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Invesco Perpetual – Asian Equity Income Fund

Invesco Perpetual – Asian Equity Income Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Income and growth by investing mainly in the equities of companies in Asia and Australiasia excluding Japan

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £20

Investment split: 100% in Asian and Australasian equities excluding Japan

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Special offer: Initial charge reduced to 3% for Isa investments including transfers

Offer period: Until March 4, 2011

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0800 028 2121


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