This week Bristol & West has launched a 6.3% tracker account, offshore group Nationwide Interna...
This week Bristol & West has launched a 6.3% tracker account, offshore group Nationwide International has announced new savings rates and UCB Home Loans, specialist lender of Nationwide Building Society has announced a rate reduction.
Bristol & West described its new 'Direct Rate Tracker' as a base rate linked easy access account that offers savers with £5000 or over an investment that provides a competitive return linked to the Bank of England base rate.
The base rate link has three phases. The first offers the base rate plus 0.5% to 1 November 2001. Secondly it will fall no more than 0.25% below the base rate to 1 May 2002. Lastly it will fall no more than 0.5% below the base rate to 1 May 2003. Further details are available on 0808 181 1111.
Nationwide International offshore subsidiary of Nationwide Building Society has introduced new savings rates that come into effect this Friday. Rates across tiers of its sterling and US dollar savings accounts have been reduced. Rates on the Euro account, however, remain unchanged. To view the new rates use www.nationwide.co.uk, click onto 'THE MEDIA CENTRE' and view "Nationwide International announces new savings rates 1 May 2001"
UCB Home Loans has reduced its self-certification variable rate by 0.25% to 8.09% for both existing and new borrowers with effect from 2 May 2001.
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