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Bloomberg

2 November 2018

Oil Majors Churn Out Cash and (Mostly) Hand It Back to Investors

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Mirror Herald

2 November 2018

Brexit Update: Surge in Pound Falls Heavy on FTSE 100

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This is Money

1 November 2018

How Shell rakes in £850m EVERY day – as motorists see price of unleaded petrol soaring over 130p per litre

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Reuters

1 November 2018

Brexit-fuelled pound surge weighs on FTSE, BT earnings shine

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This is Money

6 October 2018

SCOTTISH INVESTMENT TRUST: The trust saves on costs and delivers year after year, unlike its rivals

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MoneyWeek

21 September 2018

Where to find Japan’s small, cash-rich bargain stocks

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Bloomberg

19 September 2018

Tesco undercuts Lidl and Aldi

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MoneyWeek

14 September 2018

British stocks are unloved and undervalued

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Money Observer

13 September 2018

How will heavily discounted investment trusts fare in the next bear market?

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Morningstar

10 September 2018

US Retailers Surviving the Age of Amazon

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AIC’s Compass

7 September 2018

Is the US due a reappraisal?

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AIC’s Spotlight

5 September 2018

Is the US due a reappraisal?

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The Telegraph

6 September 2018

Questor: this trust’s performance lags behind its rivals – here is why investors should hold

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The Times

25 August 2018

Why you should show a little love to UK stocks

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Investment Week

23 August 2018

MAGA: Why investors should be wary of the newest kid on the acronym block

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Bloomberg

22 August 2018

Walmart and Target Showcase Retail’s ‘Renaissance’

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Reuters

20 August 2018

Rising costs, trade worries tarnish BHP profit jump, record dividend

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Business Insider

15 August 2018

RBS shares rise after settling £3.8bn US claim

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The Sunday Times

5 August 2018

RBS shareholders ‘can expect payout bonanza’

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The Times

4 August 2018

RBS dividend ‘is big step to state sell-off’

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The Guardian

3 August 2018

RBS to pay its first dividend since 2008 bailout

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Reuters

3 August 2018

RBS announces first dividend in a decade

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Bloomberg

31 July 2018

StanChart’s Surging Costs Hinder Profit Growth for Winters

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Citywire

June 2018

Macy’s: a retail recovery story for a multi-channel age

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FT Adviser

18 June 2018

Trust manager blasts ‘bubble’ in new technology shares

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Trustnet

18 June 2018

Scottish IT’s McKinnon: Why we’re avoiding the herd into technology

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MoneyWeek

8 June 2018

The top contrarian bets for your money today

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Shares Magazine

24 May 2018

Back in black: why banks are investable once more

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Financial Times

23 May 2018

Alasdair McKinnon’s contribution to an article on Marks & Spencer.

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Money Observer

3 May 2018

Seven super trends changing the world: Here’s how to profit

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Investors Chronicle

3 May 2018

UK banks: capital strength defies inconsistent returns

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Financial Times

26 April 2018

Shell and Total results buoyed by higher oil prices

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Bloomberg

24 April 2018

Alasdair McKinnon tells Bloomberg Radio’s Caroline Hepker and Markus Karlsson why ‘Tech Sector to Face Multiple Headwinds’ on their Daybreak Europe show.

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Investment Week

9 April 2018

Alasdair McKinnon: Why aren’t we Facebook friends?

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Shares Magazine

5 April 2018

The Scottish Investment Trust takes a different approach

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Citywire

20 March 2018

Facebook fall could be ‘trigger’ for something bigger

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The Herald

5 March 2018

The flaws of going with the herd

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The Scotsman

26 February 2018

Some Scottish contenders for a cult following

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Shares Magazine

22 February 2018

High street boom or bust?

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FT Adviser

20 February 2018

Three things your clients may call you about this week …

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Professional Adviser

18 February 2018

Three things your clients may call you about this week …

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FT

16 February 2018

Funds to pick for volatile times

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Reuters

12 February 2018

Big Oil takes stage for post-austerity beauty contest

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The Telegraph

10 February 2018

Share crash: a blip, or the start of a bear market?

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MoneyWeek

9 February 2018

A defensive contrarian investment trust

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Citywire

8 February 2018

Scottish hikes dividend as contrarian calls bring in cash

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The Times

3 February 2018

Scottish Investment Trust ‘can pay high dividend for three years’

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Mail on Sunday

16 December 2017

The global fund that’s raising a glass to the vineyards of Australia

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Morningstar

13 December 2017

Are Investors Wrong to Write Off Retailers?

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Motley Fool

12 December 2017

2 bargain Trusts I’d buy and hold for 10 years

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Scottish Financial News

12 December 2017

Contrarian investment strategy sees Scottish Investment Trust up dividend

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Citywire

11 December 2017

Ian Cowie: trust in dividends to see you through tough markets

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Shares Magazine

11 December 2017

Step change in Scottish Investment Trust dividend

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Morningstar

11 December 2017

Dividend “Step Change” Amid Portfolio Growth

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Investment Week

5 December 2017

Cryptocurrencies: A curse or a blessing?

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What Investment

1 December 2017

The Scottish Investment Trust backs a rebound for ‘Ugly Duckling’ bricks & mortar retailers

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Growth Company Investor

1 December 2017

The Scottish Investment Trust backs a rebound for ‘Ugly Duckling’ bricks & mortar retailers

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FTSE Global Markets

30 November 2017

The Scottish Investment Trust back rebound for ‘Ugly Duckling’ bricks and mortar retailers

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Scottish Financial News

30 November 2017

Contrarian Scottish Investment Trust backs rebound for ‘Ugly Duckling’ bricks and mortar retailers for ‘Ugly Duckling’ bricks and mortar retailers

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FT Adviser

21 November 2017

Alasdair McKinnon shares his thoughts on ‘How to be a contrarian investor’

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Money Observer

13 November 2017

Five ‘value’ investment trusts that invest against the crowd

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Bloomberg

8 November 2017

Alasdair McKinnon tells Bloomberg Radio’s Caroline Hepker and Nejra Cehic why ‘Bricks & Mortar Trump Online Investments’  on their Daybreak Europe show.

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Daily Mail

8 November 2017

Alasdair McKinnon comments on: ‘Peak oil? Majors aren’t buying into the threat from renewables’

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The Times

30 October 2017

Greig Cameron writes about how The Scottish is ‘Finding Swans among ugly ducklings’ for his Tempus column.

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Bloomberg Money

9 October 2017

Alasdair McKinnon tells Beth Mellor why he’s backing bricks and mortar retailers.

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Scottish Financial News

28 September 2017

Appointment of Karyn Lamont as a non-executive director and Chair of audit committee.

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Wealth Adviser

27 September 2017

Scottish Investment Trust adopts contrarian approach

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Daily Telegraph

20 September 2017

Alasdair McKinnon provides his comments on Rentokil for Richard Evans’ Questor Column.

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Money Observer

23 August 2017

The Contrarian case for Oil

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Money Observer

3 August 2017

Three ‘ugly duckling’ shares I’m buying

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Interactive investor

3 August 2017

Three ‘ugly duckling’ shares I am buying

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What Investment

13 July 2017

Alasdair McKinnon, lead manager at The Scottish Investment Trust, writes exclusively for What Investment on the opportunities he is finding in the much-maligned UK retail sector right now.

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The Motley Fool

13 July 2017

The Scottish Investment Trust features in The Motley Fool’s article on three global investment trusts could help you retire early

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Compass (The AIC newsletter)

13 July 2017

Unexpected Brexit opportunities – Alasdair McKinnon explains why the surprises of the past year have been a gift for ‘ugly duckling’ investors.

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Investors Chronicle

30/3/17

This profile by Investors Chronicle’s Kate Beioley, showcases the Trust’s turn around and details the contrarian investment strategy, using some of the Trust’s star stocks as examples

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The Herald

4/3/17

Colin Donald of The Herald explores the Trust’s investment strategy and turn around

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The Times

14/2/17

Following the announcement of Aviva selling their stake in The Scottish Investment Trust, Martin Waller considers how this is a positive move for the Trust and their shareholders, looking into the future at what’s next for the Trust

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MoneyWeek

3/2/17

MoneyWeek’s Merryn Somerset Webster’s profile piece on the turnaround at The Scottish Investment Trust – focussing on the global high-conviction contrarian strategy, highlighting Alasdair’s core idea that everything is cyclical

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Trustnet

25/1/17

Rob Langston of FE Trustnet writes about the Scottish Investment Trust’s truly contrarian approach, appearing in the January issue of their magazine. The profile discusses the Trust’s core philosophy –  that fashionable companies eventually become overvalued, and vice versa

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Investment Week

18/1/17

In this profile by Investment Week, Jayna Rana writes on the direction Alasdair has taken the Trust, covering the contrarian strategy, dividend growth and the annual results

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The Herald

5/1/17

The Herald’s Personal Finance Editor showcases The Scottish Investment Trust’s Alasdair McKinnon and highlights the Trust’s revamped approach

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FT Adviser

5/1/17

Profile on The Scottish Investment Trust’s Contrarian strategy and its performance turnaround

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Citywire

4/1/17

Citywire article – Profile of the The Scottish Investment Trust’s knock out return following the reveal of their sparkling annual results

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Sunday Times

8/1/17

Michael Glackin of the Sunday Times profiles the trust, ‘ugly duckling’ strategy and some of top performing stocks

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The Times

5/1/17

As part of the Patrick Hosking’s regular column the Times’ financial editor takes a look at the Scottish Investment Trust

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The Scotsman

5/1/17

The Scotsman reviews of annual results, our strategy and some of our main holdings and performance

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