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Kames Capital – Absolute Return Bond Fund

Kames Capital – Absolute Return Bond Fund

Type: Offshore Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing globally in government and corporate bonds and in derivatives to take short positions

Minimum investment: Lump sum £500 or currency equivalent

Investment split: 100% globally in government bonds, corporate bonds and/or derivatives

Place of registration: Dublin

Charges: Initial up to 5.5%, annual up to 1%

Commission: Initial up to 5%, renewal up to 1%

Tel: 00353 16224493


Clive Cowdery buys £600K of shares in Resolution

Resolution founder Clive Cowdery has bought £600,000 worth of shares in the UK insurance sector consolidation vehicle. Cowdery bought 240,000 shares yesterday at 252.91p each. It is the first time Cowdery has invested in the company outside the Resolution vehicle. Resolution has acquired Friends Provident, Axa’s UK life and pensions business and Bupa since it […]

Management consultant jailed for two years for insider dealing

A management consultant has been found guilty of 22 counts of insider dealing and been sentenced to two years in prison. The case was brought by the FSA and the sentence was handed down at Southwark Crown Court today. Between May 15, 2009 and August 22, 2009, management consultant Rupinder Sidhu was jointly involved with […]

Former UBS trader fighting £1.25m FSA fine

Former UBS trader Sachin Karpe is contesting a £1.25m fine from the FSA for engaging in alleged unauthorised trades. A tribunal heard Karpe, the ex-head of the Asia II desk, had chaired a disciplinary hearing in 2007 of an employee who had engaged in unauthorised foreign-exchange trades. This, the FSA said, was a case of […]

CML downgrades 2012 lending forecast by £17bn

The Council of Mortgage Lenders has downgraded its gross lending forecast for 2012 from £150bn to £133bn. The trade body says the 2012 forecast has been reduced because of the weak economic activity that now seems likely. The 2011 gross lending estimate has been reduced slightly from £140bn to £138bn. It also expects new lending […]


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