Shares in insurance companies have tumbled this morning in the wake of the Financial Conduct Authority planning an investigation into 30 million policies sold between the 1970s and 2000.
- Resolution was down 11.1%
- Standard Life down by 2.6%
- Aviva was down 4.3%
- Legal & General down by 5%
- Prudential down by 3.5%
The inquiry comes amid concerns that loyal policyholders are not being given the same priority as new customers.
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