Investment trusts investing in illiquid assets such as those in the Sector Specialist: Leasing and Sector Specialist: Debt categories are the highest yielding at over 6%, while global and UK equity income vehicles are lagging peers, according to research by the Association of Investment Companies (AIC).
Of those sectors yielding more than 3% as at 30 September, most invest in alternatives such as property and infrastructure, although those specifically focused on income generation also featured. The...
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In recent weeks, investors have fixated on the inversion of several sovereign yield curves, most notably the US Treasury curve.
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