We share the best interest rates on Isas, bonds, and easy-access savings accounts.
Cynergy Bank has reissued its online cash Isa with a rate of 0.9% for new savers. It matches the top rate of National Savings & Investments' Direct Isa, which is available online or by phone.
Next in line is Leeds Building Society's Double Access Isa , which pays 0.8%. However, the account is available only by post or through branches and it restricts you to two withdrawals a year. Meanwhile, Virgin Money pays 0.75% on its online Double Take E Isa and limits you to two withdrawals a year.
For fixed-rate cash Isas, Metro Bank pays a top rate of 0.9% for one year, and savers can acquire this account through the bank’s branches. The next best rate is 0.75% via Virgin Money, and this is on offer online and through its branches.
For two years, Metro Bank pays 1%, while the Principality and Yorkshire building societies, along with Paragon Bank, offer 0.8%.
On taxable easy-access accounts, National Savings & Investments remains the best buy. Its Income Bonds pay a variable rate of 1.15%, with the interest paid into a linked bank account each month. If you want to leave the interest in your account over the year, its Direct Saver pays 1%.
For fixed-rate bonds, the top one-year rate is 1%, which is available via Marcus at Goldman Sachs, Saga, Cynergy Bank, Allica Bank, and ICICI Bank. For two years, Allica Bank pays a top rate of 1.14%.
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