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Bristol & West – Flexible Isa

Friday, 26th January 2001.

Type: Tessa only and mini cash Isa.

Aim: Growth by investing in a fixed rate bond and linked to FTSE 100, Nikkei 225 and Eurostoxx 50 indices.

Minimum investment: £3,001.

Maximum investment: £12,000.

Catmarked: No.

Investment choice: Up to 50 per cent of investment in fixed rate bond, remainder linked to indices.

Yield: 90 per cent of the average growth in the three indices over six years. Up to half of the investment may be placed in a 12 month fixed rate bond paying 8.5 per cent tax free.

Charges: None.

Commission: None.

Tel: 0808 1811814.


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