FRIENDS PROVIDENT has announced a 39pc rise in new life and pensions business in the first nine months of the year.
The financial services firm said that new business increased from £3.3bn in the first nine months of 2005 to £4.6bn in the first three quarters of 2006. Third-quarter business rose by 40pc – from £1.1bn...
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