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ETF Securities – ETFS Physical Lead

ETF Securities – ETFS Physical Lead

Type: Exchange traded commodity

Aim: Growth by tracking the London Metal Exchange cash settlement lead price

Minimum investment: One share – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the London Metal Exchange cash settlement lead price

Place of registration: Jersey

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.69% plus 0.12% annual insurance allowance

Commission: None

Tel: 020 7448 4330


Adviser Fund Index

Just what does the cautious in cautious managed funds mean? The financial turmoil of recent years has posed this question acutely. Although the name suggests low risk, many such funds suffered sharp falls in value as markets tumbled. The answer depends partly on whether fund performance is measured in relative or absolute terms. It is […]


BBA will not appeal PPI judicial review

The British Bankers’ Association will not be appealing the High Court’s decision rejecting the BBA’s call for a judicial review of payment protection insurance complaint measures set out by the FSA and the Financial Ombudsman Service. It follows recent news that Lloyds Banking Group and Barclays would not have lent their support backing any appeal. […]


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Intrinsic’s chief executive is focusing on growing the firm’s protection proposition, which he regards as one of the keystones of financial advice that will keep income flowing through the challenges of the retail distribution review
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IMA reports best Isa crop in almost a decade as sales figures hit £950m

Individual savings accounts recorded their best sales in nine years in the run-up to the end of the financial year, according to the Investment Management Association. The IMA says the period between March 1 to April 5 brought in £956m in Isa sales. For the wider 2010/11 tax year, Isa sales of £3.7bn were recorded, […]

What triggers the MPAA?

Jim Grant – Senior Product Insight & Technical Support Analyst There’s sometimes confusion around what triggers the money purchase annual allowance. Find out what does and what doesn’t trigger the MPAA. The money purchase annual allowance (MPAA) is a reduced annual allowance that can apply to contributions to defined contribution (DC) schemes. The following table […]


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