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Martin Currie – Latin America Fund

Martin Currie – Latin America Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in Brazil, Mexico, Chile, Colombia, Peru and Argentina

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000

Investment split: 100% in Latin American equities

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.5%

Commission: Initial 3%, renewal up to 0.5%




State retirement age could rise rapidly to 70

A faster increase in state retirement age may be needed to fund a universal basic state pension. The Department for Work and Pensions is expected to publish a green paper in November outlining proposals for a £140 a week universal pension for future retirees. However, the Government has yet to spell out how the reform […]

Pension Protection Fund reports £400m surplus

The Pension Protection Fund has reported a £400m surplus compared to a £1.2bn deficit for the previous year. The PPF says the figures, published today as part of the PPF’s 2009/2010 annual report, are down to improvements in the financial markets  and less costly claims. PPF chief executive Alan Rubenstein says: “The significant improvement in […]


Pension reforms face contracted-out measures

Pension experts suggest the Government is likely to introduce measures to ensure individuals who contracted out are not overly rewarded through its proposed simplification of the state pension. The Department for Work and Pensions this week confirmed proposals to introduce a flat-rate state pension expected to be £140 a week for new retirees under simplification […]


Case study: administration — managing group life schemes

Our client leads the global market in high-tech electronics manufacturing and digital media. The trustees of the company’s final salary pension scheme insure death-in-service lump sum and dependants’ pension death benefits for active employees, as well as dependants’ pension benefits for deferred members (those who have left service).


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