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With-Profits Bonds – Avoiding a Market Value Reduction?

Many people have historically invested money in a “with-profits” bond – they were popular amongst investors as they were viewed as a “lower risk” investment.

By managing the underlying “with-profits” fund the fund manager could “smooth” the returns enjoyed by investors by keeping back some of the profits in the good times, to allow them to continue paying bonuses in the bad times.

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