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Deutsche Bank -db x-trackers II iBoxx Euro Sovereigns Eurozone Total Return index ETF

Deutsche Bank

db x-trackers II iBoxx Euro Sovereigns Eurozone Total Return index ETF

Type: Exchange-traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the Euro Sovereigns Eurozone Total Return index

Minimum investment: Negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking Euro Sovereigns Eurozone Total Return index

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Annual up to 0.15%

Commission: None



Summer break

Another interesting time for financial services. Looking back a year on from Lehman, we are well beyond the total panic of Armageddon that took hold last year and continued in a variety of forms until early March, when Western stockmarkets took off for one of the longest rallies ever – worryingly, the longest since the big bear rallies of the early 1930s.

Mortgage approvals up 81%, says BBA

The number of mortgage approvals in August was up 81 per cent compared to the same period last year, figures from the British Bankers’ Association reveal.


Guide: reporting to the Pensions Regulator — what and when?

Johnson Fleming has published a step-by-step guide demonstrating the importance of record keeping and reporting, and how it can ensure you operate a successful scheme. The guide takes you through some key questions you need to ask and identifies the information you need to obtain. The topics include: why you need to keep records and the benefits of doing this; registering your scheme; what information you need to record to ensure you meet the Pensions Regulator’s requirements; and what items need to be recorded and when.


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