It has been a busy year for the closed-ended sector having celebrated its 150th anniversary and seeing the largest number of IPOs in over a decade. Check out our gallery showcasing the biggest investment trust stories of 2018.
Challenge completed in 12 hours
First day of dealing today
RBC Race for the Kids
Twelve trusts launched so far this year
£500,000 raised so far
Will climb the Pyrenees
Industry members abseil down Broadgate Tower
Number of challenges already completed
Hosted by Legg Mason
Highlights from this year's event
Raising money for GOSH
24-hour ping-pong with Legg Mason
Fun runs and boat races among fundraisers
Tax-efficient investment commentators predict demand for venture capital trusts (VCTs) will be "huge" this tax year but warn fundraising levels could be hit by a lack of available capacity and other pressures from new rules.
Just shy of 2005/6 tax year's £779m figure
Raised over £167,000
VCTs currently 'in the limelight'
Only four brand new trusts launched