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25 July 2018

Popular real estate investment trust investing in more specialist areas of the regional, commercial property market to find decent yields.

24 July 2018

High yielding leasing fund makes a belated impairment in its loans to US solar cell manufacturer whose filing for bankruptcy last year caused its shares to slump.

23 July 2018

Franklin Templeton finds new UK representative for Templeton Emerging Markets, hiring Martin Currie's top-rated Andrew Ness to work alongside investment trust's lead fund manager Chetan Sehgal.

23 July 2018

Polar Capital Technology agrees to pay half its fund manager’s research costs as specialist investment trusts grapple with challenge of EU's ‘Mifid II’ directive.

23 July 2018

Funds and trusts piling into industrial property to cash in on growth of online sales and need for distribution centres are ‘jumping on the bandwagon’, warns Ediston Property boss Danny O’Neil.

20 July 2018

Competition & Markets Authority decides there are no 'national security' concerns to block Better Capital 2012’s sale of Northern Aerospace to Chinese-owned rival but it may be too late to save the deal.

20 July 2018

Regional Reit, the highly geared real estate investment trust run by Martin Hughes at Toscafund, looks to borrow money from private investors at 4.5% interest.

20 July 2018

Recovery of Artemis Alpha Trust, the ‘best ideas’ fund of Artemis Fund Managers, hit by liquidation of investment in Urica Ltd, an unquoted company started by one of group's co-founders, Lindsay Whitelaw.

20 July 2018

Franklin Templeton's Chetan Sehgal explains why emerging markets can survive higher US interest rates, trade tensions and dollar strength.

19 July 2018

NB Private Equity Partners is upping dividends and lifting its yield to over 4% in a bid to attract new investors to its shares trading at a steep discount of 20% below net asset value.

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