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John Baron's Investment Trust Portfolios

Our investment trust specialist John Baron has many years of outperformance behind him. He has developed two portfolios of investment trusts which offer income and growth investment strategies. John Baron shares his wisdom in this specialist and popular investment class on a monthly basis.

Latest Updates

  1. Smaller returns

    Smaller returns

    By John Baron | 09 June 2017

    John Baron reminds readers why smaller companies remain favoured by the portfolios

  2. Emerging returns

    Emerging returns

    By John Baron | 05 May 2017

    John Baron explains why he is increasing exposure to emerging markets - but gradually

  3. Yielding returns

    By John Baron | 06 April 2017

    John Baron reminds readers why the portfolios have an income focus relative to their benchmarks

  4. Seeking value

    Seeking value

    By John Baron | 10 March 2017

    John Baron explains why the portfolios are increasing exposure to UK ‘value’ stocks

  5. Backing Britain

    Backing Britain

    By John Baron | 09 February 2017

    John Baron explains why the portfolios are increasing their exposure to UK equities, while taking profits in the Far East

Our portfolios

Simon Thompson's Bargain Portfolio

A collection of value shares selected using Ben Graham's investing ideas

Mr Bearbull's Global Fund Portfolio

A portfolio of instruments designed to capture the rise of emerging markets

Mr Bearbull's Income Fund Portfolio

A collection of high-yielding shares that's beaten the market since 1998

Chris Dillow's Benchmark Portfolio

Simple portfolios picked using simple rules that often beat the market

David Stevenson's SIPP Portfolio

Our columnist describes how he manages his pension fund and what he puts in it

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