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Axa Life looks forward to depolarisation

Axa Life says it looks forward to depolarisation and helping IFAs make the right choices for their businesses.

Axa press relations officer Peter Webb says: ” IFAs now have a number of choices and will need to look at the best way of adapting their business. We are happy
to work with them to find the solution that best fits their business and we can support the range of solutions made possible under depolarisation.

Similarly, on protection, we did not expect to see pure protection and general insurance being included in the menu. Intermediaries can now choose the
remuneration model that best suits their business. Some may have the same model for pensions, investments and protection, others may choose different models for protection. We can work with intermediaries whichever model they choose to


Julian Gibbs

JO Hambro has attracted yet another top fund manager, Clive Beagles, former manager of Newton higher-income fund.

Independent view

The Government got it spectacularly wrong on pricing so maybe it is time to at least try leveraging distribution.

Thinc set for first multi-tie

Thinc is in pole position to become the first intermediary business to offer a multi-tie with a January 15 launch date for its limited market proposition.

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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