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Edinburgh Income & Value Trust announces results

Edinburgh Income and Value Trust, managed by Edinburgh Fund Managers, has announced that a second interim dividend of 2.4p has been declared and will be paid to shareholders on February 16, 2001.

This follows a first interim dividend of 2.4p. The company intends to pay a total dividend of at least 9.6p for the year to May 31, 2001.

Net asset value per ordinary share rose by 22.8 per cent to 114.79p over the six months to November 30, 2000.


Taxing affairs

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Portfolio planning

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Clerical Medical – With Profits Bond

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Rewards on the cards

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