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Framlington World Cup challenge Injuries keenly felt by squads

John Bramwell&#39s HL Reserves claimed the overall top spot this week, posting an overall gain of 10.43 per cent over the course of the competition so far. Mark Timmons&#39 team, Marked Card, are at number two for the second week in a row with a gain of 10.38 per cent. Meanwhile, Steve Hawes&#39 Magic Nose Goblins are not far behind the top two with a 10.23 per cent overall gain.

Will these teams hold on to their positions for the rest of the competition? Or will Andrew Merricks&#39 I Bet I Win team (currently at number 24) live up to their name? We will have to wait and see.


Fiona Sharp

Lives: Cambridge, with partner.Born: March 1965.Age: 37.Education: Ashington High School in Northumberland, degree in French language from Bristol University.Career to date: 1984/95 air traffic control officer in the RAF, holding the rank of Flight Lieutenant; 1995/97 financial planner for ProVision (Clerical Medical); 1997/2000 financial adviser at NFU Mutual; 2000/01 IFA at Fiona Price & Partners; […]

Scarborough Building Society – two-year discount

Scarborough Building Society two-year discount Discounted term: Two yearsDiscount:3.09% Payable rate: 2.9%Minimum loan: £25,000Maximum loan: £250,000Income multiples: 3 x principal, 2.5 x jointArrangement fee: £295Redemption fee: 6.18% of sum repaid payable within first five yearsConditions: Up to 95% LTV, no MIG up to 90% LTVIntroducer&#39s fee: £150 on loans of £25,000 to £74,999; £200 on […]

Independent view

“Either this patient is dead or my watch has stopped,” was one of Groucho Marx&#39s many immortal lines. I am beginning to feel the same is true of the stockmarket recovery as it seems long, long overdue.More important, is that what the private investor is beginning to think? This somewhat dismal possibility was brought home […]

Baronworth Investment Services – The Baronworth Combination Investment Series 5

Wednesday, 10 April 2002 Type: Combined guaranteed income bond and with-profits bond GUARANTEED INCOME BOND Minimum-maximum investment: £6,000-£250,000 Term: Two years Interest rate: 7.5% gross a year, 7.3% gross a month Charges: Implicit Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term Return: Choice of 7.5% gross a year, 7.3% gross a month WITH-PROFITS BOND […]

Where next for the price of oil?

Having stabilised at around $65 a barrel, many investors are questioning if the price of oil will rise, and when. Richard Hulf provides his view. Richard Hulf, manager of the Artemis Global Energy Fund, sets out his thoughts about how the oil price may move through the next six months. At the start of the […]


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