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Royal Bank of Scotland – Volatility Controlled Cautious Managed Fund

Royal Bank of Scotland – Volatility Controlled Cautious Managed Fund

Type: Oeic

Aim: Growth by investing in a volatility strategy comprising global exposure to equities, bonds, commodities and property equities through index-based derivatives, and cash

Minimum investment: Lump sum £1,000

Investment split: 100% in derivatives and cash

Isa link: Yes

Charges: Initial up to 4%, annual up to 1%

Commission: Initial up to 4%, renewal up to 0.5%

Tel: 0845 680 7895


House prices up 0.8% in January

House prices increased by 0.8 per cent between December and January, according to the latest house price index by Halifax. The data shows prices are down 0.7 per cent in the three months to January and 2.4 per cent down on the same time last year. The average house price now stands at £164,173. Halifax […]

Sherborne ousts F&C chairman

Edward Bramson’s proposal to replace F&C Asset Management’s chairman was met with success at a general meeting of shareholders today. Bramson, the founder of investment vehicle Sherborne, is likely to replace Nick MacAndrew having repeatedly called for his dismissal. The takeover comes after Bramson, led by a 17 per cent holding in F&C through Sherborne, […]

Creating opportunity out of change

By Denise Wond, marketing manager The buy-to-let market has recently been the subject of a raft of tax changes, all of which make it a less profitable and less appealing proposition for investors. In response, we’ve seen a dip in demand for BTL mortgages and that’s bad news for many advisers who will now be looking […]


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