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Split capital trusts website launched

Investors will be able to access online daily analysis of all split capital trusts through a website launched through a joint venture between Fundamental Data and Aberdeen Asset Managers.

The website, at, is aimed at IFAs and sophisticated retail investors, and shows daily prices and analysis of split capital shares and links to trust managers&#39 own websites.

Aberdeen marketing director, investment trusts Piers Currie says: “Split capital investment trusts have been the fastest growing sector in the investment trust market and yet are not widely understood outside their institutional base. The analysis now available is a leap forward in empowering investors who are interested in the unique attractions of the splits sector.”


IFA firm chief joins Torquil Clark

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Private Label introduces convertible mortgage

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Aifa and IFAP joint firm to be called Advice First

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