Disappointed investors in the National Power and PowerGen float who were left with holdings too small to be cost-effective are being offered a cheap swap into any of Fleming Investment Trust Management's 18 trusts, for £7.50 plus a 1 per cent transaction charge on purchases.
Commercial Union is cutting insurance premiums for cars, buildings and contents, with special deals for homeowners over 45, larger cars and car security systems. A 5 per cent discount applies to people with both car and home and contents policies.
Specialist household insurance broker CGA Direct has launched a range of age-related discounts of up to 15 per cent to policy-holders over 40. They can be reached on 0800 525 200.
Royal Bank of Scotland has a Guaranteed Equity Plan that promises at least a 30 per cent return, free of capital gains and basic income tax over six years. Maximum gain is 100 per cent; minimum investment is £5,000.
Abbey Life is offering a Guaranteed Capital Bond with a minimum 45 per cent growth over 5.5 years, plus half the extra growth if the Footsie index does better than the guarantee.Reuse content