Certain Morgan Stanley Closed-End Funds Declare Year-End Dividends

NEW YORK--()--Each of the Morgan Stanley closed-end funds listed below (the “Funds”) today declared the following dividends.

RECORD DATE

PAYABLE DATE

12/18/20

1/15/21

 

Name of Closed-End Fund

NYSE
Ticker

Net Investment
Income Per
Share

Morgan Stanley Emerging
Markets Debt Fund, Inc.

MSD

$0.105*
(Quarterly)

Morgan Stanley Emerging
Markets Domestic Debt Fund,
Inc.

EDD

$0.105*
(Quarterly)

Morgan Stanley India
Investment Fund, Inc.

IIF

$0.003830

*The amount of net investment income to be paid by the Funds is determined in accordance with federal income tax regulations. A portion of the Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Domestic Debt Fund, Inc.’s 2020 distribution is a return of capital. For Morgan Stanley Emerging Markets Debt Fund, Inc. it is possible that all or a portion of the Funds’ 2020 dividends may be a return of capital and that determination cannot yet be made.

The amount of dividends paid by each of the Funds may vary from time to time. Past amounts of dividends are no guarantee of future dividend payment amounts.

The final determination of the source and tax characteristics of all distributions in 2020 will be made after the end of the year.

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Morgan Stanley Investment Management does not provide tax advice. Investors should always consult a legal or tax professional for information concerning their individual situation.

Investing involves risk and it is possible to lose money on any investment in the Funds.

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