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DWS closes Ratebuster fund

DWS is closing its popular Ratebuster fund just six months after launch.

The fund, which sold over 60m in its first launch period in March, has been pulled after Aberdeen decided it did not fit with its plans for DWS, its deal for which completes on September 30.

Investors wanting to pull out of the fund will be able to do so between October 10 and October 13, otherwise they will have to wait until April 10 2006.


Citizens Advice wants OFT to probe payment protection

Citizens Advice is calling on the Office of Fair Trading to investigate payment protection insurance, claiming it is bad value. The consumer organisation says the product, which produces annual revenues in excess of 5bn, is often highly expensive and excludes many of the most common situations that lead to debt problems. It claims that banks, […]

Multi-managers go back to tech

Multi-managers Miton Investments and the Iimia are investing in technology funds amid growing optimism of a recovery in the sector.

Pru’s unitised WP fund up 8.4% in first year

Prudential’s unitised with-profits product, Prufund, has exceeded expectations by delivering 8.4 per cent in its first year – significantly above the 3.4 per cent annual bonus on its traditional with-pro- fits fund. The firm says the two products will deliver very similar returns over the longer term when terminal bonuses are factored in, as they […]

L&G adds sixth tranche of protected FTSE plan

Legal & General is offering a sixth tranche of its protected capital growth plan, with returns linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index. The product, which runs for six years, offers a minimum of 21 per cent growth or 50 per cent of the rise in the FTSE 100 if this is greater. […]

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(Another) downhill stroll — retirement planning

A report published this morning by the CIPD (CIPD Employee Outlook March 2015) provides yet more interesting data to the changing landscape of retirement planning. It should be remembered that we are in a period of genuine flux here given that the default retirement age was scrapped three years ago, and new pension freedoms come online in April. Both of these alterations will have a huge impact on how employees plan for their retirement.


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