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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Finding income in a dividend drought:
A contrarian approach

With roughly half of the UK’s FTSE 100 companies having cancelled, cut, or suspended their dividends, there is a good rationale for income investors to look further afield.

Opportunities for investors in

As contrarians, we focus on the stocks that are unloved and underappreciated – but have a catalyst for change that others miss. As we look towards 2021, we have singled out three key areas of the market where we believe the best opportunities may lie.

[Video] Alasdair McKinnon on CNBC Squawk Box Europe

Watch Alasdair McKinnon’s interview on CNBC Squawk Box Europe as he comments on the impact of tightening European lockdown restrictions and how developments in the US, from election to new stimulus, are key to current market sentiment.

‘Growth’ has ruled the recovery.
What next for investors?

Aside from some recent missteps, markets have made a swift recovery and even recorded new all-time highs this year, driving contrasting fortunes of ‘growth’ and ‘value’ to a new extreme. Can this endure indefinitely?

Monthly Factsheet – October 2020

Most of the world’s stockmarkets declined in October as rising coronavirus infections reignited concerns about the economic recovery. The uncertainty around the US election and the ongoing delays to a fiscal support package further dampened investor sentiment.

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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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How to invest

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

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