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Schroders goes north

Summing up, Coates says that he wouldn&#39t use the fund as his firm looks at ethical products. Hooper says: “In this uncertain time, it should prove to have a place in the investment market.”

Stevens says: “They may or may not be correct to promote a new fund in these uncertain times. Investors are still hurting from the technology fall-out after strong buy messages. It may be wise for risk averse investors to buy into the fund monthly.”

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