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Nationwide relaunches guaranteed equity bond

Nationwide Building Society is relaunching its guaranteed equity bond this week intended to give clients the chance to benefit from growth in four of the world&#39s largest stock markets.

The bond is linked to the FTSE 100, S&P 500, Nikkei 225 and Eurostoxx 50 and offers the added security of a money back guarantee if markets fall or fail to rise.

Investors can gain up to 15 per cent in any one year and their investment cannot fall by more than 15 per cent in any one year.

The potential gain over the six year term is 90 per cent growth on top of their original investment.


Govt again fails to halt annuity reform bill

The Government was unable to defeat Conservative backbencher David Curry&#39s annuity reform bill last week for the third time, ensuring the proposed reforms have at least one more hearing before being quashed by the Government.Curry&#39s Pensions Annuities Amendment Bill got crossparty support in the House of Commons to defeat the Government twice on amendments it […]

DWP gives firms breathing space on charge cap rules

The Department for Work and Pensions has bowed to pressure from stakeholder providers and accountants by giving them some breathing space to comply with the regulations.Providers, accountants and trade bodies have been locked in negotiations with the DWP and Opra to get clarification on what falls within the 1 per cent charge cap, particularly on […]

Newcastle Building Society – Guaranteed Property Bond (5 Year Term)

Friday, April 12, 2002 Type: Guaranteed equity bond Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the Halifax house price index Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£500,000 Term: Five years Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term regardless of the performance of the index Return: 120% growth in index Interest rate: 4% gross a year Closing date: […]

Capital Gains Tax Simplification

Following consultation, the Government have announced a series of measures designed to simplify CGT. The main proposals are as follows:- (a) Business asset relief and incorporation When a self employed business incorporates, “incorporation” relief exists to prevent a CGT charge arising. Basically all existing capital gains of the business are rolled over into the shares […]

A tough start for 2017 consensus trades

By Kacper Brzezniak Every year, starting around November, investment banks (and fund managers) begin to drip out their outlooks for currencies, rates, economies, you name it, for the following year. The consensus has been largely wrong for the past four or five years; those multiple rate hikes never came, the bond market is still alive […]


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