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Polar Capital gets share fillip

Shares in Polar Capital gained 2.7 per cent yesterday after the hedge fund firm posted full-year results showing adjusted diluted earnings per share down 32 per cent to 9.9p, ahead of analysts’ expectations. Assets under management fell 52 per cent to $1.5bn (£913m) but all six of its funds have posted positive returns in the year to the end of May.