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Standard & Poor&#39s Micropal Top 10s

Bond funds dominate the top-performing unit trusts, with six appearing in the top 10 table. Hard times in the world&#39s stockmarkets continue to take their toll on equity funds, however, with the average unit trust registering a return of -26.35 per cent for the past 12 months.

Govett US bear fund continues to top the table by a strong margin. A £1,000 lump sum invested in the fund a year ago would now be worth £1,362 compared with £736 for the average fund.

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