Welcome to the Scottish Investment Trust

At the Scottish, our high conviction, global contrarian investment approach aims to generate above-average investment returns over the longer term for our investors…


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Long-term investing in a nutshell

You may already know that squirreling something away early is important for a comfortable retirement. Read how a contrarian approach could help you build your retirement nest egg...

The snowball effect of dividends

If you’re a regular reader, you’ll know that we often talk about dividends. That’s because they can make a big difference to your long-term investments.

Monthly Factsheet – January 2020

Amid distinctly mixed news in January, global stockmarkets made a subdued start to 2020. As investors sought safety, defensive sectors performed well...

Four key questions for investors in #Contrarian2020

As contrarians, we’re always watching for signs that the market’s tides might be about to turn. Our core conviction is that everything is cyclical – including out-of-favour stocks. So, could 2020 be the ‘Year of the Ugly Duckling’?

The Scottish named ‘Best Investment Trust’ at Shares Awards 2019
The Uncertainty Principle:
why momentum matters

Momentum’ is something that matters greatly for stockmarkets, and Werner Heisenberg’s thought provoking idea echoes the counter-intuitive way that modern markets behave...

[Video] Alasdair McKinnon on
CNBC Street Signs

A. McKinnon’s interview on CNBC Street Signs, where he comments on some of the most significant macro events that shaped global stockmarkets over past months, also covering Brexit, gold and tech stocks.

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Who we are

We do not attempt to follow investment fashions but instead seek investments in which we can foresee long term upside in share price performance.

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News & views

Read our latest news, views and thoughts on a wide range of contrarian investing topics.

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How to invest

Shares in The Scottish Investment Trust can be bought and sold in a number of ways. Find out more.

New to investing or investment trusts? Want to explore contrarian investing? Visit our Learning hub.

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