Most of NU’s with-profits policyholders will see an increase in regular bonuses this year after the CGNU with-profits fund returned 17.7 per cent tax last year.
It was interesting to note the recent comments from some high-profile multi-managers that investment trusts are too troublesome to include within their portfolios.
One of the successes of 2005 was the New Star property unit trust. This is a highly suitable investment for trustees and those investors wanting an above-average secure income as well as the prospect of some capital appreciation. It is also ideal for elderly investors who want a comparatively high and rising income.
Dunedin smaller companies investment trust manager Andrew Paisley has left Aberdeen Asset Management.
Aifa has launched a website to help consumers find advice on contracting out.
By Rob Burnett, head of European Equities at Neptune The ECB delivered a strong package in its latest policy announcement that managed to find the right balance between supporting the economy and not endangering the banking system. The EU banking system is very sensitive to negative rates and, if the ECB were to have cut […]
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