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Personal finance show: Japan's growing income and investment trust risks

Dividends from Japan, fund versus share risks and smaller company success
Personal finance show: Japan's growing income and investment trust risks

In this week's show Richard Aston, manager of CC Japan Income & Growth Trust (CCJI), tells Emma Agyemang why cash-rich Japanese companies are increasing dividends. 

Personal finance editor Leonora Walters compares the risks of funds to those of direct equity investments.

And the team look at how Standard Life UK Smaller Companies Trust (SLS) has been performing, and a benefit of its proposed merger with Dunedin Smaller Companies Investment Trust (DNDL). 

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