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Barclays Bank – Guaranteed Equity Savings Bond – Issue 10

Thursday, 06 March 2003

Type: Guaranteed equity bond and high interest account


Aim: Growth linked to the performance of FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £2,500-£500,000

Term: Five years

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of performance in index

Return: 50% growth at end of term

Closing date: April 17, 2003


Type: High interest account

Minimum-maximum investment: £2,500-£500,000

Interest rate: 7% gross a year

Term: One year

Offer period: Until April 17, 2003

Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted during term

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 2745012


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