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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 23-Apr-2015Ord
|Net Dividend Yield*||4.02%|
Source: Morningstar, NAV = Net Asset Value, excluding income.
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See latest monthly factsheet below for performance history.
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To invest in a portfolio designed to track closely the FTSE All-Share index, both in terms of capital and income.
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The capital NAV of the Trust fell by 2.2% in March which was in line with the capital return from the FTSE All-Share Index. The Trust bought back 36,000 shares for Treasury during the month.
UK equities reached new highs late in March, but quickly gave up these gains to end the month in negative territory. The majority of markets around the world held onto gains in March as the UK market slipped back from the new highs. The UK market has underperformed many of its global counterparts over the last year, largely because it contains a high proportion of mining and energy companies which have been a drag on performance. This theme hit share prices again towards the end of March. The chancellor’s final Budget before the general election gave the market a temporary boost. Shares in financial stocks and house builders experienced a fillip following the announcement of a new ISA to help first-time buyers.
Over the month the FTSE 100 Index fell by 2.5%, with the FTSE 250 Index falling 1.1% and the FTSE SmallCap Index rising by 1.1%.
The FTSE UK index series quarterly review occurred in March. This resulted in 4 new additions to and 1 deletion from the FTSE All-Share Index. Two of the new additions also entered the FTSE 350 Index. Both of these additions, the AA and Virgin Money, were purchased by the Trust. Hardy Oil & Gas, the company deleted from the FTSE All-Share Index was sold by the Trust.
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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