12 October 2012

Investment commentary (October 2012)

Q3 HIGHLIGHTS  After significant weakness in the second quarter, global equity markets sprang to life over the summer, reflecting the growing belief by investors that the efforts of global central bank authorities will help the world economies grow instead of contract. (see Table 1)  A „risk-on‟ trade ensued with cyclical equity sectors, commodities and corporate bonds […]


10 October 2012
Category:
Product Updates

Critical illness insurance changes coming in late October

  October 23, 2012 Update!! Please contact your advisor for detail.  Note: All percentages are an estimate only and represent an average of age 30-50 rates and are based on standard risk $100,000, non-smoker plans. New rates estimate: 1) base plans increase 5.5%-13.5%; 2) additional benefits (riders) increase 22%-30%. Changes effective Nov. 26, 2012. After […]


9 October 2012
Category:
Product Updates

London Life remains committed to the income market

In a time when others are removing their guaranteed minimum withdrawal benefits from the market, London Life’s lifetime income benefit option on segregated fund policies remains. In response to recent market volatility and interest rates, the income payout and deferral bonus have been modified. We continue to provide viable income solutions reflecting our company’s commitment […]