Dublin, Ireland, June 07, 2008 --(PR.com
)-- - New market-leading 6 month fixed rate term account paying 5.35% gross/AER*
- New Regular Annual Saver Account paying 8% gross/AER/Variable
Anglo Irish Bank (June 4th 2008) announced that it was offering two new savings accounts to the personal savings market, with immediate effect.
New 6 Month Fixed Rate Term Account
Ø A market leading rate (at time of writing) of 5.35%* gross/AER/fixed rate for 6 month term.
Ø Low minimum amount (€1,000), no maximum amount
New Regular Annual Saver Account
- 8% gross/AER/variable rate, guaranteed to be at least ECB + 2% for the term.
- One year term
- Unlimited withdrawals allowed after 6 months
- Generous maximum monthly contribution limit of €1,000 per applicant
- Contributions can stop/start as often as customer wishes, and can be multiple per month once within maximum monthly limit.
(The current Regular Saver Account (2 year term) is closed for new applications from close of business Monday, June 9th 2008.)
Commenting on the new savings offerings, Derek Keogh – Head of Personal Savings at Anglo Irish Bank, said:
“Anglo Irish Bank have consistently paid highly competitive rates for savings - these two new products further demonstrate our ability to lead the competition. As we have highlighted before, half of the Irish savings market is earning less than 2% interest – yet again, we are providing an alternative for anybody with surplus funds to help them maximise their returns.”
Customers interested in availing of these products can contact Anglo Irish Bank on Lo-Call 1850 44 22 22 (8am - 8pm Monday to Friday) or www.angloirishbank.ie
*Rate quoted is an annual rate, return will be based on the 6 month equivalent. Returns are subject to DIRT, currently 20%, where appropriate. Telephone calls are recorded. Anglo Irish Bank Corporation plc is regulated by the Financial Regulator. Terms and conditions apply.