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Investment trust special: go global for income

Investment trust special: go global for income

At the most recent Bank of England meeting the Monetary Policy Committee, which sets UK interest rates, said that economic growth had “slowed materially”, and two out of nine committee members voted for a cut. Although the rate remains unchanged, at 0.75 per cent it is not a good environment for savers and investors who need income. As a result, many investors have looked to overseas equity income, which also has the benefit of sidestepping Brexit risks and tapping into faster-growing economies around the world.

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