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Cheltenham & Gloucester – Two Year Fixed Rate Bond (inserted 21/10/99)

Type: Two-Year fixed rate bond

Minimum-maximum investment: £500-£3,000

Interest rates: 6.5% gross a year

Term: Until October 31, 2001

Offer period: Until further notice

Withdrawal penalties: 120 days&#39 gross interest

Tel: 0800 717505


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