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IMA greets Ucits move from Revenue

The Investment Management Association has welcomed Inland Revenue proposals allowing Ucits schemes to be eligible for Isa investment.

The Revenue is proposing a simple and transparent test for determining which types of fund qualify based on how much capital an investor could be certain to receive from the investment.

The IMA says the decision comes following discussions between the trade body and the Revenue.


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Boost for NU as equity-release plans hit record

Norwich Union says the number of people releasing equity from their properties has hit record levels.The company says in the first quarter of this year it saw an 89 per cent increase in equity-release business compared with the same time last year but says it is unable to provide figures.Norwich Union is the UK&#39s biggest […]


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