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HSBC Exchange Traded Funds – MSCI World ETF

HSBC Exchange Traded Funds – MSCI World ETF

Type: Exchange traded fund

Aim: Growth by tracking the performance of the MSCI World index

Minimum investment: One share – negotiable with stockbroker

Investment split: 100% tracking the performance of the MSCI World index

Place of registration: Dublin

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Annual 0.35%

Commission: None

Tel: 08456 076 144


Treasury has vital part in accountability

A lack of depth in the Treasury’s understanding of financial services could undermine its role of holding the new regulator to account, according to Cicero Consulting director Iain Anderson. At the Reform conference, Anderson said the quality of the Treasury’s oversight is vital in ensuring the reforms are successful. He said: “A very senior former […]


Government hands providers Omo ultimatum

The Government will consider taking legislative action if the insurance industry fails to make the open market option operate more effectively. The statement of intent, contained within the Treasury consultation on removing the requirement to annuitise by age 75, is further evidence of a hardened stance from policymakers. The consultations says: “The Government is keen […]


Coalition introduces twice as much regulation as it cuts

The Government has introduced twice the amount of regulation it has removed since coming to power, despite the introduction of a one-in-one-out approach to new regulation. Figures obtained by Conservative MP for Wokingham John Redwood show the Government has introduced 207 pieces of regulation in the last six months and has removed just 106. Redwood […]

FSA faces fight to alter Cobs for drawdown

Suffolk Life says the FSA may struggle to amend its conduct of business sourcebook in time for the introduction of the new pension drawdown regime in April 2011. Last week, the Government confirmed details of proposals which will end compulsory annuitisation at age 75. The plans include the introduction of capped and flexible drawdown, subject […]


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