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HSBC Bank International – European Giants Growth Fund – CSGF January 2006

HSBC BAnk International

European Giants Growth Fund – CSGF January 2006

Type: Capital-protected fund

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the Dow Jones Eurostoxx 50 index
Minimum investment: Lump sum £5,000, euros 5,000, $5,000
Term: Four years

Return: Sterling investments – 80% of the growth in the index at the end of the term, euro investments – 70% of the growth in the index, dollar investments – 90% of the growth in the index

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the index

Closing date: March 16, 2006

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 01534 606 688


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