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
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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This new transaction includes a direct lease with Wells Real Estate Investment Trust for 12,275 square feet on the entire 29th floor.
They can also produce strong long-term returns - pounds 1,000 invested in the average investment trust over the last 10 years would today be worth pounds 2,569 (though this past performance will not necessarily be repeated).
First, let me explain what a unit investment trust is.
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