View more on these topics

Newton Fund Managers – European High Yield Bond Fund

Monday, 16th October 2000.



Aim: Income and growth by investing in European high yield corporate bonds.



Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000, additional £250, monthly £50.



Investment split: B-rated corporate bonds – 67 per cent, BB-rated corporate bonds – 9 per cent, AAA-rated corporate bonds – 7 per cent, BBB-rated corporate bonds 6 per cent, AA-rated corporate bonds &#45 4 per cent, A-rated corporate bonds &#45 2 per cent, cash &#45 4 per cent.



Yield: 9.46 per cent a year.



Isa link: Yes.



Pep transfers: Yes.



Charges: Initial 4 per cent, annual 1 per cent.



Commission: Initial 3 per cent, renewal 0.5 per cent.



Tel: 0500 660 000.


Recommended

Chase De Vere – Guaranteed Income Bond

Tuesday, 17th October 2000.Type: Guaranteed income bond with growth option.Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000-£250,000.Term: Three years.Interest rates: 7 per cent-7.65 per cent gross a year. Growth option &#45 22.2 per cent – 24.27 per cent gross.Return: 100 per cent of original capital returned after three years.Commission: None. Tel: 0845 609 2007.

Human Rights Act opens up a new can of tax worms

The Human Rights Act came into force across the whole of the UK on October 1. It allows rights arising under the European Convention on Human Rights to be enforced in UK courts.The Act been described as the biggest single change in UK law for three centuries (Jean Eaglesham, Financial Times, September 2/3, 2000), as […]

Woolwich – CAT Standard Base Rate Tracker

Type: Fixed rate mortgage tracking Bank of England base rate.Fixed term: Life of loan.Fixed rate: 0.75 per cent above Bank of England base rate.Minimum loan: £500.Maximum loan: Up to 90 per cent of valuation subject to no maximum.Income multiples: 3.25 times principal income plus second or 2.5 times joint.Arrangement fee: None.Redemption fee: None.Conditions: None. Introducer&#39s […]

HSBC – Portfolio Management Service

Tuesday, 17th October 2000.Aim: Income and/or growth by investing in actively managed UK unit trusts and Oeics.Minimum investment: £30,000.Investment split: Three investment strategies – income portfolio, growth portfolio, balanced portfolio.Income facility: Income portfolio, balanced portfolio &#45 half-yearly.Charges: Initial 3 per cent up to £99,999, initial 2 per cent above £100,000, annual up to 1 per […]

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com