• 6th largest economy in the world
  • London is an international financial centre
  • Banks include HSBC, Barclyas, Lloyds Bank and RBS.

Compare UK Bank Account Rates

According to the IMF in 2009 the UK economy ranks 6th in the world with a GDP PPP of 2.1 trillion and GDP PPP per capita of 34,388 vs 45,934 (United States) Its central bank interest rate are set at 0.5% by the Bank of England. Its currency the Pound Sterling () is the 4th most traded currency in the world. According to CIA.gov its inflation was 3.6% in 20

Highest Rates on Deposit Accounts in the United Kingdom

Deposit Account Term APY
Halifax 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond 2 year 1.60% Apr, 2014
Lloyds TSB 2 Year Term Deposit 2 year 1.55% Mar, 2014
HSBC UK 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond 2 year 1.45% Apr, 2014
RBS 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond 2 year 1.45% Feb, 2014
NatWest 2 Year Fixed Rate Bond 2 year 1.45% Feb, 2014
Santander UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Savings Bond 1 year 1.45% Jan, 2014
Barclays 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.40% Apr, 2014
Halifax 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.40% Apr, 2014
Nationwide 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.40% Mar, 2014
Lloyds TSB 1 Year Term Deposit 1 year 1.30% Mar, 2014
Bank of Scotland 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.30% Apr, 2014
RBS 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.20% Feb, 2014
NatWest 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.20% Feb, 2014
HSBC UK 1 Year Fixed Rate Bond 1 year 1.20% Apr, 2014
Bank of Scotland 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond 6 month 1.10% Apr, 2014
Lloyds TSB 6 Month Term Deposit 6 month 1.00% Mar, 2014
HSBC UK 6 Month Fixed Rate Bond 6 month 0.9% Apr, 2014