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TR European Growth Trust Ordinary 12. Data provided by Factset, based over the last year and updated hourly Mon-Fri. We look at three trusts that could deliver an attractive income. Kate Marshall, Investment Analyst, reports on Witan Investment Trust’s recently released annual results for the year to 31 December 2017. Please note, charges differ for phone and postal deals.

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If you’re not sure which investments are right for you, please request advice, for example from our financial advisers. Introduction Aberforth Smaller Companies Trust plc is an investment trust whose shares are traded on the London Stock Exchange. It is the largest trust within the UK Smaller Company sector. This market capitalisation limit will change owing to movements in the stockmarket. Past performance is not a guide to future performance, nor a reliable indicator of future results or performance. Authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority in the United Kingdom. Could you run out of money in retirement?