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View [Quarterly video: Facebook, inflation and quality] Global Portfolio Trust Q2 2018 video update

Quarterly video: Facebook, inflation and quality

Tom Walker highlights some of the quarter’s biggest stories including Facebook’s struggles, inflation and the rationale behind his most significant trades.

Video 14 May 2018
View [Stewardship Annual Report] Stewardship Report News

Stewardship Annual Report

Considering stewardship factors is an integral part of Martin Currie's investment philosophy and process. Our Stewardship Annual Report 2018 highlights our approach, activity and the successes achieved in 2017.

News 10 April 2018
View [Investment conference: Ten free tickets to give away] The Scotsman Conference 2018

Investment conference: Ten free tickets to give away

As a sponsor of The Scotsman Conference ‘Markets 2018: Home or Overseas – Where to from here?’ we have 10 free tickets to give away, worth over £35 each (now closed).

News 20 February 2018
View [Volatility: beware the market noise] Market Volatility

Volatility: beware the market noise

Following stellar returns from global equities in 2017, the recent fall in markets has seen the return of short-term uncertainty. But has anything really changed?

Active Viewpoint 16 February 2018
View [Tom Walker: we’ll gear up if markets crash] Tom Walker Citywire Sep 2017 news

Tom Walker: we’ll gear up if markets crash

Citywire’s Gavin Lumsden interviews Portfolio Manager Tom Walker about the stockmarkets’ reaction to the North Korean situation, allocations to US companies and equity valuations in the low-interest rate environment.

Video 20 September 2017
View [One of the most consistent performers of the decade] GPT blog - consistent performance

One of the most consistent performers of the decade

Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust was recently highlighted as one of the most consistently performing investment trusts over the last decade. The announcement was made by the industry trade body, the Association of Investment Companies (AIC) who undertook the analysis looking at outperformance and volatility.

News 31 July 2017
View [David Sheasby appointed to the PRI ESG Engagements Advisory Committee] David Sheasby

David Sheasby appointed to the PRI ESG Engagements Advisory Committee

David Sheasby, Head of Stewardship & ESG at Martin Currie, has been appointed to the PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) ESG Engagements Advisory Committee. Martin Currie’s extensive experience in engagement with investee companies, as well as the considerable work David has done in this area, prompted the PRI’s appointment.

19 April 2017