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News Tag: fixed rate bonds

March 18, 2009

Moneysupermarket.com: Fixed-rate bonds improving

by David Masters
Moneysupermarket.com: Fixed-rate bonds improving
The interest paid on fixed-rate bonds is improving, according to new research by Moneysupermarket.com. The price comparison site found that the top five fixed-rate bond products pay an average interest rate of 3.89%, despite the Bank of England's 0.5% base rate. In the past 12 months, the margin between the base rate and the best bond rates has been this high only once before, in ...



February 16, 2009

Cheshire and Derbyshire launch fixed-rate bonds

by David Masters
Cheshire and Derbyshire launch fixed-rate bonds
Nationwide-owned Cheshire and Derbyshire Building Societies have launched a new range of fixed-rate bonds. The bonds include a one and a two year deal, with interest for both accounts paid either on maturity at 3.75% Gross/AER (3.00% net), or monthly at 3.69% gross (3.75% AER/2.95% net). Minimum investment at Cheshire is £5,000; maximum £2,000,000. Derbyshire's minimum is £5,000; maximum £1,000,000. Gary Wilkinson, Nationwide's ...



February 5, 2009

Abbey issues 5% Super Saver

by David Masters
Abbey issues 5% Super Saver
Abbey launched a number of new savings accounts this week, including new issue bonds and a Super Saver account. The new bonds pay gross interest at a fixed rate of 2.25% for one year, or 3% for three years. Both options pay more than the current Bank of England base rate. The new 12-month Super Saver pays gross interest at 5% for one year. Customers can ...