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China's rebound from the coronavirus pandemic and the trust's new, souped-up dividend policy help JPMorgan China Growth & Income deliver a barnstorming performance, with fund manager Howard Wang taking profits on his biggest winners.
Annual results show Asia veteran Matthew Dobbs extending his legacy of outperformance at Schroder AsiaPacific, as he prepares to retire from an investment trust he has run since launch 25 years ago.
Polar Capital Technology fund manager saw trust's net asset value soar 28% in half-year to 30 October, and with cheap, value stocks rallying after the vaccine discoveries, knows he has to discuss the heady valuations of his 'new normal' growth stocks.
VH Global Sustainable Energy Opportunities hopes to raise £400m in the New Year for a portfolio of renewable, energy efficiency and clean fuel projects, half of which would be under construction.
Joe Bauernfreund, fund manager of AVI Global, discusses his recent engagement with SoftBank over its controversial option trades, and new strategies he has started to employ at the discount hunting trust.
Andrew Bell, chief executive of Witan, has positioned the global multi-manager trust to benefit from both a recovery in select cyclicals and the continued strength in technology stocks.
Baillie Gifford manager Douglas Brodie says he will continue to run winners well beyond the size typical for a smaller companies fund after 22 holdings double or more in a year.
RTW Venture, the £240m life sciences fund, jumped 12.5% after Rocket Pharmaceuticals, its largest holding, soared following positive trial data on four genetic therapies for childhood diseases.
Fund managers of inflation-linked multi-asset investment trust believe markets may have passed an ‘inflection point’ after its assets leaped 12% last month following the discovery of coronavirus vaccines.
James Smith of Premier Miton Global Renewables says growth focus of his split capital investment trust makes it a different beast to the 'yield cos' currently dominating the sector.