- Henderson Diversified Income reported net asset value total return that topped that of its benchmark in the first half of the year.

For the half-year ended 31 October, net asset value total return was 1.94%, topping that its benchmark return of 1.27%.

Net asset value per share grew to 91.42 pence from 89.83 pence a year earlier.

'[T]his has been an unusually calm period for credit markets,' the company said. 'The possibility of inflation and a rising interest rate cycle does offer challenges, but as ever will depend on how much inflation we experience and what the impact on policy and market rates is.'

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