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Britannia International -Guaranteed Capital Bond Issue 5

Britannia International

Guaranteed Capital Bond Issue 5

Type: Offshore guaranteed equity bond

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

Minimum investment: £10,000 or £5,000 for existing customers-£1m

Term: Three or five years

Return: Three year term – 28% of the original investment at the end of the term provided index has grown by at least 10%, five-year term – 50% of the original investment at the end of the term provided the index has grown by at least 10%

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

Closing date: October 4, 2007

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 01624 681152


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By Rob Burnett, Neptune European Opportunities Fund

In recent months, investors have become more pessimistic about both the European and the US economic outlook and yet stockmarkets have pushed on to new highs. Some would argue that this is a worrying divergence. We would take the opposite view. This appears to be classic bull market behaviour. A wall of worry has been rebuilt, and stockmarket resilience should be taken as a sign of strength. The market is discounting an improving economic outlook ahead, particularly in the south of Europe.


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