Aberdeen New Dawn rises 9.3%

The net asset value per share of the Aberdeen New Dawn investment trust grew by 9.3% during the year ending April 30, according to the trust’s preliminary results. This compares with a 13.2% return by the MSCI Asia Pacific (ex Japan) index. An additional 0.5m was raised during the year through the issue of 140,000 new shares. The trust had gearing of 9.3% at the year-end.