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Charcol unchained

Charcol appears to be on the verge of becoming a force separate from Bradford& Bingley once again, with some of the founders reunited with the current team. Money Marketing understands that a deal is now going through its final stages. For consumers and lenders who believe in a strong, efficient mortgage market, this is very good news.

Charcol may be set free from what increasingly has been an unhappy liaison with Bradford & Bingley. Now the broker can hopefully put this period behind it, raise its game and increase the competit-iveness of the sector to the benefit all potential borrowers.


Make the network for you

One of the key reasons given for the reform of polarisation is the need to give consumers a wider and fairer choice of financial products. The wisdom or otherwise of this thinking has already occupied many column inches so all I will add is that such changes might never have been put forward if our […]

Baring Asset Management – Baring Directional Fund (Euro)

Baring Asset ManagementBaring Directional Fund (Euro)Type: Unit trustAim: Growth by investing long and short in Government bonds and money market instrumentsMinimum investment: Lump sum euros 3,500Investment split: 100% in bonds and money market instrumentsPlace of registration: DublinCharges: Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.75%Commission: Initial 3%, renewal subject to negotiation Tel: 020 7214 1900


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