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Artemis Investment Management – European Opportunities Fund

Artemis Investment Management – European Opportunities Fund

Type: Unit trust

Aim: Growth by investing in European equities excluding the UK

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50

Investment split: At least 80% in European equities excluding the UK, up to 20% in derivatives and fixed interest securities

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5.25%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 092 2090


Jenkins wins select support

The Treasury select committee has backed the Chancellor’s appointment of former Investment Management Association chairman Robert Jenkins as an external member of the interim Financial Policy Committee. The Chancellor made the appointment in July and the select committee approved the decision after a hearing with Jenkins last week. The interim FPC has been established to […]

ABI wants ban on tracker funds investing in new listings

The Association of British Insurers is calling for restrictions on tracker funds investing in newly listed companies due to concerns they are artificially inflating prices, The Mail on Sunday reports. The ABI is looking to put forward a plan to prevent newly listed firms from joining the FTSE 100 or other leading indices until after […]

Pensions Bill set to become law

Government plans to accelerate the increase in the state pension age are set to become law after a last minute Labour attempt to push back the changes was defeated in the House of Lords. Last month, ministers put forward revised proposals for increasing the state pension age to 66 which mean no individual will have […]


FSA to examine structured product distributors

The FSA says it plans to review distribution practices for structured products next year, after it found weaknesses in the way providers are designing and approving the products. The regulator published new guidance for structured products today, which requires providers to identify their target market and design products that meet those customers’ needs, pre-test new […]

UK gilts: Shaken and stirred

Mike Riddell, fixed income portfolio manager at Allianz Global Investors, reviews the performance of the UK government bonds market post-Brexit and assesses its future prospects, as well as giving his outlook for global fixed income markets and yields movements. In addition, he provides a brief analysis of the impact of Brexit and the Bank of […]


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