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The Association of International Life Offices has seen buoyant offshore figures in single and regular-premium new business for 2004, with total offshore life sales up by 23 per cent last year compared with 2003. Total worldwide life business was 8.3bn compared with 6.8bn in 2003. Worldwide single-premium sales rose by 19 per cent while regular-premium […]
Gartmore’s policy of excluding internal funds from its multi-manager portfolios would be relaxed if a Gartmore fund were head and shoulders above its peers says the firm.
Former joint managing directors Bill Safran and Martin Colyer have been appointed chief executive officer and chief operating officer respectively of Trigold.Trigold chairman Cob Stenham says: “Trigold has experienced exceptional growth over the past twelve months. Under Bill and Martin’s leadership as joint managing directors Trigold has launch new FSA compliant systems, developed the Compliance […]
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Watch Felix Wintle, head of US equities at Neptune, discuss why he believes US equities are in a structural bull market and the key factors that can drive the S&P 500 higher.
In the video, Wintle addresses the following:
• The US market and why — despite equities rising from 2009 — he believes the structural bull market only started in 2013
• Key economic and corporate factors that can drive the S&P 500 higher
• Investment themes and sectors offering exposure to the domestic recovery
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