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Aberdeen Asset Management – Emerging Markets Bond Fund

Aberdeen Asset Management – Emerging Markets Bond Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: income and growth by investing in emerging market government and corporate bonds denominated in dollars and local currencies

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50

Investment split: 100% in emerging market government and corporate bonds

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial; 4.25%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 592 487



Budget 2011: Protection tax reform could push up premiums by 30%

Protection premiums could rise by up to 30 per cent following the Government’s move to remove protection business from the income minus expenses basic life insurance tax regime. The change, which HM Revenue & Customs has already consulted on, will be effective from January 1, 2013. RGA managing director David Gulland (pictured) says the cumulative […]


Regulator in warning on squeeze facing life companies

The FSA says the life insurance industry faces a squeeze on profits because people are not buying enough long-term savings products. In its prudential risk outlook, published last week, the regulator says the sector was collectively profitable in 2009 but legislative and regulatory pressures will hit the industry. The report says: “UK life insurers face […]

Target practice

Small-cap managers have been searching the alternative investment market for growth opportunities, arguing its reputation as a volatile and trendy listing space is misleading. Although the Aim market now has more than 40 per cent of its constituents in the resources sector – similar to its high-tech weighting during the 1999 boom – managers believe […]


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