capital shares

/'kæpɪt(ə)l ʃeəz/ plural noun
(on the Stock Exchange) shares in a unit trust which rise in value as the capital value of the units rises, but do not receive any income
(NOTE: The other form of shares in a split-level investment trust are income shares, which receive income from the investments, but do not rise in value.)

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