StockMarketWire.com - BlackRock North American Income Trust's neat asset value per share rose by 8.0% in the six months to the end of April on a total return basis. This compares with a return of 7.5% in the Russell 1000 Value Index.

Chairman Simon Miller said: "Recent market volatility has underlined the attractiveness of quality dividend growth companies, which our portfolio managers favour for the long term."




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