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Nationwide launches new fixed rate bonds

Nationwide building society is launching three new fixed rate bonds which replace the previous one, two and three fixed rate offerings.

Nationwide&#39s new one year fixed rate bond pays 5.10 per cent gross per annum / AER of monthly interest of 4.95 per cent gross per year / 5.06 AER. The two year fixed rate pays 5.15 per cent gross per annum / AER or monthly interest of 5 per cent gross per year / 5.12 per cent AER. Finally, the third fixed rate bond pays 5.2 per cent gross per annum / AER or monthly interest of 5.05 per cent gross per annum / 5.17 per cent AER.

The bonds are available now with a minimum investment of £1 and maximum investment of £2m.


FOS zeroes in on time zones

The Financial Ombudsman Service will soon set out the time zones it will use to pinpoint liability for advice given on zero-dividend preference shares. The FOS said earlier this year that it will be adjudicating on zeroes&#39 complaints according to when advice was given. For example, if advice was given in the early stages, the […]

Hair today…

The last week has been totally unrecognisable from anything I experienced up until a month ago when I bade farewell to London for a change of lifestyle in the middle of nowhere in the Kent countryside. I am occasionally joined by a spider in my spacious office in the attic, which I have to climb […]

Singer & Friedlander Cs an opportunity

Singer & Friedlander is offering C shares in the Singer & Friedlander Aim 3 venture capital trust. This VCT was established in 2001,raising £32.99m, It followed the original Singer & Friedlander Aim VCT in 1998 and the second Aim VCT in 2000. The range of three VCTS allows Singer & Freidlander to make larger investments […]

Keydata Investment Services – Keydata Aim VCT

Type: Venture capita trust Aim: Income and growth by investing initially in gilts, other fixed-interest securities and cash, then in unquoted smaller companies listed on Aim Minimum investment: Lump sum £3,000 Closing date: November 30, 2004 Charges: Initial 5%, annual 1.8% Commission: Initial 3% or initial 2.25%, renewal 0.375% Tel: 020 7710 6906


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