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Tuesday 27 February, 2007

City of London IT

Transaction in Own Shares

City of London Investment Trust PLC
27 February 2007


HENDERSON GLOBAL INVESTORS

THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

27 February 2007





                    THE CITY OF LONDON INVESTMENT TRUST PLC

                Market Purchase by the Company of its Own Shares



Notification is given that pursuant to the authority granted at the Annual
General Meeting of the Company held on 20 October 2006 to make market purchases
of the Company's own shares of 25p, a market purchase of 30,000 ordinary shares
in the capital of the Company was made today at a price of 292p per share.


The issued share capital of the Company following this purchase is 208,383,762
ordinary shares of 25p each.


The figure to be used as the denominator for calculations of interests in the
Company's voting rights on a poll is 13,951,933 comprising:


a)   13,892,251 in respect of the Ordinary Shares (one vote for every 15
     shares held);

b)   30,198 in respect of the First Preference Stock (one vote for every
     £10 of stock held); and

c)   29,484 in respect of the Preferred Ordinary Stock (one vote for every
     £20 of stock held).


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For further information please contact:

Job Curtis

The City of London Investment Trust plc

Telephone:  020 7818 4367



James de Sausmarez

Head of Investment Trusts, Henderson Global Investors

Telephone: 020 7818 3349




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