Advantages: The fund tends to outperform in flat and falling markets, high dividend yield of around 3%, good long term performance and good manager Disadvantages: Large £2.6 billion in size makes fund less flexible, 5% initial charge, underperforms when growth stocks are fashionable
...on the FTSE All Share index. The objective of the fund is to provide an above average dividend and above average dividend growth because it is in the UK Equity Income sector. The yield on this trust is around 3.16% at the time of writing. I decided to opt to re-invest the dividends because I had seen studies that by doing this returns could be enhanced over the long-term due to a compounding effect. Re...
Advantages: Competitive, wide range, professional. Disadvantages: Not a seamless service. Lack of branches.
...I have banked with HSBC for the past few years and I must say that I am very happy with the service I have received so far. I will go through the products I have with them and let you know my thoughts!
The student account is a really good account in comparison with the current market - some banks make the huge overdrafts the selling point, but HSBC are striving towards being...
05.02.2007 20:01 ·Read review
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Advantages: Outstanding performance, Small flexible fund, superb management Disadvantages: 5.25% initial charge, but discounted through execution only brokers.
...When a fund manager is prepared to invest his own pension fund in the fund he is managing, I'd say that shows confidence and commitment. Artemis Income fund was launched on 17 May 2000 and has proved to be a tremendous growth stock, without regard for the income potential. I understand that, not only do the management team have heaps of their own money invested in their funds, but their...