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BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund (EGF)

BlackRock Enhanced Government Fund (EGF)

Sector: Unit Investment Trusts, Face-Amount Certificate Offices, and Closed-End Management Investment Offices Region: United States


: | New York Stock Exchange: EGF


Similar to: The European Equity Fund, Inc., British Empire Trust Plc, Murray Income Trust Plc

The Fund’s investment objective is to provide shareholders with current income and gains. The Fund seeks to achieve its investment objective by investing primarily in a portfolio of US Government securities and US Government Agency securities, including US Government mortgage-backed securities that pay interest in an attempt to generate current income, and by employing a strategy of writing (selling) call options on individual or baskets of US Government securities, US Government Agency securities or other debt securities held by the Fund in an attempt to generate gains from option premiums.

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