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L&G launches two global equity pensions fund

Legal & General is launching two new pension funds aimed at global equity market returns for long term investments.

The Global Equity Index Fund invests 70 per cent in L&G&#39s UK Equity Index Fund and 30 per cent in L&G&#39s Overseas Equity Index Fund. The Global Equity Fixed Weights Index invests 60 per cent in the UK Equity Index Fund and 40 per cent in the Overseas Equity Index Fund.

L&G pensions marketing director Andy Agar says: “We are committed to providing a substantial in-house diversification of funds available to IFAs for their clients&#39 pension investment.”


Friends Provident – e-Ifa Bond

Tuesday, 20th March 2001.Type: With-profit bond.Aim: Growth and income by investing in Friends Provident&#39s with-profit fund.Minimum investment: £5,000.Bonus rates: 6 per cent.Allocation rates: 100 per cent.Charges: Annual 1 per cent.Commission: Fund based 0.2-0.4 per cent.Tel: 01722 311122. 

Henderson Global Investors – Independent Balanced Portfolio Trust

Wednesday, 21st March 2001.Type: Unit trust.Aim: Income and growth by investing in unit trusts, Oeics and fixed interest securities.Minimum investment: £5,000.Investment split: UK equity income 57 per cent, UK fixed interest 10 per cent, global fixed interest 5 per cent, European equities 10 per cent, UK equities 7 per cent, Asia Pacific 2.4 per cent, […]

Launch gives instant Tep deals online

IFAs will be able to buy and sell traded endowment policies online for the first time following a deal between online endowment supermarket The Tep Exchange and e-commerce business Exchange FS.The new service, which is available to IFAs through The Exchange, Exchange FS&#39s intermediary portal, can offer instant deals online because it holds all policy […]

Britannia two-year cap on loan

Britannia Building Society is offering a mortgage capped for the first two years at 4.9 per cent. Benefits include 12 months free unemployment cover and a cash bonus every year under the society&#39s profit-sharing scheme. The mortgage is Mig-free for customers with a 10 per cent deposit. The loan reverts to Britannia&#39s variable rate of […]

Protecting long-term savings from short-term policy

By Jamie Clark, Business Development Manager The pensions revolution is almost upon us. As with any revolution, there will be winners and losers. The winners in this case could presumably be the politicians that orchestrated pensions freedom and choice just before the general election. As for the losers, there may be many thousands of people […]


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