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Franklin Templeton Investments – Franklin US equity fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in US equities

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £30

Investment split: 100% in US equities

Isa link: Yes

Pep transfers: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, annual 0.5%

Tel: 0800 305306


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