Blackrock has launched a strategic growth fund for defined benefit (DB) and defined contribution (DC) schemes which aims to achieve long-term growth with two-thirds the volatility of equities.
The fund aims to deliver a return of cash plus 4.5% gross of fees, with a lower volatility than equities over the longer term. Its estimated annual charge is 0.25%. Blackrock added that the fund will...
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