AVI Japan Opportunities Trust is braving coronavirus and volatile markets with a share offer as it looks to step up activist campaigns against Japanese smaller companies.
Technology venture capital provider enjoys £7.5m or 1.1% uplift as two holdings raise money at higher valuations. That leaves the shares on near-10% discount to asset value after last week's decline in coronavirus sell-off.
Private equity trusts join the market rebound alongside Scottish Mortgage and Lindsell Train as US rate cut bolsters sentiment after last week's rout.
Investors looking to heed Ian Cowie’s rallying cry to view dividends as compensation for volatile stock markets, could do worse than take shelter with City of London investment trust.
Troubled high-yielding AEW Long Lease opens new chapter with a name change and cost-cuts following appointment of Liverpool-based Mason Owen & Partners as its new fund manager.
Global smaller companies trust overseen by star fund manager Terry Smith among the big closed-end fund risers today after a heavy fall in Friday’s market slump.
UK equity income trust’s shareholders give tobacco stocks all clear after board considered removing the controversial but high-yielding sector from the portfolio run by Alistair Mundy.
TR European Growth fund manager warns vulnerable stock markets will go into panic mode if the US catches coronavirus.
Valuation of independent professional services business leaps 21% enabling board of UK equity income trust to announce a 'step change' in its dividend policy.
The UK equity income fund has cautioned over prospects for the UK economy as manager Charles Luke cements his return to form.