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6 August 2019

Lord Rothschild uses last shareholder message as chairman of RIT Capital Partners to warn of risks to global stock markets.

6 August 2019

Managers of Baillie Gifford's newest investment trust add to their stake in Elon Musk's SpaceX, their biggest unquoted holding.

2 August 2019

BioPharma Credit under increased pressure to reinvest its cash pile after shares in Lexicon, one of the high-yielding fund's borrowers, plunged, raising doubts over its future.

2 August 2019

Peter Walls of Unicorn Mastertrust has added to a stake in Woodford Patient Capital Trust and backed activist trust Crystal Amber after Neil Woodford sold out last month.

2 August 2019

Peter Hewitt, the investment trust picker at BMO Managed Portfolio, has a close eye on Neil Woodford and Alexander Darwall as both fund managers go through very different periods of uncertainty.

1 August 2019

Global multi-manager trust has hired Hermes Investment Management to help it ramp up engagement with companies on environmental, social and governance issues.

1 August 2019

Athelney founder Robin Boyle abandons attempt to take UK smaller company minnow to Gresham House after settling a row with the £5 million trust's largest shareholder.

31 July 2019

Suspended Woodford Equity Income fund breaches limit on unquoted stocks after manager's shares in Benevolent AI and Industrial Heat delisted from Guernsey's stock exchange.

31 July 2019

The turnaround at Artemis' ‘best ideas’ fund continues to be postponed after a shake-up of its investment policy last year failed to immediately revive the portfolio.

30 July 2019

Fund manager Geoff Hsu shares investor 'frustration' with performance but pledges to get the trust back on track, with some help from China's evolving pharmaceuticals market.

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