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West Bromwich Building Society – Escalator Bond (inserted 7/2/2000)

Type: Three-year stepped rate savings account.



Minimum-maximum investment: £2,5000-£500,000(single)/£1,000,000(joint).



Interest rates: 6.5% until January 31, 2001, 7.25% until January 31, 2002, 8% until January 31, 2003.



Term: Until January 31, 2003.



Offer period: Until further notice.



Withdrawal penalties: No withdrawals permitted during term.



Tel: 0990 143668.

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