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Chelsea Building Society – 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond (18th issue)

Wednesday, 22 August 2001.

Type: High interest account.

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-£500,000.

Interest rate: 5.3 per cent.

Term: Until December 1, 2002.

Offer period: Until further notice.

Withdrawal penalties: 60 days&#39 loss of interest.

Tel: 0800 779087.

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