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A bond is an investment. You invest money with SynerGIS, so that we can invest it into things that are safe. Once the bond comes to an end, or matures, SynerGIS then give you your money back, plus interest.
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A SynerGIS Bond is a fixed rate loan note, issued by SynerGIS Capital plc (SynerGIS) and distributed by Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS) (437558), a British FCA-regulated financial institution.
SynerGIS, through Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS), is regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and is a participant in the Financial Services Compensation Scheme (FSCS). GIS is deemed an investment firm by the FSCS. For an investment business, the FSCS may pay compensation up to £50,000 to each eligible claimant. To find out more about why we’re safe and secure, click here.
Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS) is an investment firm that helps companies and individuals manage their money.
SynerGIS is a brand name of Global Investment Strategy UK Ltd (GIS).
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After years of steady, undramatic growth in equity indices volatility returned with a bang in 2018 with a February “flash-crash” which at one point saw the Dow Jones drop 1,600 points before rallying 750 into the close. Following the shock of February, the markets attempted a recovery before re-testing the previous year-to-date lows but since Easter we have again seen a steady appreciation in equity indices back to near-record levels.
Trying to find the best Fixed Rate Bonds can involve plenty of thought and consideration, as the quest to locate a perfect fit for requirements and expectations may be a timely one. An important factor to be considered is whether Fixed Rate Bonds with access are something that could be appealing.
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With interest rates on current accounts being negligible, many savers are looking for other options as to where to store their wealth. The matter becomes one of priority when searching for somewhere to deposit a lump sum; taking advantage of any opportunity to accumulate interest is important. Knowing how to do this in a way that is sensible and puts the savings in a safe position has led many to Fixed rate bonds.
Knowing what to save, and where to save it, can be an incredibly complicated business. The desire to make any money work and earn is often tempered by a fear of risk, and many savers understandably don’t want to subject themselves to potential worries and stress.
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*AER (Annual Equivalent Rate) illustrates what the interest rate would be if interest was paid and compounded once each year.
The calculator can help you plan ahead, but bear in mind that it’s only a guide.