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Standard ups guaranteed bond rates

Standard Life is increasing the rates of return on its FTSE 100 guaranteed bond taken out during June 2001.

The rate for the three year bond increases to74 per cent of the increase in the FTSE 100 up from 70 per cent in May.

For the four year bond the rate increases to 79 per cent from 75 per cent, and for the five year bond the rate of return increase to 84 per cent from 80 per cent in May.

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