IN BRIEF: Blackrock Latin American Investment Trust sees assets rise

Blackrock Latin American Investment Trust PLC - South-America focused investor in material, ...

Alliance News 27 July, 2021 | 9:13AM
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Blackrock Latin American Investment Trust PLC - South-America focused investor in material, industrial and financial services - Net asset value including income at 452.67 pence on June 30, up 12% from 403.86p on March 31, and up 18% from 384.45p on February 28. Says total assets reached GBP197.7 million at the end of June, 15% higher than the GBP171.1 million noted at the end of March. Assets shifted slightly with 63% of total assets now located in Brazil, up from 57% the quarter prior, and 23% of assets located in Mexico, down from 28% at the end of March.

Notes two interim dividends to date, including 6.97 cents per share paid in May and 7.82 cents per share due on August 6, totalling 14.79 cents, up 46% from 10.16 cents in first half of 2020.

Current stock price: 370.76p

Year-to-date change: down 8.3%

By Scarlett Butler; scarlettbutler@alliancenews.com

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BlackRock Latin American Ord 347.00 GBX -2.94

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