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Glasgow Investment Managers tops CAPS over ten years

Glasgow Investment Managers has topped the CAPS survey of UK pooled pension funds for ten year performance.

The fund manager&#39s Glasgow Integrated Pension Scheme Investments Exempt Fund has given a return of 19.2 per cent over ten years. It was also first over five years and second over three years.

GIM managing director David Williams says: &#34Our objective is to achieve consistent long term investment performance for our clients. To be top of the CAPS Survey over ten years to December 1998 is testament to the success of our investment style.&#34


Lazard offers life insurance option on personal portfolio service

Lazard Asset Management is adding a life insurance option to its successful Personal Portfolio Service.The new Capital Pledge option, provided through M&G Life, will provide a capital payment of at least 101 per cent of the original sum invested in the event of the death of the insured investor.Lazard director Rupert Tyer says the product […]

Fleming urges further rate cuts by Bank of England

Fleming Asset Management is urging the Bank of England to keep cutting interest rates to bring the UK in line with the rest of Europe.It says that very low inflation would encourage investors to pour funds into equities because of the low yields cash investors would receive from banks and building societies.It also warns investors […]

Egg cuts rate to 6.25 per cent

Prudential&#39s direct banking arm Egg has cut the interest rate on its savings account to 6.5 per cent from 7.25 per cent in keeping with its guarantee to maintain it at 0.5 per cent above the base rate.The revised savings account rate with cashcard is now 6 per cent. It was previously 6.75 per cent.Egg […]

NatWest reveals ISA plans

NatWest Group has announced details of its ISA range.The bank says it will be offering a range of cash and equity ISAs through Nat West branches and IFAs from April but it has no plans to offer an insurance ISA.Executive director Paul Myners says: &#34We have the strength, expertise and diversity to serve the very […]


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