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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…


Unsolicited Telephone Calls
Annual General Meeting

The Scottish will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) at the Royal College of Physicians in Edinburgh at 10.30am on Tuesday, 4 February 2019.

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.

Profitless growth in the US stockmarket…
is it different this time?

Did you know that 40% of US-listed companies failed to make a profit in the last year? And yet, the US market continues to plough ahead. We discuss the disconnect between profitability and share price growth…

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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