Investment Trusts 

Investment trusts continue to raise dividends, but future increases under threat

Investment trusts continue to raise dividends, but future increases under threat

City of London Investment Trust (CTY), Bankers Investment Trust (BNKR) and Alliance Trust (ATST) have raised their dividends for 53 years in a row, while a further 18 also qualify as Association of Investment Companies (AIC) ‘dividend heroes' because they have raised their dividends for 20 or more years in a row. These include Caledonia Investments (CLDN), which has raised its dividends for 52 years in a row. Seven trusts have increased their dividends for 40 or more years in a row and five have done this for more than 30 consecutive years.

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