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Paul Evans, the group CEO of Axa UK, has been nominated to replace outgoing Association of British Insurers (ABI) chairman Tidjane Thiam.
Axa Life Invest has launched a post-Budget drawdown product giving the stability of an annuity with additional built in flexibility to remain invested.
Axa's Marwood on his fund's equity risk 'safety net'
AXA Wealth specialist products managing director Nick Elphick on the need for financial advisers and providers alike to be more innovative in creating products and services to provide solutions for those at and in retirement.
There is a growing disparity between the risk attitudes advisers believe clients need to take to grow their money and those of clients, according to the results of a recent YouGov poll commissioned by AXA Life Invest.
Axa Elevate has teamed up with Winterflood Business Services to cut the cost of trading securities including ETFs across the platform by moving to an aggregated system.
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Clients in their 50s dealing with a retirement income shortfall are "crying out" for alternative investment solutions to close the gap, according to Axa Life Invest.
Axa UK has appointed Bertrand Poupart-Lafarge as the UK group's chief financial officer.
More than 80% of advisers plan to increase their exposure to multi-asset funds based on the diversification and risk profiling opportunities offered.
Life company AXA has said that its complaint against former Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) president Marlene Shalton for client solicitation has been "settled".
AXA Investment Managers' CEO Dominique Carrel-Billiard is to leave the company, with the head of AXA's Itlaian insurance business Andrea Rossi to take over.
Polar Capital has hired Deane Donnigan and David Pinniger to work within it healthcare team in an effort to increase the range of the group's healthcare investment products.
Axa Portfolio Services - the parent company of the Axa Elevate platform - has reported a pre-tax loss of £29.9m for the year ending 31 December 2012, representing a 10% improvement on the £33.5m loss recorded for 2011.
Annuity rates have declined by 29% since the introduction of the Bank of England's quantitative easing programme, AXA Life Europe has found.
The Financial Conduct Authority is to ban firms with platform and fund management arms effectively giving away platform services for free, in return for investment into its in-house funds.
A breakaway movement of platforms pushing for special share classes could create a ‘cartel' between bigger firms, according to Axa Elevate.
Axa UK plans to withdraw face-to-face financial advice in the branches of its UK banking partners the Co-op, Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks.
A former HBOS banker who signed off the firm's financial accounts in years leading up to its collapse collected £143,000 last year from life company consolidation vehicle Resolution.
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Axa is reviewing the viability of maintaining its defined benefit (DB) scheme due to an increasing deficit and the additional costs associated with the end of contracting out.