Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust plc is an open ended equity mutual fund launched and managed by Martin Currie Investment Management Ltd. It invests in the public equity markets across the globe. The fund seeks to invest in the stocks of companies operating across diversified sectors. It invests in stocks of large cap companies having market capitalization greater than $1 billion. The fund benchmarks the performance of its portfolio against the FTSE All-Share Index. It was formerly known as the Martin Currie Portfolio Investment Trust plc. Martin Currie Global Portfolio Trust plc was formed on March 1, 1999 and is domiciled in the United Kingdom.