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16 August 2018

The board of the forestry fund has told investors to reject former manager Stafford’s bid for its assets.

15 August 2018

Investment trusts focused on developing economies fall heavily into the red as dollar's rally sends emerging markets into bear territory.

14 August 2018

Matthias Siller, whose Baring Emerging Europe trust is among worst hit funds, says 'it's not too late' to stop currency rout.

14 August 2018

Peer-to-peer lending trust was forced to cut payout due to currency hedging costs, but says higher interest rates should provide a boost.

14 August 2018

Shares up 14% this year despite knock from Urica write-off, as managers continue to sell down unquoted holdings.

14 August 2018

Crux, SW Mitchell and Latitude have all outperformed their benchmarks since they started running money for the global trust.

14 August 2018

With value investors making inroads into their stock, Edinburgh and Perpetual Income & Growth have started to buy back shares for the first time in over a decade as their boards grapple with underperformance of their former star fund manager.

13 August 2018

FTSE 100 falls as Turkish lira continues to tumble, weighing on travel stocks and emerging markets investment trusts.

10 August 2018

Biotech Growth has had a dull 12 months after disappointments from its holding in Celgene but with its shares on a 7% discount and fund manager Geoff Hsu anticipating more mergers and acquisitions now could be a good entry point.

10 August 2018

JPMorgan Claverhouse, a UK equity income trust run by William Meadon and Callum Abbot, has given Nick Train's Finsbury Growth & Income a run for its money over the past year.

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