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2 October 2017

Chelverton Small Companies Dividend Trust is a top-performing UK Equity Income trust but risks slipping under investors’ radar unless it raises a lot more money in January.

2 October 2017

Plaudits pour in for Baillie Gifford Japan trust manager who has announced she will step down after 37 years at the Edinburgh-based investment partnership.

29 September 2017

Top-performing Japanese smaller companies trust makes its first investment in an unlisted company, backing banking app Moneytree.

29 September 2017

Shares in Edinburgh investment trust are looking 'cheap' after a difficult 12 months for manager Mark Barnett, like his predecessor Neil Woodford.

28 September 2017

First real estate investment trust focused on social housing looks to raise another £350 million for opportunities it sees over the next 12 months.

28 September 2017

Co-founder Daniel Godfrey reveals members of independent shareholders committee which will assist the board of the global multi-manager fund attempting to raise £125 million.

28 September 2017

Private equity investment trust Pantheon International plans to simplify its shares in a move that could propel it into the FTSE 250 index and boost investor returns.

27 September 2017

Shinzo Abe's call of a snap election has heightened political risk in Japan at a time of high tension with North Korea. Nevertheless, the expectation is he will win and 'Abenomics' will continue.

26 September 2017

Shares in high yielding, social infrastructure funds slip after Labour pledge to scrap existing private finance initiative (PFI) deals in the NHS and public sector.

26 September 2017

Fund manager Georgina Brittain has overseen a 30% rise in JPMorgan Mid Cap since the Brexit vote but is frustrated its shares remain on a double-digit discount.

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Japan panel discussion with Praveen Kumar, Nicholas Price and Andrew Rose

Praveen Kumar, Manager of Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon, Nicholas Price, Manager of Fidelity Japanese Values and Andrew Rose, Manager of Schroder Japan Growth Fund, discuss their investment strategies, the outlook for Japan and where they are finding opportunities.

Overview and Outlook for Impax Environmental Markets PLC

Jon Forster, Co-manager of Impax Environmental Markets PLC gives an overview of the investment company in Q1 2017 and comments on the outlook for environmental markets.

Infrastructure panel: Harry Seekings and Greg Taylor

Harry Seekings, Director at InfraRed Capital Partners, Investment Advisers to HICL Infrastructure, and Greg Taylor, Co-Portfolio Manager, Sequoia Economic Infrastructure Income, discuss the outlook for infrastructure, whether strong yields are sustainable, and where they are finding opportunities

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