UK - Web portal services provider The Exchange has processed over 100,000 new business transactions for IFAs via its Exweb product.
This is the first time transaction figures have been released for Exweb, which is attempting to increase the volume of electronic new business in the market place.
The Exchange gives IFAs access to 77 electronic application forms from a total of 12 product providers covering term assurance, income protection, critical illness, bonds and pensions.
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