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.

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Award will recognise platforms helping shareholders exercise their rights.
Value-focused investment company managers on COVID, inflation, a potential growth-to-value rotation and attractively priced opportunities.
Investment company managers on tax, regulation, break-ups and valuations.
China / Greater China, India and Property – UK Logistics will be launched in March.

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David Prosser explains how to prepare for tax changes ahead of the spring budget.
Faith Glasgow goes shopping for investment company bargains..
Ian Cowie discusses the implications of the Biden presidency.
Esther Armstrong tackles the age-old debate.

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02:59 - 23/02/21

Over 1,300 ISA individuals have accumulated more than £1m in ISA accounts with the three biggest stock brokers. Their secret? Buying top trusts like Scottish Mortgage.
A jump in the pound saw the FTSE 100 add to losses made yesterday in the midst of the US tech sell-off.
Shares in £18bn global growth giant tumbled nearly 8% in torrid afternoon trading, before recovering, leaving them down 17% over a week, though with plenty of gains in the bag after more than doubling last year.

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