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…

Message from Alasdair McKinnon, Manager

Even as large-scale disruption in China became evident, investors effectively shrugged. In light of this, we made some timely changes in advance of the current correction.

The Contrarian

Read about our Manager’s timely portfolio changes in anticipation of today’s stormy markets and his current thinking, find out how Investment Trusts can serve all generations and more, in our latest newsletter...

Navigating the storm

As contrarian investors, we’re always on the lookout for excessive complacency and, conversely, seeking opportunities where investors have grown too gloomy. In this article, read how we prepared for the current storm...

Monthly Factsheet – March 2020

As the Covid-19 pandemic’s human and economic toll became clearer, global equity markets recoiled heavily in March. Among the extraordinary stimulus measures announced by politicians and central bankers was a $2 trillion fiscal package in the US.

Investment trusts for generations

These are challenging times for many, but it’s important to remember that there’s much to look forward to and plan for. And long-term investing can be useful in the future – for all generations.

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
[Video] A. McKinnon on
CNBC Street Signs

A. McKinnon comments on some of the most significant macro events that shaped global stockmarkets, including Brexit, gold, tech stocks and more.

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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.

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