China is panicking over a market bubble. What would it do in a real crisis?

The numbers are staggering, but Beijing’s measures to prop up tumbling shares look like a ridiculous over-reaction As Greece holds a referendum that may create more uncertainties than it solves, are we looking in the wrong place for a financial crisis? In China, the authorities are in a fine sweat about a more traditional financial […]

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FSCS cash compensation limit cut to £75,000: Q&A

By Sophie Christie Our guide to the Government’s compensation scheme, including the institutions that share a banking licence Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47d0b1f8/sc/28/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C11716470A0CFSCS0Esavings0Ecompensation0Erules0Ethe0Enew0E750A0A0A0Elimit0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Current accounts become new favourite target for fraudsters

By Kyle Caldwell Research finds at least 89 in every 10,000 applications for a current account are fraudulent Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47d07741/sc/28/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cbank0Eaccounts0C117153220CCurrent0Eaccounts0Ebecome0Enew0Efavourite0Etarget0Efor0Efraudsters0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Bank of England to cut amount of personal savings protected by £10,000

It has been forced to reduce figure covered when banks collapse from £85,000 to £75,000 to bring UK in line with rest of the EU The Bank of England has been forced cut by £10,000 the amount of a saver’s money that would be protected if a bank went bust, because of the slump in […]

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Paying top rates: the banks you’ve never heard of

By Sophie Christie ‘Challenger’ banks and other newcomers to the savings scene are often the best payers by far Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47ccd700/sc/28/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C1170A79270CPaying0Etop0Erates0Ethe0Ebanks0Eyouve0Enever0Eheard0Eof0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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With inflation at just 1pc, should I renew NS&I index-linked certificates?

By Kyle Caldwell Ask an expert: A reader asks whether they should rollover their NS&I inflation-proof bonds Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47c41626/sc/24/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C1171130A10CWith0Einflation0Eat0Ejust0E1pc0Eshould0EI0Erenew0ENSandI0Eindex0Elinked0Ecertificates0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Best rate on a one-year fixed bond reaches 2.05pc

By Sophie Christie The interest paid on a one year account is back above 2pc for the first time in a year Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47b60b0a/sc/15/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C1170A86770CBest0Erate0Eon0Ea0Eone0Eyear0Efixed0Ebond0Ereaches0E20B0A5pc0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Average cash Isa drops to 1pc – the lowest ever

By Richard Evans Statistics from the Bank of England show that the average rate paid on instant access cash Isas is in danger of falling below 1pc for the first time Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/47a7ea6f/sc/24/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Cinvesting0Cisas0C1169880A30CAverage0Ecash0EIsa0Edrops0Eto0E1pc0Ethe0Elowest0Eever0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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The end of National Savings at the Post Office

By Kyle Caldwell From August Premium Bonds can longer be purchased through the Post Office Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/479373f6/sc/28/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C116981990CThe0Eend0Eof0ENational0ESavings0Eat0Ethe0EPost0EOffice0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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Kent Reliance battles for top spot with new easy-access saver

By Sophie Christie The new online saver paying 1.45pc falls just short of the market leader Source: http://telegraph.feedsportal.com/c/32726/f/568372/s/4792782d/sc/28/l/0L0Stelegraph0O0Cfinance0Cpersonalfinance0Csavings0C116980A260CKent0EReliance0Ebattles0Efor0Etop0Espot0Ewith0Enew0Eeasy0Eaccess0Esaver0Bhtml/story01.htm     

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