The new product tracks the performance of the Nikkei 225 index over five years and is available in sterling and US dollars.
Upon maturity, sterling investors will receive their initial investment back with 490 per cent of any index performance subject to a maximum return of 49 per cent. US dollar investors will receive their investment back with 333 per cent of any index performance subject to a maximum return of 33.3 per cent.
The minimum investment level is £10,000 or $20,000 and the five year fixed term matures on October 28, 2013.
Bank of Scotland International managing director James Gairdner says: “The Bank of Scotland International Nikkei Supertracker offers investors the opportunity to participate in the performance of the Nikkei 225 index, without risk to their capital. Even if the index only grows moderately over the five year term, investors will see good returns on their investment, making it a good alternative investment to cash deposits.”