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Isa go-ahead for Credit Suisse fund

Credit Suisse has received the go-ahead from the Inland Revenue to offer its new target return fund within an Isa. The recently-launched fund is now Isable for the full £7,000 stocks and shares allowance following the decision. From the start of June, investment into the fund through an Isa or Pep will be available exclusively through FundsNetwork, Cofunds, Selestia, Transact and Hargreaves Lansdown&#39s Vantage supermarket.


Investors may regret switching

I have just read the letter from Ian Thomas from Skandia regarding its new high-charge bond, which it euphemistically calls its enhanced allocation bond (Money Marketing, May 6). When I saw Danny Cox&#39s review at the back of Money Marketing the week before, I could have thought it was me rather than Danny. However, if […]

Pension edge

There has been an active debate about the price cap on stakeholder pensions and Sandler products – should it stay at 1 per cent or should it be increased? Whatever the outcome, one thing is clear – people are not saving enough to secure their own financial futures. In the short term, this is painful […]

&#39Home reversion regulation will take some time&#39 – SHIP

Safe Home Income Plans, the voluntary regulator for equity release, says there is likely to be a long delay before home reversion regulation becomes effective. Chairman Jon King is delighted that home reversion will be regulated but points to the fact that the Treasury will now consult on the definition of home reversion plans, and […]

Regulation may do more harm than good to the public, says Goodfellow

Outgoing Building Societies Association chairman John Goodfellow, who is also the chief executive of Skipton Building Society, has warned that the regulation of mortgages could be introduced at the detriment of consumers. In his final speech as the chairman of the association last week, Goodfellow called for vigilance by the Government, regulators and the mortgage […]


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