View more on these topics

Derbyshire (IoM) launches new 18-month fixed rate bond

The Derbyshire (Isle of Man) is launching a new 18-month fixed rate bond.

The new 18-month Manx bond from the Derbyshire is paying a guaranteed rate of 4.55 per cent gross/AER.

This rate, along with the other fixed rate options of the 1-year Manx bond at 4.60 per cent, 3-year Manx bond at 4.50 per cent or 5-year Manx bond at 4.65 per cent are all available until September 30, 2005.

The Derbyshire (Isle of Man) director of offshore banking Fiona Passey says: “We feel that this suite of fixed rate best buy products aptly demonstrates our commitment to give a competitive edge to investors looking to lock in returns.”

Recommended

Join in the pension debate on DWP site

The DWP has launched a website allowing the public to discuss the national pensions debate. The site – www.dwp.gov.uk/debate – contains an interactive section allowing people to send the department their views on key issues.

Swip in drive to bolster business through IFAs

Scottish Widows Investment Partnership is targeting the adviser market directly with a series of measures aimed at boosting IFA sales. Swip’s distribution has been done through its sister life company’s salesforce and through a deal with Lloyds TSB private banking. The company is increasing its stand-alone sales team to six staff and is setting up […]

Money Marketing extends market lead

Money Marketing is the best-read trade paper among financial advisers and is the title of choice for more than twice as many intermediaries as its nearest rival. Asked which weekly trade publication they would read if they could only choose one, 47 per cent of advisers chose Money Marketing compared with 22 per cent choosing […]

Whittaker becomes joint CIO at New Star

New Star Asset Manage- ment has promoted UK growth fund manager Stephen Whittaker to the role of joint chief investment officer, serving alongside Alan Miller. Whittaker will continue to manage the UK growth fund, which he took over from Miller in July 2002.

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment