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Newcastle Building Society – Guaranteed Property Bond (3 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: Three years

Guarantee: Capital returned in full at end of term regardless of the performance of the index

Return: 100% growth in index

Interest rate: 4% gross a year

Closing date: June 21, 2002

Commission: Subject to negotiation

Tel: 0191 244 2221


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