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Barclays Wealth – Defined Distribution Plan April  2011 Issue

Barclays Wealth – Defined Distribution Plan April  2011 Issue

Barclays Wealth – Defined Distribution Plan April  2011 Issue

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Income linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,340-£500,000, Isa £10,680

Term: Six years

Return: 8% income a year provided the index is at least 90% of its initial value

Protection: Original capital returned in full at the end of the term provided the index does not fall by more than 50% without returning to at least its initial value

Closing date: June 3, 2011, May 20, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%



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