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Standard Life interim results – life & pensions business down

Standard Life has released its interim results for the six months up to May 15 with reports of a 13 per cent decrease in life and pensions sales on the same period last year. UK investment is up 193 per cent, general insurance is up by 22 per cent but overall, the group has seen a 4 per cent decrease in annual premiums versus the first half of 2003.

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