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6 July 2018

Tritax, manager of the £2.2 billion Big Box real estate investment trust, raises £300 million for Eurobox, its European equivalent, making it the biggest investment company launch this year.

6 July 2018

Invesco Income Growth manager Ciaran Mallon explains why utilities dampened returns, while Next and Young & Co's Brewery were surprise performers.

5 July 2018

Three has been a string of positive dividend news from three quite different investment trusts this week.

5 July 2018

Aberdeen Standard Investments hopes to raise £100 million for Ceiba Investments, the largest fund investing in Cuba as Communist country takes steps to open up its economy.

4 July 2018

Ashoka India Equity, a no-charge investment trust in the mould of Woodford Patient Capital Trust, has raised £45.6 million from investors.

3 July 2018

Association of Investment Companies demands Financial Conduct Authority alert investors to the misleading nature of ‘key information documents’ after its research shows risks are routinely understated.

3 July 2018

Board of JPMorgan Japan Smaller Companies proposes introducing dividend paid partly from capital to boost investor demand and narrow the persistent discount on its shares.

3 July 2018

Asian companies ‘less likely’ to generate positive profits surprises of past year says manager of Invesco Asia Trust, but on a five-year view shares in the region are attractively valued.

29 June 2018

Shares in Funding Circle SME Income (FCIF) fell today after peer-to-peer lending fund said the rising currency costs would force it to cut its dividend.

29 June 2018

Researchers at Cass Business School have conducted first ‘apples to apples’ comparison of investment trusts and unit trusts, discovering a significant level of out-performance by the former in 2000-2016.

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