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Deutsche Bank – db x-trackers II US Treasuries Double Short Daily ETF

Deutsche Bank – db x-trackers II US Treasuries Double Short Daily ETF

Type: Exchange-traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the US Treasuries Double Short Daily index

Minimum investment: Negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the US Treasuries Double Short Daily index

Place of registration: Luxemburg

Charges: Annual 0.3%

Commission: None



FSA looks to ban executive after High Court ruling

The FSA is seeking to ban a senior executive at brokerage BGC from working in financial services on the grounds he is not a fit and proper person. The regulator has published a decision notice to ban Anthony Verrier due to concerns over his honesty, integrity and reputation. Verrier has referred the decision to the […]

BSA says mortgage prisoners will be hit by strict affordability rules

The Building Societies Association says there will still be a significant amount of so-called “mortgage prisoners” despite transitional arrangements in the mortgage market review designed to avoid this. The FSA estimates around half of the 10.5 million people who took out mortgages between 2005 and 2011 could be prisoners because of high loan-to-value ratios, negative […]


MP says don’t heap the blame on advisers for Arch cru losses

All-party Parliamentary group on Arch cru secretary Alun Cairns says the FSA should not hold IFAs so heavily responsible for client losses. Last month, the FSA launched a consultation on establishing a £110m redress scheme for Arch cru investors. If it goes ahead, around 795 IFA firms will have to review all cases and pay […]

JLT puts hold on transfer exercises

JLT Wealth Management has temporarily suspended current defined-benefit pension transfer exercises following changes by the FSA to the way transfers are calculated. In April, the FSA published new rules which require firms to use the inflation measure from the existing scheme when calculating transfer comparisons, in a bid to make it more difficult for advisers […]

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White paper — In Focus: Ebola Virus Disease

Jelf Employee Benefits focuses on Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) and what this means for businesses with operations in West Africa. This will be of particular interest to those with employees either travelling to, or living within, West Africa, the area affected by the most catastrophic outbreak of Ebola to date.


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