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Fidelity sets up series of workshops

Fidelity is hosting its 2003 series of IFA workshops across the UK from January 21 to January 28.

Beginning in Norwich, the workshops will take in Northampton, Gatwick, Birmingham, Swindon, Bristol, Manchester, Bolton and Leeds before ending in Belfast.

They will cover areas including the sectors which Fidelity believes will be dominant in 2003, the likelihood of the sales downturn ending and whether there is likely to be an Isa season this year.


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Hostile Manulife bid for Canada Life

Manulife has launched a hostile bid for rival Canada Life which could result in windfalls of around £4,000 for the UK investors who accepted shares when Canada Life demutualised in 1999. If successful and approved by regulators, it would result in the fourth biggest insurance company in North America and the tenth largest in the […]

Abbey National launches online share dealing service

Abbey National&#39s regular trading service, providing a nominee-based share dealing account, is now available online which it says will make the buying and selling of shares quicker and easier. And it claims to be offering the cheapest charges for investors among the high street brokers. Investors can buy or sell up to £1,000 of shares […]

Govett offers 1 per cent discount off funds

Fund manager Govett Investments is trying to drum up business this Isa season by offering IFAs 1 per cent discount on its top performing and most popular funds.The discount is available between January 1 and April 5 and applies to five of Govett&#39s lead funds.They include the US opportunities fund, the Asia pacific fund, Japanese […]


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