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Portman Building Society donates nearly £20,000 to charity

The Portman Building Society has raised nearly £20,000 for charity.

The sum comes from the donations for 1999 calendars, which feature scenic views of Portman&#39s operational area in the South of England.

Half of the sum raised £9,578 has been donated to the Royal National Institute for the Deaf, with the remainder distributed to 18 smaller charities.


Foreign & Colonial Pep and Isa Trusts announces six month results

Foreign & Colonial has announced a 19.9 per cent increase in net asset value for shares in its Foreign & Colonial Pep and Isa Investment Trust.The unaudited half yearly results to March 31, 1999, show the trusts net assets increasing by 18.8 per cent to £113.57m from £95.58m.The share price increased by 9.8 per cent […]

Wesleyan Assurance cuts bonus rates

Wesleyan Assurance has slashed its reversionary bonus rates on its unitised with-profit pension contracts from 6.75 per cent to 6 per cent.The move follows a volatile investment year which saw dividend yields on equities and yields on fixed interest stocks fall.Following industry wide trends the mutual assurer is expecting maturity values of longer term policies […]


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