FTSE 100 falls into the red after China reportedly launched plans to impose national security legislation in Hong Kong.
The 5% dividend yielding Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG) clears its overdraft and gets funds for new wind and solar power investments.
The FTSE 100 has climbed out of the red, buoyed by the US market open, but shares in Whitbread remained mired at the bottom of the index.
Having helped refinance bowling operator Ten Entertainment, fund manager Chris Mills says North Atlantic Smaller Companies trust is ready to support more companies struggling during the coronavirus crisis.
Group says it had no need to look for external replacements for Barnett even though the colleagues Ciaran Mallon and James Goldstone chosen to run his funds have also underperformed in the past three years.
Real estate investment trust reports some delays in collecting rents but says overall the pandemic is spurring demand for the logistics properties it owns.
Renewables Infrastructure Group (TRIG), a popular alternative income investment company, is attempting to raise around £50m in a share issue priced at up to 9% over its net asset value (NAV).
The pound gained but the FTSE 100 shed some of yesterday's rally after a record rise in UK claims for unemployment benefits.
The collapsed Woodford Equity Income fund offloads nearly half of its stake in former fund manager Neil Woodford’s Patient Capital investment trust at a steep loss.
Schroder UK Public Private, the former Woodford Patient Capital Trust, hopes healthcare holdings combating coronavirus pandemic might finally be the good news it needs for a turnaround.