Friday, Dec 15, 2006

This just in - banks like money!

BBC News: Savers receive 'poor rate deal'

Banks and building societies have failed to pass on to savers about a fifth of recent Bank of England (BoE) interest rate rises, the BBC has found.

Posted by jellycaster @ 05:46 PM (506 views)
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1. Davo453 said...

Had to smile at this comment

"UK banks offer some of the highest rates on instant savings accounts, and are among the most transparent in advertising those rates," said BBA spokesman Brian Capon"

My savings are in an at call acount held in Australia and I get 6.8% with a high street bank.

Saturday, December 16, 2006 12:44AM Report Comment

2. Albertini Albertino said...

Fook's sake. Did anyone expect me to fall off my chair with surprise?

Come on, when was the last time that the banks* missed a chance to rip us off?

(* and, for further analysis, replace 'banks' with 'petrol companies', 'public transport providers', 'government', ...).

Saturday, December 16, 2006 12:38PM Report Comment

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