P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:31:31         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— ABBEY'S NEW MORTGAGE DEALS Abbey National is launching a new range of mortgage deals, available from October 9. They include: 5.99% fixed to 31.01.99, with 3% cashback for existing customers moving house.  8.29% fixed to 31.01.2002 for 135% loans which help beat negative equity 6.25% fixed to 31.02.99, with 2% cashback for first time buyers. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— Invest in family-friendly firms 542 3 YEAR STEPPED RATE BOND UP TO 8.25% GUARANTEED SEE p434 Your Money Advice Property Jobs
P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:52:21         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— NEW PEP FUND Prolific has launched a combination PEP which invests in both UK companies and the growth economies of the Far East. Investments into the Prolific UK Asian Growth PEP are divided so 75% goes into UK Blue Chip firms and the remaining 25% goes into Far East. A £2,000 minimum is required and the initial charge is 3%. For more details call: 0345 886 666. ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— Cash-in on Norwich Union flotation 543 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See Pages 532 & 533 Your Money Advice Property Jobs
P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:41:07         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— FLEMINGS WAIVES INITIAL PEP CHARGE Flemings is waiving its usual 1.5% initial charge on all investment trust PEP investments made during this month. This means the only fees payable are a 1% dealing charge plus 0.5% stamp duty. New trusts now available in PEP form include the American, Far Eastern, Japanese, Natural Resources and Overseas trusts. Details: 0500 500 161. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Be your own boss with a franchise 542 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See Pages 532 & 533 Your Money Advice Property Jobs
P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:54:22         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— POSTAL ACCOUNT PAYS 4.50% GROSS National Counties has launched a new issue of its 90 day notice postal account which will pay 4.50% gross interest, that's 3.60% net on £5,000. Higher interest is available on amounts of £10,000 and £20,000 and monthly interest can be taken at 0.25% tess. The high minimum deposit is aimed at detering possible "carpetbaggers". More details on Direct 90 from branches. ——————————————————————————————————6/7—— Free guide to buying annuities 674 INFO ON NATIONAL SAVINGS ITV P359 Your Money Advice Property Jobs
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P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:10:10         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— ABBEY'S NEW MORTGAGE DEALS Abbey National's new mortgages, launched on October 9, will include a 5.99% rate fixed to January 1:99 and 2% cashback if you have 40%+ to deposit. Those with 5% equity get a rate of 6.25% fixed for two years, with 2% cashback. All loans have redemption penalties lasting for the first six years of the mortgage. Details: 0800 555 100. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Latest mortgage offers 545 Download and Analyse Share Prices on Your PC See Pages 532 & 533 Your Money Advice Propjrty Jobs
P541 Teletext 541 Oct 4 21:11:41         —————— NEWS ——————————————————————————— BOND GUARANTEES 7.30% GROSS Coventry has launched a new fixed rate bond which guarantees to pay an annual interest rate of 7.30% gross over the next three years. In an unusual move, Coventry has made the rate available to all levels of investment starting at £1,000 minimum. Monthly interest can be taken at a slightly lower rate of 7.05% gross. More details from local branches. ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— National Savings and othjr bonds 546 INFO ON NATIONAL SAVINGS ITV P359 Your Money Advice Property Jobs