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Fund spotlight: TR European Growth Trust

interactive investor's analysts give an update and view on the TR European Growth Trust.

by Dzmitry Lipski from interactive investor 

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Three trusts to own if you predict a Tory majority

If you think the election result will trigger a sterling rally, this analyst picks the big winners.

by Graeme Evans

10 most-popular investment trusts for November 2019

Name AIC Sector Rank change from October 1-year share price return (as of 30 November 2019) 3-year share price return ii Super 60 trust Kepler Trust Intelligence report
Scottish Mortgage (LSE:SMT) Global no change 6.00% 74.90% Yes Read here
Finsbury Growth & Income (LSE:FGT) UK equity income no change 15.60% 51.40%  - Read here
City of London (LSE:CTY) UK Equity Income 1 11.10% 25.00% Yes Read here
Renewables Infrastructure Group (LSE:TRIG) Infrastructure 1 20.80% 42.70%  - Read here
Monks (LSE:MNKS) Global new entry 18.10% 73.60%  - Read here
Polar Capital Technology (LSE:PCT) Technology & Media new entry 24.60% 86.00%  -

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BlackRock Throgmorton Trust (LSE:THRG) UK Smaller Companies 2 43.70% 109%  -  -
Alliance Trust (LSE:ATST) Global new entry 12.20% 49.60%  -  -
Woodford Patient Capital Trust (LSE:WPCT) Growth Capital -6 -65.80% -66.10%  - Read here
F&C Investment Trust (LSE:FCIT) Global -1 8.50% 50.50% Yes Read here

Source: interactive investor  includes buy trades for the month excluding Regular Investing transactions

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What is an investment trust?

Investment trusts are listed companies that invest in the shares of other companies or fixed income securities, unquoted securities or property.

As a listed company its shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange and the share price is determined by demand and supply.

How are they different to funds?

Investment trusts are closed-ended companies. This means they have a fixed number of shares in issue, unlike Funds that are open-ended investment companies ('OEICs') or Unit Trusts. Investment Trusts are also listed companies and must have an independent board of directors that are obliged to answer to their shareholders.

 

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