A couple of negative broker notes have caused some pretty hefty share price declines in the renewable energy infrastructure sector this week. One of my holdings, Bluefield Solar Income, has been hit the hardest and I’ve been tempted into a tiny top-up.
I’ve deliberately kept politics out of this blog as much as possible. It rarely seems to bring out the best in people — myself included. However, there are some radical plans regarding the taxation of investments in the manifestos for the upcoming general election that are worth highlighting.
I took a small position in Bluefield Solar Income Fund last year and I’ve just topped up following a very pleasing set of results. It feels very apt that the sun is beating through the window behind me as I type this.
TR Property’s long-term returns put most other investment trusts to shame. What’s even more remarkable is that it’s smashed the market without focusing on traditional high-growth areas like technology, small-caps, or Asia.
Gresham House Energy Storage is one of three renewable/infrastructure trusts that I hold. It’s the young pup of the trio, having listed late last year. Its progress has been a little bit slow to date, but it seems to be moving in the right direction.
SDCL Energy Efficiency Income Trust, or SEEIT, is one of the newest members of the renewable infrastructure sector that has been hoovering up investors’ cash these past few years. But it offers something a little different.
HICL Infrastructure Company is the oldest and largest infrastructure trust in the UK. It was set up in 2006 and now boasts nearly £3bn in assets. Its annualised return since launch has been 9.4%, handily ahead of the 7-8% target set at its IPO.
Investing can be simple but it’s rarely easy. Our monkey brains are constantly playing tricks on us and taking mental shortcuts that can undermine even the best investing decisions. Here are 3 ways I use to get the upper hand.