PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc. (NYSE Amex: FCO) (the "Fund"), a closed-end bond fund, announced today that it will pay a monthly distribution of US 7.0 cents per share on February 12, 2010 to all shareholders of record as of January 29, 2010 (ex-dividend date January 27, 2010).
The Board's policy is to provide investors with a stable monthly distribution out of current income, supplemented by realized capital gains and, to the extent necessary, paid-in capital. This policy is subject to regular review at the Board's quarterly meetings unless market conditions require an earlier evaluation. The next review is scheduled to take place in March 2010.
For the 12 months to December 31, 2009, the Fund has paid total distributions amounting to US $1.59 per share. The composition of distributions paid by the Fund since the beginning of the Fund's fiscal year, November 1, 2009, will be estimated through the payment date, and announced at the time of payment of the distribution.
The Fund is managed by Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited, advised by Aberdeen Asset Management Limited and sub-advised by Aberdeen Asset Management Investment Services Limited. The Fund's shares trade on the NYSE AMEX under the symbol "FCO".
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Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Limited and Aberdeen Asset Management Limited are registered investment advisers under the Investment Advisers Act of 1940.
SOURCE Aberdeen Global Income Fund, Inc.