Funds & Fund Managers
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Has Hardenberg quit Templeton to rejoin Mobius?
(Update) Franklin Templeton’s hopes of a smooth succession to Mark Mobius dashed by shock resignation of Carlos Hardenberg as manager of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust, fuelling speculation of a reunion.
Premium-rated Japan income trust looks to raise £100m
CC Japan Income & Growth investment trust bids to exploit investor interest in Japan with big share issue to professional and private investors.
Emerging markets veteran Mark Mobius calls it a day
Eighty-one-year old founder of Templeton Emerging Markets investment trust is to retire after more than 40 years as a fund manager.
Proof that investment trusts beat funds 80% of the time
Analysis by Winterflood Securities shows investment trusts deliver better returns than other types of funds although their performance advantage can be narrow.
Investment Trust Watch: a new swap for soaring Shin Nippon
Shares in top-performing Baillie Gifford Shin Nippon have hit a record premium after rising 52% this year. Time to switch to a cheaper, better performing alternative?
Asia Pacific: can Edinburgh Dragon roar once more?
Is poorly-performing Edinburgh Dragon a ‘buy’ on a 13% discount? Supporters of largest Asia Pacific investment trust believe so after fund manager review and cut in annual charges.