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Martin Currie – China Fund

Martin Currie – China Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in Chinese equities

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, monthly £50

Investment split: 100% in Chinese equities

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial up to 3%, renewal 0.5%

Tel: 0845 6025016



Consumers need all the options

“We are currently faced with a situation where the mortgage intermediary competitors are mainly the product manufacturers – the lenders.”

Eastern exposure

One thing you can say for sure about Eastern European markets is they are extremely volatile. Russia either ends up being the bestperforming market in the world or the worst. For instance, in 2008, it fell by around 80 per cent but in 2009 it went up by over 100 per cent. Generally speaking though, […]

What is the basis for the levy decisions?

Open letter to the FSCS How has the SDO2 sub-class been assembled? Why would firms which do not handle client money, like IFAs, be classed together in risk terms with firms who are stockbrokers and which do handle client money and so are surely of a different and more risky character? Furthermore, what is the […]

Pay levy now and hope for refund

Aifa is advising IFAs to pay the Financial Services Compensation Scheme £80m interim levy with the hope that payments will be rebated if the decision is overturned through a legal challenge. The trade body says it is taking further legal advice on the merits of challenging the interim levy placed on investment intermediaries for the […]

When is £1m not £1m?

Neil Jones is technical support manager with Canada Life’s ican Technical Services Team. Canada Life offers a range of wealth management solutions, including retirement income planning, estate planning and investment solutions from a choice of jurisdictions, including the UK, Isle of Man and Republic of Ireland. The residential nil-rate band (RNRB) was first announced in […]


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