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BWD caps top performing fund

BWD Rensburg has capped its UK micro-cap growth fund after it reached its objective of £20m within seven months of launch.

BWD says the fund, which is up 39.56 per cent against a sector average of 8.18 per cent since October, is being capped because of the relative illiquidity of the companies it invests in.

It will not close, however, meaning investors who exit the fund can be replaced.


The miles file

The FTSE 100, the premier benchmark of the London stockmarket&#39s health, broke through the 4,000 barrier last week, prompting some equity strategists to declare the three-year bear market at an end.But anyone expecting savers to come flocking back to shares should think again. A rise of more than 20 per cent in the index may […]

What&#39s in a name?

By now you will all have heard, and no doubt already formed a view on Sesame, the new name for Misys Life and Pensions business.When any new brand is launched it provokes interest and I think Sesame is no different. But at a time of very tough market conditions, can we not move away from […]

General quotas

Most IFAs are relaxed about the FSA regulation on selling general insurance products but things will not be as simple for general insurance intermediaries, with some facing FSA regulation for the first time.The FSA&#39s CP160, Insurance Selling and Administration: The FSA&#39s HighLevel Approach to Regulation, is due next month.Intermediaries must be registered by January 2005 […]

Horlick says equities at cheapest level since 1959

The price of fixed interest is too high but equities are at their cheapest level since 1959, says SG Asset Management chief executive Nicola Horlick.Horlick told the summit that loss of confidence in equities has forced pension funds and other institutional investors into fixed interest, which has fuelled unrealistic prices.She said examining equity prices since […]


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