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20 January 2020

Real estate investment trust lifts its quarterly dividend after deploying cash it raised last year and signing 44 rent-enhancing deals.

20 January 2020

SQN Asset Finance Income faces uncertain future after shares in the high-yielding leasing fund plunge 15% after company warns of further writedowns on loans to biogas plants.

17 January 2020

Bankers lead fund manager Alex Crooke is cautiously deploying a £35m cash pile into global equities believing a ‘wall of money’ from private equity investors will propel markets.

17 January 2020

Independent is the top-performing UK All Companies investment trust over five years despite a tough 2018/19 for stock picker Max Ward.

17 January 2020

Invesco Asia fund manager Ian Hargreaves gets a deputy as investment trust experiences a difficult half year from the political crisis in Hong Kong and the US-China trade war.

17 January 2020

Riverstone Credit Opportunities Income, sister fund to the struggling Riverstone Energy investment company launched last year, boosted by an early repayment penalty from one of its borrowers.

16 January 2020

Shares in Henderson Alternative Strategies Trust record their biggest one-day gain after £105m investor in specialist funds decides to wind down and return money to shareholders.

15 January 2020

Interactive Investor includes three investment trusts in its new Ethical Growth Portfolio for investors wanting a balanced, socially responsible list of holdings.

15 January 2020

Shares in £1.1bn debt fund slip as it becomes first renewable energy investor to report impact of falling electricity prices and government’s postponed cut in corporation tax.

15 January 2020

Analysts at Numis Securities challenge timing and process behind Edinburgh investment trust’s sacking of Invesco and appointment of Majedie last month.

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