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Product focus: Six month fixed rate bonds

Product focus: Six month fixed rate bonds

Category: Savings

Updated: 20/10/2010
First Published: 20/10/2010

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Long term fixed rate bonds often pay some of the best savings rates in the market, although savers looking to lock money away for a shorter term can also achieve some good returns. Here is a selection of the current best six month fixed rate bonds.

Leeds Building Society – Fixed Rate Postal Bond

This account pays 2.50% on maturity. Savers can invest between £1,000 and £1m and further additions can be made whilst the issue remains open. Funds can be accessed without advance notice or penalty. The account can be operated by post only by savers of all ages.

Bank of Cyrus UK – Bank of Cyprus UK Bond 115

This bond pays 2.00% on maturity. Investments range between £1 and £1m and interest is paid in gross for balances over £50,000. Further additions and early access are not allowed. The account is available to savers of all ages and can be operated in branch, by post, telephone or online.

Norwich & Peterborough Building Society – Fixed Rate Bond

The Fixed Rate Bond account from Norwich & Peterborough Building Society pays 1.74% on maturity. A monthly interest option is also available at the same rate. Savers can invest between £1,000 and £1m. Further additions and early access are not allowed. The account is available to savers of all ages and can be operated in branch, by post or online.

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