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ABI issues stricter guidelines on genetic testing

The Association of British Insurers is tightening its rules on the use of genetic testing according to the Financial Times.

It says the ABI is launching a stricter code of practice governing the use of testing. The new guidelines are intended to offer greater protection to people who pay more for insurance because of unfavourable test results.

The rules will force insurers who load premiums based on the results of genetic tests to charge standard rates if the tests are later proved unreliable.


Scottish Life&#39s Profitbuilder (inserted 6/8/99)

PROFITBUILDERType: Low cost endowment.Addition: Mortgage interest cover – pays mortgage interest in the event of accident or sickness. Mortgage Payment Proection Insurance – pays mortgage interest for up to 12 months in the even of accident, sickness or unemployment. Introduction of premium holiday facility. Introduction of Accelerator Option which allows policyholder to increase premiums by […]

Financial Services well placed to exploit internet

Financial institutions are well placed to exploit the e-commerce revolution according to specialist on-line information providers Derwent Information.The survey focusing on British retail and banking sectors, revealed approximately 87 per cent of financial sector respondents had an e-commerce strategy compared to approximately 26 per cent of those in the retail sector.Derwent also found financial services […]

Leeds & Holbeck Building Society launches fixed rate mini-cash Isa

Leeds & Holbeck Building Society is launching a three year fixed rate mini-cash Isa.The rate is fixed at 6.75 per cent and the minimum investment is £1.No withdrawals are permitted during the term and closure of the account before maturity will result in a penalty of 90 days loss of interest.The Society&#39s operations director Chris […]

Luxemburg firms to receive exemption from fiscal representation

The Isle of Man Treasury and life offices claim the offshore industry has been stung by a UK Inland Revenue decision to grant a Luxemburg-based life office exemption from tax reporting rules.Fiscal representation rules, designed to provide a structure for the reporting of taxable life office transactions, will cause an extra burden of administration costs […]

Allianz Technology Trust – April 2017

Welcome to the latest update for Allianz Technology Trust PLC from the Trust’s portfolio manager, Walter Price. Portfolio review The Trust’s NAV returned 4.3% , outperforming the Dow Jones World Technology Index return of 2.8%. In US dollar terms, the portfolio gained 4.8%. During the month, stock selection contributed to relative performance, and industry allocation […]


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