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Newcastle Building Society – Guaranteed 5 Star Bond Deposit Account

Thursday, 5 September 2002

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the Credit Suisse bond fund US$, Fidelity European growth, Franklin Templeton mutual beacon, IFDC Japan dynamic and Merrill Lynch offshore sterling trust UK

Minimum-maximum investment: £1,000-£500,000

Term: Five years

Guarantee: Capital returned in full regardless of the performance of the funds

Return: 80% of average growth in the performance of the funds

Interest rate: 4% gross a year

Closing date: October 24, 2002

Commission: Initial up to 2%

Tel: 0845 6065522


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