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Bupa International is….

Bupa International is investing £8.5m in its services to customers and

brokers internationally. The drive includes a new website for brokers which

the independent healthcare provider says will improve the quality of

services that intermediaries can deliver and will be backed by a new

advertising campaign.

Pictured above is a still from Bupa International new corporate video

entitled, Seven Seconds Away.


Jupiter fund manager quits

Jupiter star fund manager William Littlewood has resigned due to “chronic fatigue.”Littlewood had received much acclaim for his handling of the £1.45bn fund prior to his self-imposed three month sabbatical earlier this year.He will be replaced at the helm of the investment trust by Anthony Nutt, who has managed Jupiter&#39s High Income fund since 1996.The […]

Blip in the biotech story

Schroder is kicking off the second Isa season by launching a globalhealthcare fund and analysts believe its timing could not be better.The healthcare sector has been driven by biotech stocks and valuationshave soared. But the jitters in technology stocks have caused biotechs toplunge and analysts expect this could open up a buying opportunity.Framlington sales & […]

Norwich Union and CGU merger given green light

The European Commission has approved the proposed merger between Norwich Union and CGU. The new entity will be one of the largest general insurers in Europe. It will be the fourth largest European-based insurer according to worldwide writtenpremiums and the fifth largest life office on the continent.All mergers must first meet Brussels&#39 stamp of approval. […]

Portman adds three discounts in revamp

Portman Building Society is revamping its mortgage range and adding threeproducts.The loans in the revised range include a long-term discount, a two-yearsuccessor discount and a discount with no fees.The long-term discount mortgage offers a 0.5 per cent discount on thestandard variable rate of 7.49 per cent until June 1, 2005.The successor discount offers a 1.5 […]


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