Moneyfacts UK Savings Trends Treasury Report data shows average fixed rates have seen their biggest monthly rises in over a decade. The average one-year fixed bond, longer-term fixed bond, and longer-term fixed ISA stand at their highest levels since 2019.
The average one-year bond rate rose month-on-month to 1.24% and stands at its highest level in over two years. This is the biggest month-on-month rise since April 2011 and is the highest average rate recorded since November 2019 (1.28%). The average long-term fixed bond rate rose to 1.68%, the biggest rise since August 2009 and stands at its highest since August 2019 (1.72%).
Meanwhile, product choice overall has grown by 279 deals year-on-year, to 1,685 savings deals (including ISAs), the highest count in choice since March 2020, and is far beyond the record low count of 1,340 in April 2021.