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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Managers bullish about Europe’s value bias and ESG focus.
AIC responds to consultation on long-term asset funds.
What’s next for commercial property as restrictions lift?
Which hospitality and leisure stocks do investment company managers like best?

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Kyle Caldwell explains the importance of investment company continuation votes.
Ian Cowie dives into the Renewable Energy Infrastructure sector.
As another tax year draws to a close, David Prosser encourages investors to buy and hold.
Ian Cowie on the power of investment company shareholders.

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12:12 - 11/05/21

The highest-flying stocks and investment trusts of the last generation are in dull industries mainly, but they continue to grow apace and still look good value.
UK equities managed to claw back some of the heavy losses made yesterday on the back of the US technology sell-off as GDP figures were better than expected.
RTW Venture plans to raise more cash after a strong 2020, driven by top holding Rocket and a buoyant biotech flotation market.

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