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Standard Life reports 50% drop in annuity sales

But long-term trend difficult to predict

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The UK pensions bombshell: opportunities among the wreckage?

The UK annuities market is undergoing a dramatic change as the rules on retirement products are rewritten. In this article, Christopher Cundy looks at five major implications for products and strategy

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Fitch cuts outlook on UK life insurance to negative

Recent events create threats for sector

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Standard Life Investments acquires Ignis Asset Management

Deal includes providing asset management services to Phoenix

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UK annuity sales to slump by more than 50%

Moody's says alternative products will have lower margins

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Standard Life confirms Ignis Asset Management talks

Insurer in advanced discussions to buy asset manager

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UK life insurers shocked by pensions rule change

Pensioners will no longer have to buy an annuity at retirement

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UK annuities market faces competition probe

Move likely to benefit open-market annuity providers

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UK insurers pledge £25bn to infrastructure

Six firms to finance UK projects over the next five years