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The Diary would like to warn readers against becoming too enthusiastic at conferences.

It seems there was more going on at the Funds Network IFA Forum in London than just the usual fund manager chit-chat. The delegates got rather carried away with the conference&#39s Superstars theme.

Things got so competitive that First State&#39s Richard Jones challenged Fidelity&#39s Tom Carron, Invesco Perpetual&#39s Bob Yerbury and First State&#39s Angus Tulloch to a press-up competition to raise £500 for charity. The three fund managers dropped to the floor and gave the audience 10.

The Diary applauds such athleticism but there is a time and a place.

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