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The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) was founded in 1932 to represent the interests of the investment trust industry – the oldest form of collective investment. Today, the AIC represents a broad range of investment companies, incorporating investment trusts, VCTs and other closed-end funds.

The information below is a combination of both AIC created and external content covering investment trust news and industry insights applicable to private investors. If you have any questions regarding any of this information, or you simply have a question you would like answered please let us know at

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How are investment companies helping in the fight against COVID-19?

AIC responds to the Government’s Corporate Insolvency and Governance Bill 2019-21.

Analysts identify income stars outside the UK and Global sectors.


Steve Hunter of Seneca Global Income & Growth explains why the investment company is sticking to its value-investing knitting.

Ian Cowie considers the attractions of emerging markets.

David Prosser questions the old financial adage.

David Prosser tells us why we should keep calm and carry on.

Citywire news

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Last updated: 01:11 - 01/06/20

Multi-manager global investment trust drops three of its external fund managers as it strives to reverse a 23% drop in its shares this year.

Shares in Associated British Foods rise to top of FTSE 100 as Primark owner says it will reopen all its stores in England on 15 June.

(Update) The UK's blue chip index extends its decline, as Wall Street opens lower, after three days of gains as investors wait for US president Trump's press conference on China and Hong Kong.

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