Witan investment trust is offering Investment Week readers the opportunity to win £2,000 towards a h...
Witan investment trust is offering Investment Week readers the opportunity to win £2,000 towards a holiday of their choice.
The £2bn international general trust is offering the prize to two readers, who can answer five questions about the trust.
Q1. In asset allocation terms, Japan and the Far East represents the smallest portion of the Witan portfolio. Taken at 31 July 2000, which Far Eastern stock market has shown the biggest gains this year?
Q2. What was the largest holding within the Witan portfolio at 31 July 2000?
Q3. By what percentage did Witan's net asset value increase in 1999?
Q4. What is the name of the Witan savings fund for children which was launched last year?
Q5. Who took over Christopher Clarke's place as MD recently ?
Witan was established in 1909 and first obtained a market quotation in 1924. Over the three months to 30 August the trust achieved returns of 12.7%, on a mid to mid basis, ranking it seven out of 15 trusts in the international general sector. The closed end fund is ranked second out of 14 funds over three years, with returns of 54.9%, mid to mid.
Two prizes of £2,000 towards a holiday of the winner's choice will be awarded, no cash alternative will be offered. To enter, send answers to Henderson Investors, Freepost (RG 453), Newbury, Berks RG14 52P. The competition closes on 30 September. More information on the trust itself can be found at www.witan.com
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