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Aberdeen UK Tracker, the only 'passive' fund that can beat the index, cuts its annual fee in response to the price war from rivals.

Manager replaces Shinji Higaki as Japanese smaller companies investment trust tries to catch up with sector leader Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon. 

Lender aims to be first peer-to-peer platform to launch its own fund and says investors will pay no management or performance fees.

Woodford Patient Capital and Augmentum private equity fund, backed by RIT Capital Partners, pour £7.5 million into Seedrs.

Greencoat UK Wind, the only stock market listed wind power fund, says government cuts won’t blow it or renewable energy off course.

Marwyn Value Investors invests more profits from Entertainment One, the TV company behind Peppa Pig, as it backs the flotation of Gloo Networks, a new media technology company.

Former BP boss Tony Hayward’s plan to re-launch private equity trust as a global energy fund take a knock as board delays shareholder vote.

Allianz Technology Trust manager Walter Price says technology giant faces slowing growth but still believes it a 'cheap stock'.

Investment trust cuts annual charge after difficult start to its new smaller companies focus sees shares in top holding, Australian law firm Slater & Gordon, halve amid regulatory inquiries. 

Former BP chief executive Tony Hayward among group of oil industry veterans seeking to exploit a ‘compelling’ investment opportunity.