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Skandia revamps Syntaxis

Skandia is revamping its online group pension administration system Syntaxis in order to offer IFAs quicker and more secure applications process.

The new improvements include a personalised welcome page which can be customised to include the IFA&#39s logo, an online application form which is designed to ensure applications are fully accurate first time.

The system can now also import information directly from a companies&#39 payroll.

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Neptune video: Abenomics: the impetus for Japan’s fast-track recovery?

The remarkable performance of the TOPIX over the past year has caused many sceptical equity investors to look again at the Japanese market. These returns have come despite very significant problems facing the Japanese economy. Chris Taylor, manager of the Neptune Japan Opportunities Fund, discusses these problems and whether Abenomics will be able to overcome them, enabling the market to continue to rise.

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