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Net Asset Value(s)

10 July, 2020 10:23:31 | By Smithson

Net Asset Value(s)

10 July, 2020 10:23:31 | By Smithson

Net Asset Value(s)

09 July, 2020 10:21:16 | By Smithson

Net Asset Value(s)

09 July, 2020 10:21:16 | By Smithson

Issue of Equity

08 July, 2020 17:13:08 | By Smithson

What others are saying

Money Marketing - Will a Terry Smith-backed investment trust be a victor of the crisis?

14 May, 2020 | By Justin Cash

Portfolio manager Simon Barnard tells us how he is piloting Smithson – the trust the star manager, Terry Smith, helped fund – through choppy waters.

Portfolio Adviser - Smithson reveals stocks that have aided its coronavirus outperformance

01 April, 2020 | By Jessica Tasman-Jones

Fundsmith investment trust delivers less than half the 23% falls seen in the MSCI index. The Smithson Investment Trust has revealed the stocks in its portfolio that have buoyed performance during the coronavirus sell-off as part of a remote presentation given during its first AGM.

Master Investor - Smithson’s quality bias leaves it well placed to weather the storm

23 March, 2020 | By Nick Sudbury

The Smithson Investment Trust has held up better than many other equity funds because of its quality bias and focus on strong balance sheets.

What Terry Smith is saying

Money Observer - Fundsmith’s Terry Smith: forecasters are like Michael Fish

03 January, 2019 | By Terry Smith

Tumult, turbulence and turmoil are just the words beginning with the letter T used by commentators to describe the behaviour of stock markets in October. I think it’s always good to look at the definition of the words we are being asked to accept. For example: turmoil, noun: a state of great disturbance, confusion, or uncertainty . synonyms: confusion, upheaval(s), turbulence, tumult, disorder.

Financial Times - Busting the myths of investment: Do equities outperform bonds?

07 November, 2018 | By Terry Smith

As an equity fund manager, questioning the investment myth that equities outperform bonds is the equivalent of coprolalia, an occasional characteristic of Tourette’s syndrome in which the sufferer involuntarily utters socially inappropriate remarks.

Financial Times - Busting the myths of investment: who needs income?

03 October, 2018 | By Terry Smith

There seems to be something so alluring about dividend income that it often seems to lead investors to abandon common sense or be encouraged to do so by the investment industry. For example, how many times have you heard it said that the majority of returns from investment in equities comes from reinvestment of the dividends?


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