Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained NAV up

Martin Currie Asia Unconstrained Trust's net asset value rose by 19.5% in the six months to the end of September on a total return basis while the share price gained 18.5%.

The company said the results were ahead of the headline GDP for countries in its universe growing approximately 10.8% over the last 12 months in sterling terms.

It adds: "Obviously, performance has benefited from the impact of the weakness in sterling which fell sharply against the US dollar following the EU referendum result in June."

At 1:51pm: (LON:MCP) Martin Currie Pacific Trust Public Limited Company share price was -0.75p at 319.25p