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4 March 2020

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.

4 March 2020

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.

3 March 2020

Private equity trusts join the market rebound alongside Scottish Mortgage and Lindsell Train as US rate cut bolsters sentiment after last week's rout.

3 March 2020

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.

3 March 2020

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.

2 March 2020

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.

27 February 2020

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.

27 February 2020

TR European Growth fund manager warns vulnerable stock markets will go into panic mode if the US catches coronavirus.

27 February 2020

Valuation of independent professional services business leaps 21% enabling board of UK equity income trust to announce a 'step change' in its dividend policy.

26 February 2020

The UK equity income fund has cautioned over prospects for the UK economy as manager Charles Luke cements his return to form.


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