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Oeic fund of funds

Income and growth in excess of UK inflation by investing globally in fixed-interest funds and equities

Minimum investment:
Lump sum £1,000

Investment split:
100% fixed interest funds and equity funds

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Pep transfers:

Initial 5%,
annual 1.5%

Initial 3%,
renewal 0.5%

Special offer:
Initial charge reduced to 4%

Offer period:
Until February 28, 2004

Tel: 0800 5878115


Base rate increases by 0.25 per cent

The MPC voted today to increase the base rate by 0.25 per cent to 4 per cent. The increase was widely expected by the market which is widely predicting further rate rises. Portman Building Society group development director Matthew Wyles says: “This rate rise comes as absolutely no surprise – fasten your seatbelts – there […]

The Miles file

What is the single most important determinant of success in investment? Stockpicking? Forget it. Choosing the right fund manager? Close but no cigar. No, the most important factor in any investment decision is asset allocation. Readers of this newspaper will be only too familiar with the business of assessing how much of a portfolio should […]

John Malone

Now that John Malone has passed the milestone of his 60th birthday, what lies ahead for the self-styled godfather of the mortgage industry? It certainly does not look as if a life of leisure is beckoning just yet as he has recently signed up for three more years with new parent company Bankhall and has […]

Strong case for renewals from an unlikely source

Having become increasingly conscious of the recent commentary questioning the justification of IFAs getting renewable commission, Legal & General recently (inadvertently) made a very strong case to support its continuation. Having completed a mortgage for a new client last October and following our FSA authorisation in Dec-ember, I recently revisited the client to complete a […]


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