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Spread bets and CFDs are complex instruments and come with a high risk of losing money rapidly due to leverage. 71% of retail investor accounts lose money when trading spread bets and CFDs with this provider. You should consider whether you understand how spread bets and CFDs work, and whether you can afford to take the high risk of losing your money.

Collective investment scheme definition

A collective investment scheme, also sometimes known as a pooled investment, is one to which many investors contribute.

Collective investment scheme definition

A collective investment scheme, also sometimes known as a pooled investment, is one to which many investors contribute.

A scheme manager will invest the pooled money in assets like stocks, bonds or property to try and generate returns as per the investment aims of the scheme. Unit trusts and investment trusts are two types of collective investment schemes.  

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