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Jupiter – Jupiter Strategic Bond Fund


Jupiter Strategic Bond Fund

Type: Unit trust

Aim: Income and growth by investing globally in all areas of the fixed income market

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £50

Investment split: 36% UK, 16% US, 11% Germany, 8% Italy, 5% Australia, 4% Spain, 3% France, 3% Switzerland, 3% Greece, 3% Norway, 3% Czech Republic, 3% Poland, 2% Netherlands

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 4%, annual 1.25%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 020 7314 7600


Inflated hopes

Recent macroeconomic developments have created a supportive environment for commodity prices. Turmoil in global financial markets led to slower growth in the US economy, which in turn led to lower US interest rates and a weaker dollar.

Axa Fofs will go to Architas

Axa has revealed that its Axa Framlington range of six funds of funds will pass to its new multi-manager investment firm Architas.

Aon Consulting launches annuity finder

Pensioners could be losing up to 30 per cent of the value of their pension pot, or around £360m every year, because of ill-advised retirement decisions, according to Aon Consulting.

F&C switches to Veritas for equity income

The F&C multi-manager distribution fund has switched out of the Schroder global dividend maximiser fund in favour of a 2.5 per cent holding in the Veritas global income fund.

How QE is distorting the gilt market

By Mike Riddell The moves in gilts in August were truly exceptional. Volatility in the gilt market (based off 10-year gilt futures) has soared to close to the highest levels seen this millennium, on a par with the eurozone debt crisis of 2011/12 and behind only the global financial crisis of 2008/09. The first distortion […]


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