Returns on Life Insurance Participating Funds – 2014

If you have bought Life insurance policies, participating in form of bonuses depends to a great extent on performance of Life Participating Funds of your insurers.

The table below shows the performance of these funds by four big Life insurers, namely Great Eastern Life (GE), NTUC Income, Prudential and Aviva for the year 2014.

Investment Returns (in %)

2014 2013 2012 2011 2010
Great Eastern Life 7.08 3.62 9.76 + 1.54 6.58
Prudential * 5.90 5.20 11.00 + 0.20 7.20
NTUC Income 5.45 1.63 8.56 – 0.88 5.90
Aviva + 5.42 0.19 9.35 + 1.30 6.63

Note:
* Figures for Prudential Insurance are for Singapore dollar products. It also has US dollar product with investment return of 8.2% (2013: 10.9%).
+ Figures for Aviva is for Participating Sub-Fund 2.

2014 was better than 2013. Great Eastern Life performed best in 2014. Great Eastern Life had the best investment return at 7.08% compared to Prudential (5.90%), NTUC Income (5.45%) and Aviva (5.42%).

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The material presented is intended to be general and written in layman’s language as much as it is possible. The author shall not be liable for any direct or consequential loss arising from any use of material written. Please seek professional advice from your financial advisor or financial institutions on material written covering financial matters.

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