Savings rates

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What does keeping UK interest rates on hold mean for homeowners and savers?
Decision not to increase rates from 5.25% will be relief for many but some mortgage holders are already paying more

Rupert Jones

21, Sep, 2023 @4:29 PM

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Nationwide launches 8% account as battle for UK’s savings intensifies
Building society’s regular saver for current account holders is one of a growing number paying 6% interest or more

Rupert Jones

20, Sep, 2023 @11:01 PM

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UK savers: have your spending patterns changed thanks to higher interest?
We’d like to hear from householders in Britain whether their spending power has been uplifted by higher interest on their savings

Guardian community team

14, Sep, 2023 @11:41 AM

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UK savings rates: NS&I launches one-year deal offering record 6.2%
Government-backed bank throws down gauntlet to high street lenders with new growth bonds

Rupert Jones

30, Aug, 2023 @4:05 PM

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Ethical savings: NS&I raises rate on green bond to 5.7%
Deal offered over three years, and money invested will help finance windfarms and tree planting

Hilary Osborne

26, Aug, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Premium bonds prize fund rises to highest level in 24 years
Millions of holders will also have increased chance of winning from September in NS&I draw

Hilary Osborne

08, Aug, 2023 @11:58 AM

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UK interest rate rise: what it means for you
How the new base rate may affect mortgage holders and savers

Miles Brignall

03, Aug, 2023 @11:22 AM

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Banks with lowest savings rates to face ‘robust action’, warns UK financial watchdog
FCA gives banks four weeks to justify savings rates as it lays out 14-point plan to monitor treatment of customers

Kalyeena Makortoff Banking correspondent

31, Jul, 2023 @4:12 PM

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FCA warns it will crack down on banks that fail to pass on savings rates
Nikhil Rathi tells Treasury committee there are ways to assess whether customers are being treated fairly

Kalyeena Makortoff

18, Jul, 2023 @1:18 PM

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In the balance: with rates rising, is overpaying your mortgage a good move?
Homeowners are desperate to find ways to reduce the bill they face each month, but should you put any spare cash into the home loan, or a savings account? We weigh up the arguments

Shane Hickey

17, Jul, 2023 @8:00 AM

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UK savings: more accounts now offering 6%-plus interest
Government-backed NS&I increases its rates, as building societies and banks launch better deals

Rupert Jones

15, Jul, 2023 @6:00 AM

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UK lenders passed Bank’s stress tests – but no one should feel relaxed by the news | Nils Pratley
Bank of England has warned about potential risks to financial stability for ages. One of theses days, they may matter

Nils Pratley

12, Jul, 2023 @6:07 PM

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