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29 January 2019

Ben Lofthouse, manager of Henderson International Income Trust, says while UK dividends are attractive income investors should still look overseas to diversify their portfolios.

29 January 2019

Underperforming Asia Pacific fund saw 61% of investors apply to sell their shares in a tender offer that sees it shrink below arch rival Schroder trust.

29 January 2019

Record numbers of product approvals, breakthroughs in new therapies and acquisitions – the biotech industry looked in strong shape at its most important investor conference in San Francisco this month.

28 January 2019

Mining and emerging markets trusts and funds braced for huge financial penalties for Brazil’s iron mining giant Vale after 60 people killed and nearly 300 missing in catastrophic dam burst.

28 January 2019

Smaller company broker behind Puma venture capital trusts confirms talks to acquire rival Stockdale in the latest round of consolidation in the sector.

25 January 2019

The real estate investment trust synonymous with the wave of money pouring into large, modern warehouses unveils £250m share issue to buy strategic stake in logistics developer.

25 January 2019

Signs of pragmatism among leading Brexiteers give under-pressure star fund manager Mark Barnett some hope he can escape his three-year downturn in performance.

24 January 2019

Shares in Medicx, the healthcare real estate investment trust, get the shot in the arm they need after last year's dividend cut with company agreeing to all-share merger with rival Primary Healthcare Properties.

24 January 2019

Troy Income & Growth reduces fee it pays its fund manager after defensive, blue chip fund suffered its first calendar year loss in 2018 since financial crisis.

23 January 2019

Residential Secure Income real estate investment trust signs deal with Morgan Sindall Investments to deliver £300 million worth of shared ownership properties.

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