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Standard & Poors Micropal Top 10s

The top 10 unit trust table saw no new entrants this week, continuing to comprise of eight bond funds, one gold fund and the unique Govett US bear trust. Average returns have slightly improved since the start of the month but both unit and investment trusts are still below -20 per cent for the past year.

Best returns over the past year still come from the Merrill Lynch Gold & General fund. A £1,000 invested a year ago would now be worth £1,311.

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