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Fidelity International – UK Opportunities Fund

Fidelity International – UK Opportunities Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in undervalued UK companies with a bias towards smaller companies

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50

Investment split: At least 80% UK smaller companies,  up to 20% in medium sized and bigger UK companies

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 3.5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 41 41 81


Govt announces external FPC members

The Government and the Bank of England have announced the appointment of Alastair Clark, Michael Cohrs, Donald Kohn and Sir Richard Lambert to the interim Financial Policy Committee as external members. Kohn is a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve and a senior fellow in the economics studies program at the Brookings Institution. Cohrs […]

MetLife launches protected growth bond

MetLife has launched a bond which allows investors to lock in a level of investment growth daily. The protected growth bond, which also offers a choice of investment protection levels, allows investors to choose 90 per cent, 80 per cent or 70 per cent protection levels with equity exposure ranging between 90 per cent and […]

IoM and Jersey repeal anti-avoidance measures

The Isle of Man has repealed a piece of legislation that aims to stop locals avoid personal income tax amid concerns the European Union was going to declare it “harmful”. The attribution regime for individuals was intended to stop local shareholders rolling up income in local companies subject to the 0 per cent corporate tax […]


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