The normal CREST security admittance procedure is based around a fairly long lead time to admittance procedure is based around a fairly long lead time to admittance (for equities and gilts ).
They pride themselves on giving a high level of personal service to a range of private investors who have equities portfolios.
The bottom tenth of all listed UK equities, rebalanced annually.
It does take a steel stomach to continue to add money to investments with the headlines screaming the death of equities.
In addition, loss of capital is always a possibility when including equities in a variable annuity, as there is the risk that such products will not perform well in the market.