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Axe hangs over appointed actuaries in FSA WP review

The life office role of appoin-ted actuary could soon be scrapped as part of proposals in the FSA&#39s review into with-profits.In the FSA&#39s fifth and final paper on with profits, it proposes appointing policyholders to life office boards and creating a with-profits fund committee.The paper, entitled Gov-ernance of With-Profits Funds and the Future Role of […]

ScotMut cuts with-profits bonuses

Scottish Mutual is slashing its with-profits bonuses by up to 18 per cent for pension and life policies.The annual bonus rate on unitised with-profits pensions fell by 1 per cent last year to 4.5 per cent and on life policies, it fell to 4 per cent from 4.75 per cent in 2001.ScotMut says continuing poor […]

Mark Page: why my biggest overweight stock is a discount Spanish retailer

Artemis European Opportunities Fund manager Mark Page is questioned about the merits of investing in Spanish supermarket group, Dia. Dia is a 7,000-store Spanish discount supermarket chain. But with cheaper food prices coming on to the market and an improving Spanish economy, journalist Alexis Xydias questions Mark about its inclusion in the Artemis European Opportunities […]

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