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Abbey National launches online share dealing service

Abbey National&#39s regular trading service, providing a nominee-based share dealing account, is now available online which it says will make the buying and selling of shares quicker and easier.

And it claims to be offering the cheapest charges for investors among the high street brokers.

Investors can buy or sell up to £1,000 of shares for a fee of £9.99 and deals over £1,000 cost £12.50. Abbey says other online high street brokers charge up to £40 for trades in shares over the value of £5,000.


DriveTec EIS revolutionises gearbox transmission

Kreis Consulting is promoting DriveTec, an enterprise investment scheme (EIS) that aims to raise between £750,000 and £1m to fund an innovative gearbox transmission system. A gearbox transmission system enables a car engine to drive the wheels. In a normal car, the gearbox needs less power at certain points while driving, but the engine may […]

L&G offers charge free Isa investments

Legal & General is offering to refund the annual management charge and all other charges for 2003 on all lump sum index tracking Isas set up this Isa season.The offer is available through all of L&G&#39s distribution channels on all of its index tracking Isa products. The money will be paid back in the form […]

They&#39ve got our number on laundering

Since having to obtain identification for most clients since 1994 and foreveryone since September 1, I do wonder how much money laundering andassociated crime our efforts (that is all advisers)has prevented over thelast eight to nine years.I have not seen any statistics, either PIA/FSA or Governmental since, butwe are nevertheless expected to act as unpaid […]

Remortgages keep the market buoyant

The housing market stayed buoyant in November last year, with gross lendingleaping to £20.5bn from £15.3bn at the same time in 2001,according to latest figures from the Council of Mortgage Lenders.But the figures show a fall from £21bn in October and the CML says thestrong market was maintained by high levels of remortgaging.Remortgaging in November […]


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