Agribusiness schemes charge steep commissions

The approaching end of the financial year is generating strong investment flows into tax-advantaged agribusiness schemes. Analysts expect up to $1.4 billion in new money to flow into such schemes, up almost 40 per cent from the 2005 financial year. However, Commissions paid to advisers range from five per cent in many schemes to as high as 14 per cent in some.

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