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Credit Suisse predicts continued mid cap growth

Credit Suisse Asset Management believes that mid cap growth stocks are particularly attractive.

Credit Suisses mid cap 250 fund, launched in November 2003, returned 21.9 per cent over the last year, compared to a 12.8 per cent growth in the FTSE all-share over the same period.


Mortgage edge: Alan Cleary

Brokers using packagers for sub-prime lending could fall foul of the FSA because they do not understand the full implications of MCOB.

Cross purposes

Lenders are cautiously waiting to see whether the FSA will impose rules proposed in the Miles review on cross-subsidy mortgage rates within the treating customers fairly regime.

Simplification may not be plain sailing

Investors could find themselves in deep water if they rush out to buy fine wines, antiques, yachts or buy-to-let properties under pension simplification without fully understanding the new rules, says Friends Provident pensions technical manager Chris Bellers.

Solving the income puzzle

There is a puzzle at the centre of financial markets. The global economy is growing, there are signs of inflation and interest rates are going up, yet yields remain low. In this article, James Foster, manager of the Artemis Monthly Distribution fund, unpicks this conundrum and looks at where investors can find income. There is […]


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