US banks launch inflation-linked products

The three-year certificate will pay the yearly change in the index, plus a bonus of 1%, on a monthly basis. The CD will be linked to the Non-Seasonally Adjusted US City Average All Items Consumer Price Index for all Urban Consumers, published by the Bureau of Labour Statistics.

The index is constituted of various components including the prices of food, housing, fuel and transport as well as the cost of doctors and dentists. Principal is 100% capital guaranteed and covered by Federal Deposit

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