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Skipton launches guaranteed growth bond

Skipton Building Society is offering a five year guaranteed growth bond, with minimum growth of 22 per cent and potential growth of up to 50 per cent.

The bond tracks the FTSE 100, S&P 500 and DJ Eurostoxx 50 indices over a five year period. Growth of 22 per cent is guaranteed, with investors receiving a guaranteed return of 8 per cent for each year each index has increased on the previous year and a 10 per cent bonus in the final year if all three indices increase in every one of the five years.


Credit where it&#39s due

As a family law solicitor, I thought that I understood pension sharing. However, I have a client who has no pension rights while her former husband is in receipt of his pension. Can you explain how the pension sharing order applies in this case? This is probably one of the most complicated areas of advice. […]

Framlington selects best of British

Framlington has designed the best of British Isa, which invests in the Framlington UK growth trust and UK smaller companies fund.Investors can choose how the split their investments between the two funds, but the standard option is 80 per cent in the UK growth trust and 20 per cent in the UK smaller companies fund.The […]

Friends Provident International – Global Portfolio

Thursday, 10 January 2002. Type: Sicav. Aim: Income and growth by investing in a choice of Japanese equity, North American equity, global bond, global equity, global balanced, global socially responsible, European equity. Minimum investment: Lump sum $4,000. Place of registration: Luxemburg. Investment split: Choice of Japanese equity, North American equity, global bond, global equity, global […]

Depolarisation – Davies&#39 statement

FSA chairman Howard Davies has condemned the polarisation regime as having failed consumers in a statement issued with the FSA&#39s de-regulatory proposals today.Davies says: “This is a significant liberalisation package to enhance consumer choice by breaking the shackles that polarisation puts on competition and innovation.“Our aim is to secure long-term improvements for consumers through greater […]


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