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Axa has the whole world in its hands

Axa Sun Life is catering for investors who have high risk profiles with the introduction of its world opportunities fund.

This open ended investment company (Oeic) is also available as an individual savings account (Isa). It is actively managed and consists of 40 stocks, which are selected by the fund manager on the basis of research conducted by the company&#39s analysts.

The fund is suitable for investors who have a broad portfolio of lower risk core funds who are looking to add a specialist fund that offers a higher return in exchange for higher risks.

The world opportunities fund has more diversity than some funds aimed at sophisticated investors because it is not limited to a single country or continent. It provides exposure to a range of countries and sectors that may have underperformed during the last year or so and those which are due to pick up.

According to Standard & Poor&#39s the Axa Sun Life global growth fund is ranked 53 out of 125 funds based on £1,000 invested on a bid to bid basis with net income reinvested over three years to January 8. 2001.

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