The variable annuity market has seen a lot of activity in the last two years and at least two providers, Standard Life and Aegon, have plans to enter the fray this year.
FSA chief executive Hector Sants’ comments on mortgage dualpricing at last week’s Building Societies Association conference make the FSA’s position on the matter clear.
Four senior managers and around 14 advisers have left Origen in the last six weeks.
The Association of British Insurers has restructured its protection committees to separate day-to-day work from long-term strategic thinking.
Dr. Andrew Lo, Founder and Chief Investment Strategist at AlphaSimplex, discusses why it is difficult to keep a long-term perspective in short-term markets.
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