Annuities News 2014 - Quarter 4
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News for the quarter:
Annuity income now 10% lower after falls in FTSE index and gilt yields
16 December 2014:
Annuity income f fund that tracks the FTSE-100 index has reduced by 10%.
Annuity rates vs gilt yields - December 2014
5 December 2014:
Impaired annuity rates fall by 2.2% as investors expect the Eurozone to start stimulus programme sending gilt yields 31 basis points lower.
Annuities to fall when the ECB's €1 trillion stimulus plan starts
2 December 2014:
Annuities to lower as the ECB considers plan for a €1 trillion stimulus programme.
Impaired annuity rates lower by 2.2% as gilt yields tumble
28 November 2014:
Impaired annuities lower by 2.2% following 31 basis point fall in gilt yields.
UK annuities unlikely to rise as interest rates may be held until 2016
20 November 2014:
UK annuity rates unlikely to see much increase in the next year due to interest rates.
Annuity rates vs gilt yields - November 2014
7 November 2014:
Annuities fall after economic fears send equity markets and 15-year gilt yields lower by 30 basis points before recovering.
Pension annuities remain unchanged as Fed stimulus is ended
31 October 2014:
Pension annuities have remained unchanged as the Federal Reserve ends stimulus.
Retirement annuity income remains 7% lower after slide in markets
27 October 2014:
Income from retirement annuities is 7% lower after falls in equity markets and gilt yields.
Drawdown to benefit as the government scraps 55% pension death tax
3 October 2014:
Flexible drawdown to benefit as the Chancellor is to scrap the 55% pension tax charge.
Annuity rates vs gilt yields - October 2014
2 October 2014:
Annuities have been increased by providers following a bounce back from gilt yields although concern remains over US interest rates.
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