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Lloyds TSB launches 5.375 per cent corporate bond

Lloyds TSB has launched a fixed rate corporate bond, specifically for retail investors. The Lloyds TSB Bank plc bond is the first corporate bond for retail investors to be issued under Lloyds Banking Group. It will give individuals the opportunity to invest in a product which until recently was only accessible to institutional investors.

Skipton re-issues 6 and 12 month sterling offshore fixed rate bonds

Skipton International is offering a new opportunity to invest in their popular 6 and 12 month sterling offshore fixed rate bonds. Both products also offer monthly interest.

Skipton issues new 2 year fixed rate international bond

Skipton International is offering a further issue of its two year fixed rate international bond. The 2 year bond pays 3.10 gross AER, with interest payment on 30 June 2011 and again on maturity on 30 June 2012.

S&P launches International Corporate Bond Index

Standard & Poor's has announced the launch of the S&P International Corporate Bond Index, an investable index of public investment grade corporate bonds issued by non-U.S. issuers.

Legal & General 6 year growth deposit bond

Legal & General has launched a 6 year Structured Deposit Bond designed to give investors a minimum return of 12% plus their original capital at the end of the fixed term.

Barclays Wealth reissues Regular Income Bond

Barclays Wealth has reissued its popular Regular Income Bond with a new return structure for investors looking for a regular return.

Post Office launches new Growth Bond

The Post Office has announced the launch of Growth Bond Issue 12, offering one, two and three year terms and rates up to 4.10% AER, available with immediate effect.

Skipton 6 month fixed rate bond with monthly income option

Skipton International Limited is offering a six month bond paying 2.26%AER or 2.17% AER as a monthly income option.

Morningstar upgrades rating on Schroder Corporate Bond fund

Morningstar has upgraded its qualitative rating for the Schroder Corporate Bond fund. Previously rated Standard, the fund is upgraded to Superior.

Legal & General launches new Capital Control Bond

Legal & General has announced the launch of a new With Profits bond that includes 5 and 10 year guarantee options - the Capital Control Bond is available from the beginning of April.

HSBC adds leading global funds to Onshore Investment Bond

HSBC Life announced that they have made available a range of international SICAV funds within the HSBC Onshore Investment Bond, including funds from Aviva, Barings, Fidelity, JP Morgan and Pictet.

Threadneedle emerging market corporate bonds strategy

Threadneedle, who has a total AUM of £8bn in emerging markets, has launched a new investment strategy via the Threadneedle (Lux) Emerging Market Corporate Bonds Fund.

New 7% bond to appeal to income seekers

The new Provident Financial Corporate Bond offers a generous 7% a year. UK investors can now apply for the Bond online through The Share Centre until 8am on 9 April 2010.

AEGON points to bonds for high earners

AEGON is highlighting two major income tax changes that take effect on 6 April 2010 and affect high earners; especially those who receive an additional income from investment returns.

Skipton International launches new 1 year fixed rate bond

A new one year bond has been launched by Skipton International offering customers a fixed interest rate return over twelve months.