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SLI bid for nervous investors

Scottish Life International hopes to allay the fears of nervous technology stock investors with a fund .

SLI is hoping will win over shy investors looking to get a piece of the high technology sector&#39s action by offering “peace of mind.”

The quarterly rolling fund gives 95 per cent capital protection, guaranteeing not to lose more than 5 per cent in any one quarter.

SLI marketing manager John Allison says: “This is the first opportunity for retail investors to benefit from the massive growth potential of technology stock s with a defined level of capital protection each quarter.”


High-tech frenzy explained

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ABI euro push

The Association of British Insurers is bracing the industry for the introduction of the euro by publishing details of three initiatives.The ABI is set to reveal details from an ongoing programme of work with the aim of providing comprehensive and detailed guidance to help insurers prepare for a possible entry into the Euro.The second publication […]

Interest rate rise pressure

The Government is bracing itself for further pressure to increase interest rates as a the market witnessed a recruitment frenzy, according to media research experts.The volume of classified advertising in national newspapers grew at its fastest rate of 9.9 per cent in December, according to Media Monitoring Services, the highest rate since May 1998, suggesting […]

Isa charges slashed

The end of the tax year is heralding the launch of a range of cut-price Isas by providers including Legal & General and Scottish Investment Trust.In a move to attract new investors L & G is offering investors buying an Isa a refund of the first year&#39s annual management charge until the end of April.Scottish […]


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