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UK smaller companies trusts have been among the best performers of the year, but discounts on their shares remain high.

Struggling education services group has given Finsbury Growth & Income’s star fund manager a list of its performance targets as he agonises over whether to dump the stock or buy more of its shares.

Corporate financier TradeRisks looks to capitalise on interest in social housing with launch of Residential Secure Income real estate investment trust (Reit).

Commentary

The ISA allowance has increased to £20,000 meaning investors can save almost a third as much again in their ISA.

Sam Morse, Manager of Fidelity European Values, on the outlook for Europe as Brexit begins.

Charles Luke, Manager of Murray Income Trust, gives his thoughts on the impact of Brexit on the UK.

Press releases

The AIC has collated comments from UK investment company managers on the impact of the election.

30 member companies celebrate significant anniversaries this year, with three reaching 130 years.

The AIC has published the VCT fundraising figures for the 2016/17 tax year.

Announcements

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Videos

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VCT panel discussion with Patrick Reeve & David Hall

Patrick Reeve, Managing Partner, Albion Ventures and David Hall, Managing Director, YFM Equity Partners discuss where they are finding investment opportunities, the strong demand for VCTs and the benefits of VCTs for investors, as well as the impact of VCTs on the UK economy.

Securities Trust of Scotland Manager Update

Mark Whitehead, Portfolio Manager of Securities Trust of Scotland, discusses the outlook for markets, the stocks he’s finding attractive and the trust’s recent evolution to an unconstrained investment approach.

What are the prospects for markets and the investment company industry in 2017?

The AIC talks to Bruce Stout, manager of Murray International, Peter Ewins, manager of F&C Global Smaller Companies and James Henderson, manager of Lowland, Law Debenture and Henderson Opportunities, about what 2017 may have in store for the investment company industry.

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See how VCT investment has helped dynamic businesses in the UK grow.
 

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