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Jupiter – International Financials Fund

Jupiter – International Financials Fund

Type: Unit trust

Aim: Growth by investing globally in equities and equity-related securities, including derivatives, of companies in the financial sector

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50

Investment split: 100% globally in equities and equity-related securities in the financial sector

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5.25%, annual 1.25%, performance fee 15%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 020 7314 7699


Housing minister slams parents’ homebuying help

Advisers have hit out at Labour housing minister John Healey after he suggested the Government should tackle the culture of parents helping their children in the property market. In a speech to The Fabian Society last week, Healey said the era of aspiring to own a home may be coming to an end. He said […]

Utterly unprecedented

Finding adequate words to describe the oscillations in financial markets and economies over the last year is a challenging task indeed. “Utterly unprecedented” almost suffices. The causes of the current crisis (note the use of the present tense here) are well documented. 

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David Cameron appoints former adviser to Tony Blair as new pensions minister

Following a cabinet reshuffle in light of last week’s general election, David Cameron has announced that Ros Altmann will be replacing Steve Webb as pensions minister. As the industry works with one of the largest reforms to the sector in almost a century, the former adviser to Tony Blair has been tasked with ensuring that the pensions revolution does not stray off track.


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