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    • Wayne's Woes
    • By Wayne's Woes 31st Aug 17, 10:51 AM
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    Wayne's Woes
    Why do some funds have different Buy and Sell prices whilst others have the same.
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    • 31st Aug 17, 10:51 AM
    Why do some funds have different Buy and Sell prices whilst others have the same. 31st Aug 17 at 10:51 AM
    Why do some fund managers have different Buying and Selling Prices whilst others have the same for both.
    Examples
    Different Buying and Selling Prices; Old Mutual, Jupiter and Artemis.
    Same Buy and sell Prices; Schroder; Baillie Gifford; AXA Framlington; Investec; Threadneedle and Invesco.

    I am sure there are others in both categories
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    • LongLostFriends
    • By LongLostFriends 27th Nov 17, 5:30 PM
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    LongLostFriends
    What time of the day are buy/ sell prices based on, is at the end of days trading. Is there a different time for Off Shore ,Asian and American funds.
    Last edited by LongLostFriends; 27-11-2017 at 6:06 PM.
    • dividendhero
    • By dividendhero 27th Nov 17, 6:10 PM
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    dividendhero
    Where the spread includes a percentage initial fee, sometimes this element is refunded. For example iShares Emerging Market Equity Index H Acc currently has a spread of 160.0p - 168.80p. This 8.8p spread is made up mostly of the initial charge - 5% of 168.8p i.e. 8.44p which is refunded on most platforms e.g. HL. The actual purchase price would be 160.36p giving a spread of roughly 0.2%.
    Originally posted by jamei305
    I emailed HL about this question, albeit about their own funds and got exactly same response as you quoted
    • Asghar
    • By Asghar 3rd Dec 17, 2:20 PM
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    Asghar
    Old Mutual are changing the pricing structure on some of their funds, seem to be the popular ones as well.

    From 29 January 2018 they will change to single pricing, this means they will also apply a dilution adjustment to cover costs.

    http://www.omglobalinvestors.com/modules/LiteratureManager/LiteratureManager/DownloadLiterature/OTHER/58166/Old-Mutual-UK-Mid-Cap-Fund/Notice%20to%20investors%20-%20changes%20to%20pricing%20and%20charging%20polic ies
    • LK17
    • By LK17 4th Dec 17, 4:45 PM
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    LK17
    What exactly is a dilution adjustment. Is it a percentage of a set sum or can they just pick a figure out of the air!!!.
    Last edited by LK17; 04-12-2017 at 5:56 PM.
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