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Clerical Medical offers extra on bond

Clerical Medical is offering a 1 per cent extra allocation on its investment bond and “bond fee” version of its distribution bond.

The offer which begins on June 5 will apply to all new investments and top ups to existing bonds until further notice.

The move increases the allocation on the investment bond to 101 per cent from 100 per cent. For distribution bonds the allocation increases to 101 per cent for investment of £5,000 to £9,999, 101.5 per cent for £10,000 to £14,999, 102.25 for £15,000 to £24,999, 102.5 per cent for £25,000 to £49,999 and 102.75 per cent for investments of £50,000 plus.

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