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Meteor Asset Management – EuroStoxx 50 Fixed Income Plan

Meteor Asset Management – EuroStoxx 50 Fixed Income Plan

Type: Capital-protected bond

Aim: Income and the return of capital linked to the performance of the Eurostoxx 50 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £10,000-no maximum

Term: Five years and two weeks

Return: 0.5% income a month regardless of index performance

Protection: Original capital returned in full provided the index does not fall by more than 40% by the final day of the term

Closing date: January 19, 2011, January 7, 2011 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%



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