Cash has provided savers with just £42 in interest over the last nine years, according to research by Chelsea Financial Services whereas the top UK equity funds have returned around £5,000.
The Bank of England moved interest rates to ‘emergency levels' in March 2009, with six cuts in six months taking the base rate down from 5% to 0.5% - its lowest level since the central bank was founded...
What made financial headlines over the weekend?
To promote 'long-term investment'
Switching 'hard and expensive'
Smaller funds still packing a punch