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Liv Vic holds unitised with-profits bond bonus rates

Liverpool Victoria has announced it is holding annual bonus rates on its unitised with-profits income and growth bonds.

The rates will remain at 4.25 on the with-profits income bond and 2.25 per cent on the growth bonds.

Liv Vic says the current investment conditions have dictated the announcement, which also reflects the insurers financial strength.
It&#39s asset allocation mix in its with-profits fund is approximately 61per cent equities, 15 per cent property, 20 per cent fixed interest and 4 per cent other investments.

Bonus rates applying to Liv Vic&#39s conventional with-profits policies will be announced around the end of February.


Standard stands on its record

Financial security, customer service and trust. These are the brand values on which Standard Life has been built and they remain the values to which the company remains fully committed.In this respect, Standard Life is the same company it was a week, a month or a year ago.What is also unchanged – and I cannot […]

Invesco cuts Isa charges by 2%

Henderson Global Investors is offering a 0.5 per cent discount on its preference and bond and strategic high-yield bond funds until April 30. The discount brings the initial charge to 3.5 per cent. Henderson is also reducing the initial charge on its European capital growth fund to 4 per cent from 5. F&C Management is […]

New Star Investment Funds – Galaxy Portfolio Service

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Royal London says Standard issue is not a mutual trend

Mutual insurer Royal London says the problems that Standard Life is facing are not industrywide.Royal London says the issues that the FSA has identified with Standard Life are specific to Standard and will not have an impact on Royal London.It says it has had routine discussions with the FSA over the development of its own […]


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