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HSBC Life – Stockmarket Linked Growth Bond


Stockmarket Linked Growth Bond

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FSTE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment:5,000-100,0000

Term: Five years

Return: 85% of the growth in the index at the end of the term

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

Closing date: October 28, 2005

Commission: None

Tel: 0845 745 6125


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