UK Gilt yields may continue to plunge, but there are a good number of investment trusts with a yield in excess of 4 per cent - a premium to the yield of 3.7 per cent on the FTSE All-Share index, according to Oriel Securities. And these are not just trusts that invest in weird and wonderful assets on which you might not want to take a punt, but mainstream equity funds. However, this has not gone unnoticed by investors, resulting in some of these trusts trading close to or at premiums to net asset value (NAV).
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