News in brief - 2

UK investors in the Henderson Absolute Return Portfolio (HARP) will avoid paying the 1% dealing fees when buying into the fund through a tax-advantaged Isa wrapper until 30 April. Shares in the £91.7m London-listed fund, managed by John Husselbee, have fallen by 4.6% in the 12 months to 5 February, according to bid-to-bid figures from Bloomberg, and the fund was trading at a 15% discount to its net asset value on that date. At HARP's AGM in late January the fund proposed to buy back up to 14.99