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Arc expands product range

Arc Capital & Income has launched a new ‘bricks and mortar’ plan based upon the Halifax House Price Index.

The capital protected bricks and mortar plan four offers 1 per cent for each 1% the final level is above 77.5 per cent of the initial strike of the index.

Minimum investment is £10,000 up to a maximum £2m.

The firm has also launched the emerging markets plan – Russia, a 5 year defensive auto-callable product offering a growth payment of 20 per cent for each year until maturity.

The AA- backed plan is based upon the RDX USD Index which comprises 14 Russian companies trading on the London Stock Exchange.

It offers an annual growth payment of 20 per cent, to a maximum of 100 per cent if triggered in year five.

Early maturity is triggered if the index is 90 per cent or more of its initial level and capital is at risk if the index finishes more than 50 per cent below its starting level.

Commenting on the launch of Russia plan managing director Christopher Powell says: “We have launched this plan in response requests from a number of IFAs for a product that would offer their clients an exposure to markets other than the UK and FTSE. A defensive kick-out seemed the ideal solution, particularly given the attractive 20 per cent per annum growth payment available.

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