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The Company currently conducts its affairs so that securities issued by Aberdeen UK Tracker Trust plc can be recommended by financial advisers to ordinary retail investors in accordance with the FCA’s rules in relation to non-mainstream pooled investment products (NMPIs) and intends to continue to do so for the foreseeable future.
The Company’s securities are excluded from the FCA’s restrictions which apply to non-mainstream investment products because they are securities in an investment trust.
The Alternative Investment Fund Manager Directive (“AIFMD”) requires Aberdeen Fund Managers Limited, as the alternative investment fund manager of Aberdeen UK Tracker Trust plc, to make available to investors certain information prior to such investors’ investment in the Company.
The AIFMD is intended to offer increased protection to investors in investment products that do not fall under the existing European Union regime for regulation of investment products known as “UCITS”.
At close 30-Jul-2014Ord
|Net Dividend Yield||4.21%|
Source: Morningstar, NAV = Net Asset Value, excluding income.
The value of investments and the income from them may go down as well as up and investors may get back less than the amount invested. The tax benefits relating to ISA investments may not be maintained. Please refer to the Key Facts documents contained in the ISA/Share Plan Brochure & Application form for general and specific investment risks attaching to the individual trusts.Read the detailed Risk Warning
Past performance is not a guide to future results.
See latest monthly factsheet below for performance history.
To invest in a portfolio designed to track closely the FTSE All-Share index, both in terms of capital and income.
In this webcast David Jones gives an update on a wide range of subjects including performance, a sector breakdown, the twenty largest investments and an outlook for the Trust.
The capital NAV of the Trust fell by 1.5% in June which was in line with the capital return from the FTSE All-Share Index.
The UK equity market stalled in June, more than wiping out any gains from the prior couple of months. This was also reflected globally as disappointing US GDP data and ongoing issues in Iraq weighed heavily on market sentiment.
Mixed messages from the BoE and governor Mark Carney, in particular, have also confused the market. Carney’s Mansion House speech was more hawkish than anticipated, saying that rates could rise sooner than the market was expecting. This was toned down at his appearance before the Treasury Select Committee where he highlighted lacklustre wage inflation as evidence of slack in the labour market. This along with headline CPI falling to a below consensus 1.5% year on year has dampened down the rate rise rhetoric.
The FTSE 100 Index fell by 1.5%, with the FTSE 250 Index and the FTSE SmallCap Index falling by 1.8% and 0.9% respectively.
FTSE UK index series was rebalanced in June. This resulted in 29 new additions and 13 deletions from the FTSE All-Share Index. The 6 new additions to the FTSE 350 index were all new issues, namely Just Eat, AO World, Pets At Home, Kennedy Wilson Europe Real Estate, BRIT and Poundland Group. Heritage Oil (cash acquisition) was replaced in the FTSE 350 index by Exova at the month end.
The trust’s portfolio replicates in full the constituents and weightings of the FTSE 350 Index and also holds most of the constituents of the FTSE SmallCap Index.
Source: Monthly Factsheet Aberdeen Asset Managers Limited
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