P542 Teletext 545 Jan 2 00:11:01       ——————————————————————————   EURO BANK ACCOUNTS British people living abroad or those who regularly spend time in their second home in Tuscany or the south of France, will be some of the main beneficiaries of euro bank accounts. And for anyone who travels a lot in EU countries, opening a euro bank account could prove a wise move. Euro current and savings !ccounts are set to become a common feature of the banking landscape in the months ahead. ——————————————————————————————————1/7—— by Nick Hudson HOME IN ON p628 AND SWITCH TO OUR LOW CAPPED RATE MORTGAGE. Advice Property Savings Euro Money
P542 Teletext 545 Jan 2 00:10:11       ——————————————————————————    EURO BANK ACCOUNTS Bank of Ireland is offering euro bank accounts. The big take-up of its current accounts will beP—nong its business customers who trade in the EU. A spokesman says a number of companies are being told they must deal in euros. "Clients dealing with companies abroad have been told they will be invoiced in euros." But the accounts will also appeal to people with property abroad, he adds. ——————————————————————————————————2/7—— Are you a Premium Bond winner? 549 ANY PURPOSE LOANS - SEE PAGE 627 OR CALL WILMSLOW FREE ON 0800 269315 Advice Property Savings Euro Money
P542 Teletext 545 Jan 2 00:10:10       ——————————————————————————   "/* EURO BANK ACCOUNTS Bank of Ireland expects interest in its euro current account to increase steadily as the new currency becomes more widely understood. He stresses the account will be ideal for people who own property overseas. "If you need things doing to the property, for example if you have plumbing work done, paying the plumber will be easy." ——————————————————————————————————3/7—— How many francs to the £? 548 BUSINESS BRIEFING ON OUR 'FB SITE GO TO: www.teletext.co.uk Advice Property Savings Euro Money
P542 Teletext 545 Jan 2 00:10:10       ——————————————————————————    EURO BANK ACCOUNTS Halifax is wading into the euro account market on January 4 with the launch of its Halifax Euro Deposit International. The savings account requires a minimum opening balance of 10,000 euros (about £6,800). Available only through Halifax's subsidiaries in Jersey and the Isle of Man. Leaflets and how to set up an account are available in UK Halifax high street branches. ——————————————————————————————————4/7—— Check the latest mortgage deals 545 WHAT'S ON AT YOUR LOCAL CINEMA? p460 Advice Property Savings Euro Money
P542 Teletext 549 Jan 0 00:11:02       ——————————————————————————    EURO BANK ACCOUNTS Halifax believes its euro savings account will appeal to two types of savers: Ex-pats living in the EU who have savings and mortgages in euros. Savers who want to speculate. Spokesman Andy Brady comments: "This account will appeal to people who want to speculate about the euro being a strong currency against the pound." ——————————————————————————————————5/7—— Advice Clinic 543 Tourist rates 548 POPULAR SHARE CHECK p519 Advice Property Savings Euro Money
P542 Teletext 545 Jan 2 00:10:01       ——————————————————————————   EURO BANK ACCOUNTS The interest rate on the Halifax's new euro savings account will be announced shortly before its launch on January 4. Halifax says deposits will beP—ccepted by Eurocheque, by other currencies or by penalty free transfer from other Halifax International accounts. Alternatively, deposits can be made from the Halifax 'Gold' range of products. ——————————————————————————————————6  www.halifax-international.com finance@teletext.co.uk Advice Property Savings Euro Money
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