Top Investment Trusts for Income

Investing in trusts can pay dividends - but make sure the pay-out is sustainable

Holly Black 14 May, 2019 | 3:23PM
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Income-seekers should consider investments trusts for decent dividends – some 31 equity trusts are yielding 4% or more, according to research by Stifel.

Depending on the level of risk investors are willing to take, they could pocket a yield of up to 6.3%. The three-star rated Henderson Far East Income (HFEL) has the highest dividend on offer, according to Stifel. The trust, managed by Mike Kerley, invests in equities across China, Australia and Singapore. Top holdings include computer chip maker Taiwan Semiconductor and real estate developer China Vanke.

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Securities Mentioned in Article

Security NamePriceChange (%)Morningstar
BlackRock Energy and Resources Inc90.00 GBX-0.55Rating
BlackRock World Mining Trust Ord615.00 GBX-1.13Rating
BP PLC289.20 GBX-2.18Rating
Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE GDR3.08 EUR0.00
Edinburgh Investment Ord600.00 GBX-0.33Rating
Henderson Far East Income Ord308.50 GBX-0.64Rating
HSBC Holdings PLC397.45 GBP0.00Rating
Lowland Ord1,395.00 GBX0.72Rating
Murray International Ord1,122.00 GBX-1.23Rating
Rio Tinto PLC6,101.00 GBP0.00Rating
Severn Trent PLC2,800.00 GBX0.76

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Holly Black  is Senior Editor,


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