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DEFINITION of 'Master Trust'

A collection of funds from individual investors that are pooled together in order to obtain wholesale prices and rates unavailable for regular investors.

INVESTOPEDIA EXPLAINS 'Master Trust'

This is kind of like bulk shopping. When you offer to buy more securities, companies are willing to give a better rate. Therefore, a group of investors can combine their assets for greater leverage.

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