Difficult conditions in the income drawdown market mean some clients can now get more income from a standard annuity. Helen Morrissey looks at what this means for the industry
The issues facing income drawdown have been well publicised. Volatile investment markets, falling gilt yields and the decrease in maximum GAD have conspired to give many retirees a nasty shock when they...
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