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Jupiter trust offers Asia and US funds deal

Jupiter Asset Management is offering a fully Peppable global unit trust which gives retail access to Jupiter&#39s Asian and US funds for the first time.

The offer period on the global opportunities unit trust runs from January 27-February 16. It is priced at 50p, with a discount of 1.5 per cent for lump-sum investments of over £500.

Initial charge is 5.25 per cent and annual charge is 1.5 per cent. Initial commission is 3 per cent and renewal is 0.5 per cent.

The target allocation for the fund is 35 per cent in the UK, 20 per cent in Europe, 20 per cent in North America and 10 per cent in UK and US bonds.

Eastern Europe and Latin America will each have 5 per cent of the fund and Japan and the Far East 2.5 per cent each.

Jupiter is gearing up the Pep season with an offer of a 1 per cent discount on its 11 Peppable unit trusts until June 1.

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