3 Investment Trusts for Inflation-Busting Income

Investment trusts are fertile hunting ground for investors seeking above-inflation yields. This trio fit the bill and are highly rated by Morningstar analysts

David Brenchley 24 October, 2017 | 3:21PM
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Lloyds is  widely held by income trusts

A further spike in UK inflation saw the consumer prices index (CPI) hit 3% in September for the first time in five years. Inflation has now been above the Bank of England’s target rate of 2% since February.

While interest rates are likely to rise in November, and potentially again in 2018, increases will be gradual and come from an historic low level of 0.25%. As a result, savers are increasingly being pushed towards the stock market to maximise returns.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
Rating
BAE Systems PLC533.60 GBX0.15Rating
BP PLC324.30 GBX0.03Rating
British American Tobacco PLC2,771.00 GBX-0.04Rating
City of London Ord394.50 GBX-0.38Rating
Edinburgh Investment Ord619.00 GBX-1.59Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC424.60 GBX0.88Rating
Lloyds Banking Group PLC47.20 GBX0.41Rating
Murray International Ord1,194.00 GBX-0.50Rating
Unilever PLC4,248.50 GBX-0.31Rating

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David Brenchley

David Brenchley  is a Reporter for Morningstar.co.uk

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