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Derbyshire launches dual bond

Derbyshire Building Society is launching a dual bond this week which invests partly in a fixed rate bond and partly in a stockmarket-linked bond.

The bond will invest 30 per cent in a fixed rate bond with an interest rate of 7 per cent per annum and 70 per cent in the society&#39s portfolio plan, which is a branded version of Norwich Union&#39s portfolio bond.

Minimum investment is £10,000.


F&C hits the road

F&C is running a series of workshops across the country from this week examining some of the most commonly used low-risk structured products.Focusing on with-profit funds, guaranteed products, protected funds and hedge funds, the workshops start in Belfast before taking in Glasgow, Exeter, Edinburgh, Bournemouth, Manchester, London, Reading, Birmingham, Durham, Inverness, Harrogate and Aberdeen among […]

National Counties Building Society – National Counties Fourth Issue Savings Bond

Thursday, 12 September 2002 Type: High interest account Minimum-maximum investment: £2,500-£25,000 Interest rates: Three year term &#45 4.55% gross a year, 4.3% gross a month, existing customer of two years or more 4.8% gross a year, 4.55% gross a month. Five year term &#45 4.75% gross a year, 4.5% gross a month, existing customer of […]

Inside Edge

The editor has asked me to write what I would do about pensions if I were the head of the Inland Revenue tax division.We have far too many tax regimes applying to the various types of pensions that we have convinced ourselves we need. It should be obvious that we have no need for any […]

FSA could replace DPS with menu

The FSA is giving serious consideration to a menu system alternative to the defined-payment system after asking Aifa and a working party of providers develop the idea.The report put forward proposals allowing consumers to make comparisons of the cost of advice between different IFAs and between different distribution channels. This is in response to the […]


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