L&G cash call fears mounting

A SLEW of major insurers are gearing up to issue half-year numbers this week, with fears of a possible rights issue at Legal &amp; General (L&amp;G) continuing to mount. <br /><br />L&amp;G, which has tripled its share price from a 23p March low, is expected to cut its interim dividend amid a continued struggle to boost its capital buffers.<br /><br />On Wednesday, Standard Life is expected to report a sales decline of around 20 per cent thanks to its focus on the troubled pensions sector.<br /><br />Thursday will also see Aviva and RSA Insurance report.