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FCA has made a start on tackling cost disclosure issue, but much more to be done
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has commented on today’s statement from the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) on the issue of cost disclosures.
AIC welcomes FCA anti-greenwashing measures and labelling regime
The Association of Investment Companies (AIC) has commented on the new package of measures from the FCA to tackle greenwashing and help investors identify sustainability-focused funds.
A Christmas present that lasts: saving for children with investment companies
Investing for your child could grow into a nest egg and make a big financial difference for a young person in the future.
Autumn Statement: AIC applauds action on investment company cost disclosure
AIC welcomes the government’s announcement that powers will be handed to the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to resolve the issues with investment company cost disclosures.
Autumn Statement: AIC welcomes government’s promise to extend VCT sunset clause to 2035
The Chancellor has committed to extending VCTs’ sunset clause to 2035.
Time for a shift of gear?
David Prosser explores how investment companies’ ability to borrow money can help investors reap greater returns.
AIC welcomes Ros Altmann’s private members’ bill on costs
The AIC has welcomed Baroness Ros Altmann’s intervention in the debate about the disclosure of investment company costs.
Kerb appeal: What's your view on the discount of your trust?
Annabel Brodie-Smith asks Richard Shepherd-Cross and Bjorn Hobart for their thoughts on the discounts on their trusts.
Kerb appeal: Would Labour winning the next election make any difference to UK property?
Fund managers from Custodian Property Income REIT and Tritax Big Box REIT on whether Labour winning next year's election would make a difference to the UK property sector.
Investment company research
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BlackRock Frontiers delivers impressive performance
Narrowing discount boosts abrdn Equity Income
BlackRock Throgmorton Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares
30/11/2023 - 18:30
BlackRock Income and Growth Investment Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares
30/11/2023 - 18:20
BlackRock Energy and Resources Income Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares
30/11/2023 - 17:50
BlackRock Sustainable American Income Trust Plc - Transaction in Own Shares
30/11/2023 - 17:50
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