Moneyfacts in The News - 01/08/2016

Monday, 1 August 2016

Moneyfacts' research and expert comments are always in demand, and in the last seven days, we've certainly got around.

Here's a quick overview of where we've been in the past week:
The BIG FREEZE: As interest rates for savers plunge - to zero for some - we look at how to find the best deals
Massive blow to millions of bank customers as HSBC threatens negative interest and Santander plots to slash the rate on Britain's favourite current account
HSBC becomes second bank to plan charges for withdrawing money
Just when you thought it couldn't get worse... Banks plan NEGATIVE interest rates
Pension freedom withdrawals accelerate to top £6bn
Annuity competition has never been weaker: Moneyfacts
Moneyfacts urges borrowers on SVRs to switch to fixed rates
'More cheap mortgages on the way'
Good news for borrowers: Cheap mortgage deals set to continue
Negative interest rates: necessary evil or symbol of greed?
Students count the cost of opportunity
Amber alert sounded over sliding interest rates
Halifax drops £5-a-month credit card reward, blaming EU rules
Santander declines to comment on reports of rate cut for 123 current account
Rates on fixed interest mortgages plummeting since January
Mortgage deals for buyers "substantially better" than earlier this year

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