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Henderson offers discount on its tehnology fund

Henderson Investors is offering a 1 per cent discount on its initial charge for lump sum investments into its Global Technology Fund.

The special offer is to celebrate the funds 15th year and is available until December 31.

Henderson sales director Simon Ellis says: &#34Unlike most technology funds Henderson Global Technology is truly international in its outlook and has outstanding medium to long term performance.&#34

It is also offering the opportunity to invest in its Henderson Shareplan range 16 investment trusts without paying any dealing charges. This offer will be available to investors throughout October and November.

Ellis adds: &#34Shareplan provides a simple way of building a portfolio, either through lump sum or regular savings, in a wide range of excellent trusts which cover virtually all investment objectives.&#34


Murray Financial calls for special meeting at Leek United

Murray Financial claims it has enlisted enough Leek United Building Society members to push for a special meeting on its takeover bid.Murray says it now has the 130 signature needed to demand the meeting, but Leek United says it is checking the forms to ensure they meets the necessary criteria.Murray Financial chief executive Ken Murray […]

Scottish Life swaps senior staff

Scottish Life has announced a top level job swap within its senior management.The swap is part of the life offices long term commitment to broaden the expertise and experience of its senior management.As part of the move Scottish Life assistant general manager marketing Chris Cormack will takeover the position of actuary at Scottish Life International.Cormack […]

FSA reveals plans for league tables

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First Global launches virtual on-line IFA

New IFA First Global has linked up with The Exchange and pseudo network Anglo-Caledonian in a bid to become an online virtual IFA.First Global is harnessing The Exchange&#39s technology to deliver the online service to consumers which initially will allow them to buy term assurance via the internet.The operation is set to be launched in […]

International jurisdictions

By Neil Jones, Canada Life Investing through international providers has grown in popularity over recent years as investors seek out the benefits of gross roll-up and the wider range of investment options that can be available. When considering a recommendation for a lump sum investment, not only does the adviser have to select a suitable tax wrapper […]


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