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Barnett's trusts at widest discounts since financial crisis - but analysts 'retain faith'

Barnett's trusts at widest discounts since financial crisis - but analysts 'retain faith'

The £1.1bn Perpetual Income and Growth trust (PLI) and £1.7bn Edinburgh Investment Trust (EDIN), both run by Invesco manager Mark Barnett, are currently trading at the widest discounts since the global financial crisis, representing what analysts are calling a "significant contrarian opportunity".

Martin Currie appoints ex-BlackRock manager to work alongside veteran Walker

Martin Currie appoints ex-BlackRock manager to work alongside veteran Walker

Martin Currie has appointed Zehrid Osmani to co-manage its Global Portfolio trust alongside long-standing manager Tom Walker, as part of a "well-considered succession plan".

Franklin Templeton EM manager Sehgal eyes opportunities ahead of potential Saudi MSCI inclusion

Franklin Templeton EM manager Sehgal eyes opportunities ahead of potential Saudi MSCI inclusion

Chetan Sehgal, director of portfolio management for GEM and small cap strategies at Franklin Templeton, has backed the inclusion of Saudi Arabia in the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, as the manager looks to unlock more exposure to the wider Gulf region.

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