Chris Dillow 

The low-rate danger

Chris Dillow

Chris Dillow
The low-rate danger

The recent decision by National Savings and Investments to cut interest rates on its products reminds us of a depressing fact – that savers face the prospect of negligible returns on safe assets, and losses once we take account of inflation. This does not, however, mean we should ditch cash and buy equities in the hope of higher returns.

To continue reading, subscribe today

and enjoy unlimited access to the following:

  • Tips of the Week
  • Funds coverage
  • Weekly features on big investment themes
  • Trading ideas
  • Comprehensive companies coverage
  • Economic analysis
Subscribe to Investors Chronicle

Related topics

Subscribe today

Full access for just £3.37 a week:

• Tips and recommendations - to beat the market 
• Portfolio clinic & Mr Bearbull - build a well-planned portfolio 
• Expert tools - track and manage investments effortlessly
• Plus free delivery to your home or office

Subscribe Now