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Morgan Stanley IQ – FTSE Best Entry Growth Plan 7

Morgan Stanley IQ – FTSE Best Entry Growth Plan 7

Type: Capital-protected bond

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

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-no maximum, Isa £10,200

Term: Six years

Return: Two times the growth in the index, starting from lowest monthly index value in the first three months of the term, and capped at 100% of the original investment

Protection: Original capital returned in full provided the index does not fall by 50% or more by the final day of the term

Closing date: November 22, 2010, November 15, 2010 for Isa transfers

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 020 7425 9000


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