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IFA publishes guide to top 50 investments for income and growth

IFA the David Aaron partnership is publishing a consumer guide to the best investments to achieve income and growth.

It covers the top 15 tracker beating unit trusts including European, smaller companies, technology and far eastern funds.

The guide also includes details of corporate bond Isas, high income stockmarket linked bonds, with-profit bonds, property bonds and distribution bonds.

Senior partner David Aaron says: &#34We think that the best active fund managers such as Jupiter, Newton, Invesco GT and Perpetual will outperform tracker funds over the next year or two because some of the top shares have become overvalued, whilst there is still excellent in mid-cap and smaller company stocks both in the UK and Europe.&#34


CML calls for statutory mortgage regulation

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has joined the growing clamour for statutory mortgage regulation. The seeming change of heart comes only weeks after a covert nationwide survey by trading standards officials found mortgages are being systematically missold leaving thousands of home owners with poor value deals.The CML, up to now staunch a supporter of self-regulation, […]

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 […]

FSA issues policy statement of guidance and waivers

The FSA has published a Policy Statement about its powers to give guidance and waivers to financial firms under the Financial Services and Markets Bill.The statement cover three principal areas, general guidance, individual guidance and waivers.All the FSA&#39s rules and general guidance to firms will be provided in a single &#34Handbook of Rules and Guidance&#34 […]

Bank staff caught between rock and hard place

Banks are complaining they have become stuck between a rock and a hard place thanks to Government policy according to the Financial Times.The report says the banks see themselves caught between the Treasury&#39s desire to lower barriers deterring people from opening bank accounts and the Home Office stringent defences against money laundering.The Treasury policy action […]


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