Keyport Life more than doubled the face value of fixed annuities it sold through banks in 2000, but sales of variable annuities fell because of fluctuating market conditions.

The Boston company sold $2.1 billion in fixed, variable, and index annuities. Fixed annuities accounted for $1.2 billion, of which $989.6 million was sold through the bank channel, 144.8% more than in 1999.

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