Wednesday, 24th January 2001.
Aim: Growth by investing in quoted large and mid cap Japanese companies.
Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000 monthly £50, Isa lump sum £3,000 monthly £100.
Investment split: 100 per cent in quoted large and mid cap Japanese companies.
Isa link: Yes.
Pep transfers: Yes.
Charges: Initial 5.25 per cent, annual 1.5 per cent until January 31, 2002, then 2 per cent, unless fund fails to be ranked in top 25 per cent of all relevant competitor funds – then it reduces to 1.25 per cent for that month.
Special offer: Initial charge reduced from 5.25 per cent to 3.75 per cent.
Offer period: Until April 30, 2001.
Commission: Initial 3 per cent, renewal 0.5 per cent.
Tel: 0800 212433.