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Barclays Wealth – Emerging Markets Optimiser

Barclays Wealth

Emerging Markets Optimiser

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the i-Shares MSCI emerging markets fund or an equally weighted basket comprising the Russian Depository Index and CECEEUR using a volatility strategy

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,600-£500,000, Isa £7,200

Term: Five years

Return: Variable for both the global and emerging European options dependent on volatility strategy

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of the performance of underlying investments

Closing date: August 29, 2008, August 18, 2008 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3.5%



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