investment trust

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investment trust

n
(Banking & Finance) a financial enterprise that invests its subscribed capital in securities for its investors' benefit
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Noun1.investment trust - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companiesinvestment trust - a financial institution that sells shares to individuals and invests in securities issued by other companies
hedge fund, hedgefund - a flexible investment company for a small number of large investors (usually the minimum investment is $1 million); can use high-risk techniques (not allowed for mutual funds) such as short-selling and heavy leveraging
mutual fund company, open-end fund, open-end investment company, mutual fund - a regulated investment company with a pool of assets that regularly sells and redeems its shares
closed-end fund, closed-end investment company - a regulated investment company that issues a fixed number of shares which are listed on a stock market
face-amount certificate company - a regulated investment company that pays a stated amount to certificate holders on a stated maturity date
Real Estate Investment Trust, REIT - an investment trust that owns and manages a pool of commercial properties and mortgages and other real estate assets; shares can be bought and sold in the stock market
unit investment trust, unit trust - a regulated investment company consisting of professional managers who issue redeemable securities representing a portfolio of many different securities; "you can invest in a unit investment trust for as little as $1000"
nondepository financial institution - a financial institution that funds their investment activities from the sale of securities or insurance
fixed investment trust, nondiscretionary trust - an investment trust that can buy only those securities listed when the trust was organized
Translations

investment trust

nfondo comune di investimento
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TORONTO, March 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Royal Bank of Canada (RY on TSX and NYSE) today announced that RBC Subordinated Notes Trust, a closed-end trust wholly owned by the bank, intends to redeem all outstanding 4.
Central Gold-Trust, launched in April, 2003, is a passive, single purpose, self-governing closed-end trust, approximately 98% invested in long-term holdings of gold bullion, substantially in physical international bars, and does not actively speculate with regard to short-term changes in gold prices.
For Sentry Select Canadian Income Fund, it assumes that all distributions were reinvested in additional units of each fund or closed-end trust.

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