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Savings Account Rate Changes

All changes to savings account rates are shown below

KBC

KBC

AER rates decreased on both Regular Saver and the Extra Regular Saver accounts.

05/06/2019
Announced
05/06/2019
Effective
Negative impact

KBC

KBC

Rate decreases on the Regular Saver Account and across several fixed-term savings accounts.

02/05/2019
Announced
08/05/2019
Effective
Negative impact

Bank of Ireland

Bank of Ireland

Rate decreases across the majority of Bank of Ireland savings accounts

22/02/2019
Announced
22/02/2019
Effective
Negative impact

KBC

KBC

Interest rate cuts across Regular Saver accounts, Term Notice accounts, Standard Demand Deposit accounts and Smart Access accounts.

21/01/2019
Announced
21/01/2019
Effective
Negative impact

permanent tsb

permanent tsb

Rate decrease on the Online Regular Saver (€0 - €50,000) and on the Children's Safari Saver Account (€0 - €19,999)

07/01/2019
Announced
07/01/2019
Effective
Negative impact

permanent tsb

permanent tsb

AER Rate decrease across all Permanent TSB savings accounts

30/10/2018
Announced
05/11/2018
Effective
Negative impact

KBC

KBC

AER/Gross rate on the KBC Extra Regular Saver Account reduced from 2.5% to 2.25%.

01/08/2018
Announced
15/10/2018
Effective
Negative impact

KBC

KBC

AER/Gross rate on KBC’s 35 Day Notice Account Account reduced from 0.65% to 0.50%

01/07/2018
Announced
08/08/2018
Effective
Negative impact

Ulster Bank

Ulster Bank

12 Month Fixed Term Deposit reduced from 0.60% to 0.20%

23/05/2018
Announced
23/05/2018
Effective
Negative impact

AIB

AIB

Rate increase on 12-Month fixed term (0.01% to 0.10%) and 18-Month fixed term (0.05% to 0.10%).

26/03/2018
Announced
26/03/2018
Effective
Positive impact

Latest updates

In the last three months, there have been 2 adjustments to the savings accounts market.

The most recent rate change was announced by KBC on 5 June, 2019, which we consider to be negative for the consumer. The summary of the change is: "AER rates decreased on both Regular Saver and the Extra Regular Saver accounts.."

Market updates

Savings account rates change all the time - in the last year there have been 8 rate adjustments in the Irish savings accounts marketplace.

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