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The Mortgage Operation launches &#39Cutting Edge Fix Mortgage&#39

The Mortgage Operation has launched a mortgage fixed at 5.49 per cent until 2002 to allow consumers to capitalise on the predicted fall in interest rates.

The Cutting Edge Fix Mortgage, funded by West Bromwich Building Society, allows borrowers to enjoy a very competitive fixed-rate before reverting to the predicted reduced standard rate when the fixed period ends.

TMO managing director Frank Butler says: &#34The cut in base rates has made borrowers cautious about choosing a fixed-rate which may end up being higher than the standard variable rate in the next three years. Predictions suggest that the standard rate will not fall below the rate offered by Cutting Edge.&#34


HSAM extends commission offer

Hill Samuel Asset Management has extended its offer of a 3.5 per cent initial commission on the Complete Investment Account until December 31.The CIA is a tax efficient investment that offers maximum use of clients&#39 annual £6,800 capital gains tax allowance with no CGT liabilities for switches within the trust.

ABN AMRO wins risk control award

ABN AMRO has won an award for helping senior executives develop global risk policies and make better trading decisions.The investment bank won the IT excellence award from the Chartered Institute of Bankers using IT provider Asset Control&#39s financial markets data warehouse.The bank has been using the data warehouse since 1995 to provide its branches with […]

Neptune Global Income: Is Japan the best dividend market in the world?

By George Boyd-Bowman, Fund Manager at Neptune The Neptune Global Income Fund seeks exposure to the very best – and often overlooked – income opportunities from across the world. Unconstrained by benchmarks, the fund currently has 24 per cent invested in Japan, differentiating the high conviction portfolio from many of its peers. Watch Neptune Fund […]


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