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Credit Suisse Asset Management Funds – Global Post-Venture Capital Stocks

Tuesday, 17th October 2000.

Type: Oeic.

Aim: Capital growth by investing in a global spread of funds.

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50, Isa £100.

Place of registration: UK.

Investment split: 49 per cent US, 13 per UK, 7 per cent Japan, 31 per cent

rest of the world.

Isa link: Yes.

Pep transfers: Yes.

Charges: Initial 5.25 per cent, annual 1.5 per cent.

Special offer: Initial charge reduced to 3.25 per cent.

Offer period: Until November 3, 2000.

Commission: Initial 3 per cent, renewal 0.5 per cent.

Tel: 020 7426 2929.


Perpetual – Group Personal Pension Plan

Friday, 13th October 2000.Type: Group personal pension plan with choice of unit-linked funds.Minimum group size: Four.Minimum premium: £20 a month per member, £1,000 lump sum, £500 additional.Minimum-maximum ages: 16-75.Fund links: UK equity, overseas equity, global equity, fixed interest, cash.Charges: Initial 0-5 per cent, annual &#45 overseas equity 1-1.5 per cent, UK equity, global equity 0.75-1.25 […]

Close Finsbury Asset Management – Eurotech Trust

Tuesday, 17th October 2000.Aim: Growth by investing in European technology companies.Minimum investment: £2,000.Investment split: Any proportion of technology focussed companies in communications equipment, internet, electronics, software, biotechnology and technology services. Yield: Nil.Types of share: Ordinary.Isa link: Yes.Pep transfers: Yes.Charges: Annual 1.25 per cent.Commission: Initial one per cent.Tel: 0800 169 6968.

Sun Bank wants rethink on way loans are repaid

Specialist lender Sun Bank is recommending that the way mortgages are repaid should be changed to match new patterns in work styles.The bank believes people increasingly have more flexible working patterns, with the number of part-time workers, self-employed and those in temporary employment increasing.

More buyers take out MPPI

The Council of Mortgage Lenders is claiming victory in the campaign to encourage the take-up of mortgage payment protection insurance following the release of its latest figures.CML statistics show 31.7 per cent of all new mortgages taken out in the first six months of this year were protected by MPPI compared with only 28.8 per […]


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