But really there is a bigger issue at play here, because this scandal has drawn attention to the risks when the underlying investments
don't align with the intended flexibility that the structure of the product is meant to provide.
"Whilst we foresee a continuation of geopolitical tensions affecting markets in the coming year, we remain confident that our portfolio construction and underlying investments
leave us well positioned to deliver our long term return targets and dividend growth," Wyatt added.
It has further proposed that, mutual fund units that are redeemable after three years, wherein the underlying investments
are made into equity or debt of 'infrastructure sub-sector' be also included in the list of the specified long-term assets under Section 54EC.
These allocations are very important, as more than 90% of a portfolio's variation in returns is attributed to asset allocation. The underlying investments
of each fund also drive performance for the individual target date funds.
These include distributions to investors of GFH funds with underlying investments
in a number of regional education assets as well as those in regional and global real estate with average blended cash on cash yield returns between 8~11%.
The insurer may provide guarantees of death proceeds or a certain annuitization amount (if purchased) within a variable annuity, thus providing clients with guarantees that otherwise would be unavailable to those clients who purchased the underlying investments
A better approach is to find the one manager who invests in the type of asset you want (UK shares, US shares, Corporate Bonds etc.) with the highest number of underlying investments
, with the lowest cost.
It will not look to achieve capital growth, as it aims to receive a coupon payment on its underlying investments
of bonds, which will be used to pay a dividend to the relevant investor/ shareholder in the Fund.
Examples of the types of guarantees offered in a contract include the guaranteed minimum accumulation benefit (GMAB), which provides that the value of the annuity will not fall below the principal investment amount regardless of the market performance of the underlying investments
GFH Financial Group said it has distributed $53 million to its funds' investors who currently have underlying investments
in Bahrain, the UAE, the US and India.
GFH Financial Group (GFH) has distributed $53 million to its funds' investors who currently have underlying investments
in Bahrain, the UAE, the United States and India.