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Thursday 09 July, 2009

City of London IT

Dividend Declaration

RNS Number : 4394V
City of London Investment Trust PLC
09 July 2009
 



HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS


THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC


9 JULY 2009




THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC



The Board of The City of London Investment Trust plc announces that:


(a)    Dividend on the Ordinary Shares

fourth interim dividend of 3.08p per Ordinary Share of 25p, in respect of the year ending 30 June 2009will be paid on Friday 28 August 2009 to holders registered at the close of business on 24 July 2009. The Company's shares will go ex-dividend on 22 July 2009.


The total dividend for the year to 30 June 2009 will be 12.32p per share, an increase of 6.2% over the previous year. 



(b)    Dividends on the Preference and Preferred Ordinary Stocks

The dividends for the half year will be paid on Friday 28 August 2009 at 


3.0% on £301,982 Cumulative First Preference Stock

2.1% on £507,202 Non-Cumulative Second Preference Stock

10.0% on £589,672 Non-Cumulative Preferred Ordinary Stock 


to holders registered at the close of business on 24 July 2009.   



For further information please contact:


Job Curtis

Portfolio Manager 

The City of London Investment Trust plc

Telephone: 020 7818 4367


James de Sausmarez

Head of Investment Trusts

Henderson Global Investors

Telephone: 020 7818 3349


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