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Smile links ethical funds

Online bank Smile has brought together four of the UK&#39s top ethical fund providers under a new single investment product.

The new product, offered in conjunction with Co-operative Bank Financial Advisors, combines funds from Friends Provident, Gerrard, Henderson and Norwich Union. Initial charge is 1.375 per cent and annual charge is 1.38 per cent. These charges may change after April 10.

Smile is also offering a similar long-term capital growth package, bringing together four UK growth funds. ABN Amro UK growth, Fidelity special situations, HSBC income & growth and Artemis UK growth will be available in one package. Initial charge is 0.75 per cent and annual charge is 1.5 per cent. These charges may change after April 10.

Chief executive Bob Head says: “I am sure these packages will appeal to our customers who are looking for a very competitive investment package.”

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