View more on these topics

Skipton Building Society – 3 Year/2 Year Fixed Rate Bond (inserted 17/9/99)

Type: 3-Year/2-Year Fixed Rate Bond

Minimum-maximum investment: £3,000-£1 million

Interest Rates: 3-Year – 6.25% (matures on 30 September 2002); 2-Year – 6% (matures on 30 September 2001)

Term: 3 years/2 years

Withdrawal penalties: N/A

Tel: 0345 025026


Portman Building Society – 3 Year Fixed Interest Bond (inserted 17/9/99)

Type: Three Year Fixed Interest BondMinimum-maximum investment: £500-£50,000 (individual) / £100,000 (joint)Interest rates: 6.50% gross pa / AER for a min investment of £500 (£1,000 for postal applications.Term: 3 yearsOffer period: Until further noticeWithdrawal penalties: N/ATel: 0800 807080

Pru to review 300,000 endowment policies

The Prudential is currently in the process of reviewing 300,000 mortgage endowment policies to ensure customers are on track to repay their loans.The life office is currently unsure how many of its customers are facing a potential shortfall. But the Pru says once it has established this figure it will to write to those clients […]

LAHC could cut backers to gain buying freedom

The Life Assurance Holding Corporation is set to cut its number of backersin a bid to boost its ability to make acquisitions.LAHC was set up in 1994 to acquire life companies and manage theirportfolios as closed books and is rev iewing its current ownershipstructure.The company currently needs the approval of all its four main backers […]

Offshore centres facing clampdown

Offshore financial centres are facing the prospect of sanctions unless they comply with minimum standards for regulation, transparency and co-operation with other jurisdictions according to the Financial Times.The move is being spearheaded by the Financial Stability Forum, a body set up this year, bringing together finance ministries, central banks and financial supervisors.The forum is currently […]

Neptune launches Japan Institutional Fund

By Chris Taylor, Investment Director, Head of Research Neptune is excited to announce the launch of the Japan Institutional Fund on 22 June, having disclosed to the market in March its intention to offer the product. The Fund will be managed by the highly-regarded Chris Taylor, Head of Research and manager of the long-running Japan Opportunities Fund. It will invest in the same underlying stocks as the Japan […]


News and expert analysis straight to your inbox

Sign up


    Leave a comment