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Scottish Widows – Guaranteed Investment Bond

Type: Guaranteed equity bond

Aim: Growth linked to the performance of the FTSE 100 index

Minimum-maximum investment: £2,000-£100,000

Term: Six years

Guarantee: Original capital returned in full regardless of performance of index

Return: Up to 60% growth at end of term

Closing date: August 24, 2003

Commission: Initial 3%

Tel: 0845 843 2222


NU&#39s Withers turns focus on 5% cap for suite

Norwich Union Life chief executive Gary Withers is reinforcing the firm&#39s stance on the proposed new Sandler investment range, suggesting that a 5 per cent initial charge cap, as currently used in Ireland, will get a lot of focus.Speaking to Money Marketing following the release of parent company Aviva&#39s interim results, Withers reiterated that NU […]

Tilney makes tracks

TILNEY INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT TILNEY UK EQUITY FUND Type: Oeic Aim: Growth by investing in UK companies Minimum investment: Lump sum £500, monthly £100 Investment split: 100% in UK companies Isa link: Yes Pep transfers: Yes Charges: Initial 4%, annual 1.25% Commission: Initial 3%, renewal 0.5 Tel: 0808 100 8878 The Panel: David Cowell, Partner, Andrews […]

Outside edge

By the time you read this, we will have heard the result of the Bank of England&#39s August interest rate deliberations and the betting is on no change. Indeed, I believe the base rate may be in for another relatively long period of stability. This will inevitably lead to a wringing of hands among personal […]

Holliman joins Threadneedle global equity team

Threadneedle Investments has appointed Andrew Holliman to its Global Equity Team Holliman comes from Baillie Gifford where he was investment manager for North America, responsible for both pension funds and an OEIC. With six years investment experience, he worked in other roles for Baillie Gifford including as an investment analyst for North America and UK […]


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