A number of years ago, Ian Woolley and I wrote a series of articles attempting to debunk some of the jargon that afflicts the world of investment and financial markets*. In one of these, we tackled the issue of what it is that defines a ‘bull’ or ‘bear’ market.
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Funds Crescendo blog: 27 May 2022
Boards of investment trusts should not try to target the discount. The discount is a reflection of market sentiment and will disappear (or not appear in the first place) if the Board allocate capital well. Buying back shares is nothing to do with narrowing the discount and everything to do with enhancing NAV per share and allocating capital efficiently.