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Shin Nippon seeks permission to up unquoted stocks to 10%

Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon is asking shareholders for permission to invest 10% of its top-performing Japanese smaller companies portfolio in unlisted stocks following its earlier investment in Moneytree app.

Pound and FTSE fall as May asks for three-month Brexit delay

Prime minister's request for delay until 30 June draws immediate resistance from European Commission.

Jupiter’s Clunie bets against ‘nemesis’ James Anderson

Jupiter Absolute Return manager is shorting shares in Scottish Mortgage alongside 15 stocks held by the UK's biggest investment trust.

Austin Forey: I don’t have to gear to beat emerging markets!

JPMorgan Emerging Markets manager expresses confidence about prospects and explains how his investment trust has trounced its sister open-ended fund over 21 years without the help of borrowing.

Baillie Gifford seeks $600m for new global ‘unicorn’ fund

(Update) Schiehallion Fund is a new closed-end investment company for institutional investors dedicated to the rapidly growing unlisted ‘unicorns’ that fund manager’s flagship Scottish Mortgage Trust has successfully pioneered.

Garrett Fish steps down in JPMorgan American shake-up

North America investment trust replaces its lead fund manager Garrett Fish and moves to a hybrid growth-and-value strategy under two fund managers in bid to revive investor interest.

Manager of global ‘posterchild’ quits City for charity sector

JPMorgan Global Growth and Income fund manager Jeroen Huysinga is stepping down to retrain for a new career in the charity sector.

What are ‘split capital’ investment trusts?

‘Splits’ get their name because they offer more than one share class to investors. Gavatar explains why they do this and how they work.

Miners and oil stocks boost FTSE as Ocado hits record high

Miners and oil majors lead FTSE 100 higher as Ocado hits record high on strong first quarter sales.

David Stevenson: dividends may soon be a problem

I’ve written hundreds of pages on the importance of dividends, but they could soon become a problem, rather than a solution, for volatile stock markets.