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4 June 2020

David Smith, manager of the high-yielding but highly geared UK equity income trust, reflects on the new post-pandemic reality for dividend seekers.

3 June 2020

Shares in Hipgnosis Songs jump as the royalties fund proves its business model with a 14% first quarter rise in net asset value and says it is benefiting from dramatic growth in streaming during the coronavirus crisis.

3 June 2020

The supermarket-focused real estate investment trust has ploughed £51m into a joint venture with the BA pension fund to buy a portfolio of Sainsbury's stores.

3 June 2020

Having halved its dividend, sold its last shopping centre and reduced debts, UK Commercial Property real estate investment trust says it's in a good position for the downturn.

3 June 2020

FTSE rallies as hopes of a global recovery from the economic damage caused by the coronavirus pandemic were buoyed by strong data from China.

2 June 2020

The FTSE 100 extended its gains to close 1% up after US shares hit three-month highs in cautious early trading on Wall Street in response to the unrest over the death of George Floyd.

2 June 2020

Warehouse is reinstating plans for a big share issue that fund manager Andrew Bird said would allow the real estate investment trust to snap up prime properties at knock-down prices.

2 June 2020

Witan boss Andrew Bell says sorry to shareholders for the mulit-manager investment trust’s ‘lamentable’ performance during the coronavirus crisis.

2 June 2020

Hedge fund manager's investment company set to join FTSE 100 after defying the coronavirus crisis with a single trade that saw him book a $2.1bn profit in March’s turmoil.

2 June 2020

Perpetual Income & Growth has not ruled out a merger with another investment trust as the poorly-performing UK equity income fund assesses the future following its sacking of Invesco and Mark Barnett.

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