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Royal & SunAlliance International adds three funds to its mirror range

Royal & SunAlliance International Financial Services has added three new funds to its range of offshore mirror funds.

The move sees Edinburgh Fund Managers added to RSAIFS range of fund managers with the addition of the Edinburgh Safety First Fund in both sterling and US dollar denominations.

Both these funds provide investors with protection against bear markets and volatility. The sterling denominated fund has a protected price of 94 per cent and the US dollar fund has a protected price of 91 per cent.

The third new fund will be Investec Guinness Flight Wired Index Fund. The fund is based on an index launched by US publication Wired magazine.

The index tracks the growth of selected companies deemed to be at the cutting edge of what the magazine considers to be the new global economy in the Millennium.


Building societies underline the benefits of mutuality

Building societies further underlined the benefits of mutuality in 1998 achieving a net lending performance well ahead of its natural market share according to a survey by financial consultants KPMG.The annual survey into building society performance reveals a 12 per cent jump in asset growth to £162.4bn from £145bn the previous year.The report says societies […]

Stakeholder cap may go says Darling

Social Security Secretary Alastair Darling has indicatated the Government is prepared to relent on its proposed one per cent stakeholder charging cap.Darling said there was still room for change at a meeting of the Insurance Society of Edinburgh held last week.He answered questions on the proposed one per cent charge, following a speech on stakeholder, […]

Standard Life Bank hikes interest rates

Standard Life Bank is hiking the interest rates on its mortgages and savings accounts following the Bank of England&#39s decision to raise its base rate.The move will see the bank increase the interest rate on its Direct savings Account to between 5.25 and 5.45 per cent from between 5.1 and 5.28 per cent depending on […]

Thinktank chief wants a radical pension overhaul

The chairman of two DSS-backed industry thinktanks has blasted theGovernment for being “too chicken” with its plans to reform pensions.Aon Consulting principal Tom Ross, who holds an OBE for services to thepoension industry, believes far-reaching changes are needed. He chairs thestakeholder pensions advisory group and the pension provision group. Hewants to see:The scrapping of all […]

Navigating volatility

The making of any fund can be seen in how it responds to crises and opportunities. In this short video, Head of Multi Asset at Royal London Asset Management Trevor Greetham outlines how the Royal London Global Multi Asset Portfolios or GMAPs navigated through Brexit and the US election cycle. He also highlights the importance […]


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