee on 35 investment trusts

Alliance Trust Savings announces the launch of a special offer for its customers giving free online purchases on an extensive range of leading investment trusts.

Alliance Trust Savings top 20 most popular investment trusts

Alliance Trust Savings has published the 20 most popular investment trusts purchased in the first six months of the year on its i.nvest platform.

European dividends continue to grow

Investors should look to European equities, which are outperforming and have strong dividends, according to the manager of the JPMorgan European Investment Trust, Stephen Macklow-Smith.

Domestic demand drives booming German economy

Baring Asset Management (Barings) believes the booming economic conditions in Germany are set to continue and investors would do well to recognise the potential to be found in Europe’s largest economy.

Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Investment Trust

In June Aberdeen is to launch the only UK-listed emerging markets (EM) smaller companies investment trust - to be known as the Aberdeen Emerging Markets Smaller Companies Trust PLC.

Additional share issurance for Emerging Market Income Trust

J.P. Morgan Asset Management confirms that following the launch of the JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust in July 2010, the investment trust has raised a further GBP 40.9 million, which equates to new capital equivalent of more than 39% of the initial public offer proceeds.

Standard Life Property Income Trust completes first development

Standard Life Investments, one of the largest real estate investors in Europe, has announced, that the Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust PLC (SLIPIT) has recently completed the development and letting of a bespoke headquarters facility in Aberdeen for Hydrasun Group.

Global emerging markets offer high yielding investment returns

The number of high yielding, liquid stocks across global emerging markets is approximately four times more than that of UK domiciled companies according to new data from the managers of JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income Trust.

Private investors favoured stimulus

The best thing George Osborne could have done in yesterday's Budget was stimulate investment in business so the UK can grow its way out of recession, according to users of F&C's investment trust website,