Life insurers in legal battle to prevent client profits from being taxed

The Court of Appeals is analyzing the case. A decision against insurers could discourage people from using life insurance vehicles for savings, and push more clients to mutual funds.

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After showing resilience in a tough 2018, Chilean funds could add 10% in AUM in 2019

The general manager of the Chilean Mutual Fund Association, Mónica Cavallini, shared her opinion about pension reform, individual retirement accounts and other market challenges.

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Menu of voluntary-retirement products likely to expand with derivatives ruling

Before the easing of rules by Chile's Financial Market Commission, fund managers (AGFs) had been unable to launch a retirement-share-class for any fund whose investment policy allowed the use of derivatives for speculative purposes.

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AFP Provida takes steps to recover market share

Provida, for many years the leader in overall AUM in the Chilean AFP industry, has reduced its fees and made a key hiring on the investment side to shore up its sagging market share.

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National pension protests have not affected voluntary contributions to AFPs

The pool of voluntary pension contributions rose from USD 7.8 billion to USD 9.1 billion in 12 months ended September 2016, and AFPs' share of the market was holding steady at 53%.

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Sura to distribute 66 BlackRock funds to non-institutional clients

The partnership will strengthen its open architecture model for fund sales. The U.S. firm is also pinning its hopes on potential growth in the retail segment.

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