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Liverpool Victoria extends 2 per cent extra allocation offer

Liverpool Victoria has extended the 2 per cent extra allocation on its with-profits growth bond due to ongoing demand.

Now available until October 31, the single premium bond has a money back guarantee on the policy&#39s 10th anniversary and no early exit charges on death.

The bond is designed for long term growth and has a minimum investment of £10,000. It already offer a standard 102 per cent allocation for £10,000 – £19,999 invested, 102.5 per cent for £20,000 – £49,000, 103 per cent for £50,000 – £99,000 and 103.25 per cent for £100,000 – £500,000.


Actuaries castigate Government for turning firms away from pensions

The Association of Consulting Actuaries says Government is failing to put enough priority on encouraging employees and employers to make more substantial pension contributions.Chairman Gordon Pollock says the Government&#39s most recent reform proposals, published in June, fail to encourage employers to continue with defined-benefit provision. In particular, he says there is almost nothing in the […]

Offshore IFAs boosted by professional business rise

Offshore IFAs have seen a 55 per cent increase in enquiries and referrals from professionals such as lawyers and accountants this year compared with last.Research from Axa Isle of Man shows that 27 per cent of offshore IFAs have received referrals from lawyers and accountants.Forty-eight per cent of offshore IFAs put the increase down to […]

Sainsbury&#39s pledges to beat rivals&#39 rates

Sainsbury&#39s Bank has promised to pay higher rates of interest on its savings accounts than market rivals for the next five years. It says ten percent of savers have not reviewed the rate of interest on their investments for at least three years and are likely not getting the best deal as a result. Savings […]

Pru goes on the road with with-profits show

Should I Be Recommending With-profits to my Clients is the emphasis of a Prudential with-profits roadshow hitting the country from September 25.Eighteen seminars are to be held, beginning in Reading, with the aim of fully explaining how the Prudential manages its with-profits funds and giving advisers the chance to question the actuary and fund managers […]

India budget and the liquidity supercycle

Kunal Desai, manager of the Neptune India Fund, comments on how India’s 2017 budget will impact the Indian economy and equity market. Read article here: Important Information – for Investment Professionals only. Not for Retail Clients.Investment risksThe Neptune India Fund may have a high volatility rating and past performance is not a guide to future […]


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