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Omar Negyal, co-manager of the JPMorgan Global Emerging Markets Income trust, says a dividend approach to emerging markets reduces the volatility of investing in the asset class.

In a sobering moment, I realised as I sat down to write this week’s column that I have been working in funds for 30 years to the day

Over the year to July investment trust purchases via platforms rose 48%, reaching £422.9 million.

Former Schroders Private Bank chief executive Rupert Robinson has teamed up with several other industry veterans to launch a new asset management business.

Director Henry Staunton, also chairman of WHI Smith, is retiring from the trust's board after six years.

Shares in the business had been effectively marked down to zero as the company struggled with collapsing iron ore prices

Catherine Raw, co-manager of BlackRock World Mining, admits it could have said more about the problems at London Mining.

There are occasions in life when you can celebrate that things are at least not getting worse. For this week’s trust, this seems to be the case.

BlackRock World Mining has said the writedown of its royalties holding in London Mining’s Marampa mine will not force the trust to cut its dividend this year.

FTSE 100 falls to a year low as eurozone woes continue to spook and spread of Ebola virus weighs.