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24 January 2020

High-yielding leasing fund hit this week by damaging writedown in loans starts strategic review that is likely to see it wind up and begin lengthy process of returning money to shareholders.

23 January 2020

Scottish Mortgage investment manager considering plans to launch fund using artificial intelligence (AI) to spot the next generation of stock market winners.

23 January 2020

Baillie Gifford's newest trust has seen its returns cool after a stellar first year as it continues to take stakes in the 'economic fabric of the digital age'.

23 January 2020

Talk of ‘death of the high street’ is overdone, says Laura Elkin, co-manager of high yielding AEW UK real estate investment trust.

22 January 2020

Far from ringing death knell for launch of Global Sustainable Farmland Income, the investment trust’s managers say Australia’s devastating bush fires make their case for them.

21 January 2020

John Bennett’s Henderson European Focus joins broker's list of six ‘value’-style investment trusts it believes are primed for success.

21 January 2020

Share buybacks by Perpetual Income & Growth, Mark Barnett’s sole remaining investment trust, peaked at £2m a week in fourth quarter of last year as fund struggled with poor performance and asset sales by the manager.

20 January 2020

Real estate investment trust lifts its quarterly dividend after deploying cash it raised last year and signing 44 rent-enhancing deals.

20 January 2020

SQN Asset Finance Income faces uncertain future after shares in the high-yielding leasing fund plunge 15% after company warns of further writedowns on loans to biogas plants.

17 January 2020

Bankers lead fund manager Alex Crooke is cautiously deploying a £35m cash pile into global equities believing a ‘wall of money’ from private equity investors will propel markets.


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