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American Express launches seven new funds

American Express Bank is launching seven new global sector investment funds in the UK as part of its European expansion plans.

The new additions – including the Global Emerging Markets, Global Healthcare Equities and California Equities funds – have been designed to offer investors access to global sector funds that are not limited to specific countries or regions.

They bring AEB&#39s total number of funds to 26.


Outside Edge: Anne McMeehan

A man on the radio a few mornings ago made the point that people by and large are far more interested in implications than they are in probabilities. He was a scientist, commenting, as sensibly as one can in the circumstances, on the story that a meteor is going to hit the Earth on February […]

Govt should heed the lessons from stakeholder

Like many other IFAs, I had been thinking of writing a letter along the lines as that of Peter Richardson, in which he derides the Government&#39s idea that people will save more if the marketplace is flooded with Government-approved cheap and cheerless products.But I decided not to bother, for the simple reason that these products […]

New fixed rates from Sun Bank

Sun Bank has launched a new range of fixed rate standard, buy-to-let and self-certification mortgages. Five year fix rates start at 5.99 per cent on standard products with a loan to value of up to 95 per cent, and 6.24 per cent on buy-to-let with a LTV of up to 80 per cent and 6.24 […]

Leeds & Holbeck tracker cap offering 4.59% rate

Leeds & Holbeck Building Society is offering a capped tracker mortgage guaranteeing that borrowers will not pay more than 4.99 per cent until October 2004.It claims that borrowers will benefit if the Bank of England cuts interest rates but they also have the security of what it claims is the the best two-year capped rate […]


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