View more on these topics

Newcastle Building Society – Balanced Equity Bond (Issue 002)

Tuesday, 21 August 2001.

Type: High interest account and guaranteed equity bond.

HIGH INTEREST ACCOUNT

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£250,000.

Interest rate: 7.5 per cent.

Term: Six months.

Offer period: Until September 21, 2001.

Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted during term.

GUARANTEED EQUITY BOND

Aim: Growth linked to FTSE 100, Nikkei 225 and Eurostoxx 50 indices.

Minimum-maximum investment: £5,000-£250,000.

Term: Five years.

Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term regardless of movement in indices.

Return: 85 per cent of average growth in the indices during the term.

Interest rate: 5.5 per cent until September 28, 2001.

Closing date: September 21, 2001.

Commission: None.

Tel: 0845 6065522.

Recommended

Recession stifles entrepreneurs

The economic downturn will deter potential entrepreneurs from starting up their own business, according to Abbey National. Its business banking report shows that one in six people in the UK has seriously considered establishing their own firm over the last two years but were put off by the fear of running into financial difficulties. Abbey […]

No incentives will be needed with compulsion

I read with increasing amusement the claims that financial planning advice can be adequately paid for within a 1 per cent charge or that clients would willingly pay a fee for the same. I admit with great regret that I have not heeded well qualified professional advice after having paid substantially for a consultation, and […]

Manchester Building Society – Permanent Discount Scheme

Thursday, 23 August 2001.Discounted term: Term of loan.Discount: 0.6 per cent.Payable rate: 6.4 per cent.Minimum loan: £50,000.Maximum loan: Up to 85 per cent of valuation subject to a maximum of £500,000.Income multiples: Up to 80 per cent of valuation 3.5 times principal income plus second or 2.75 times joint, up to 85 per cent three […]

Misys awards bosses with bonuses

Misys has awarded its top five executives with performance based bonuses totalling £1.3m, despite the share price of the software giant losing 75 per cent of its value since the beginning of last year.Chairman Kevin Lomax received £375,000 extra to take his total salary including benefits to £752,614 from £377,614 for the 12 months to […]

Sticking to valuation discipline when investing in China

Journalist Alexis Xydias discusses the opportunities – and potential pitfalls – of investing in China with Artemis fund manager Peter Saacke. With Peter holding significant positions in China in the Artemis funds he manages, journalist Alexis Xydias quizzes Peter on the risks of investing in Chinese stocks – including over-valuations, margin trading and financial reporting issues. Click here for video

Newsletter

News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up

Comments

    Leave a comment

    Close

    Why register with Money Marketing ?

    Providing trusted insight for professional advisers.  Since 1985 Money Marketing has helped promote and analyse the financial adviser community in the UK and continues to be the trusted industry brand for independent insight and advice.

    News & analysis delivered directly to your inbox
    Register today to receive our range of news alerts including daily and weekly briefings

    Money Marketing Events
    Be the first to hear about our industry leading conferences, awards, roundtables and more.

    Research and insight
    Take part in and see the results of Money Marketing's flagship investigations into industry trends.

    Have your say
    Only registered users can post comments. As the voice of the adviser community, our content generates robust debate. Sign up today and make your voice heard.

    Register now

    Having problems?

    Contact us on +44 (0)20 7292 3712

    Lines are open Monday to Friday 9:00am -5.00pm

    Email: customerservices@moneymarketing.com