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Get the most out of UK smallers by picking the right trust

Get the most out of UK smallers by picking the right trust

The UK stock market has been beaten up this year. The FTSE 100 was down 4.1 per cent over the first 10 months of the year as Brexit uncertainty, fears over global trade and foreign investor concern about the UK economy weighed on the share prices of the country’s largest companies. Smaller companies, which are typically more reliant on the UK economy than FTSE 100 stocks, have been hit even harder. The FTSE Small Cap (ex IT) index was down more than 8 per cent over the first 10 months of the year, and the FTSE 250 down 6.3 per cent.

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