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Investment companies well placed to benefit.
Eight of the 42 companies are “dividend heroes”, having raised dividends for 20+ years in a row.
The Position Paper sets out the next steps to reform the UK’s audit and corporate governance framework.
Investment company managers in loans and bonds sector bolster defences against market storm.

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The Treasury's review proposes measures to ensure UK capital markets remain globally competitive and fit for purpose over the next 15 to 20 years.
Faith Glasgow looks for opportunities among investment companies in specialist sectors.
Fidelity China Special Situations portfolio manager Dale Nicholls shares his perspectives on the recent market volatility in China and discusses what happens next.
Marcel Stötzel, portfolio manager of the Fidelity European Trust, outlines why he thinks that some European tech businesses could be key enablers of the metaverse, with the potential to strengthen brand loyalty and boost industry profits.

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03:37 - 05/08/22

A subdued FTSE 100 opens lower as energy stocks and advertising giant WPP weigh, a day after the Bank of England forecasts a bleak winter marking the onset of a 15-month recession.
Shares in £3.5bn Renewables Infrastructure Group rise after investment company posts record half-year results and highlights a strengthening dividend and returns set to rise further with inflation.
A subdued FTSE 100 opens lower as energy stocks and advertising giant WPP weigh, a day after the Bank of England forecasts a bleak winter marked the onset of a 15 month recession.

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