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Barclays Wealth – UK Super Tracker January 2011

Barclays Wealth – UK Super Tracker January 2011

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,100-£500,000, Isa £10,200

Term: Three or five years

Return: Three-year term- three times the growth in the index capped at 27% of the original investment, five-year term – three times the growth in the index capped at 66% of the original investment

Guarantee: 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: February 28, 2011, February 14 2011 for Isa transfers available for five-year option only

Commission: Three-year term – initial 2.5%, five-year term – initial 3%




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