Savers take stock


07-09-2001

Close Fund Management says one in three adults between the ages of 25 and 54 has considered investing their savings in the stock market in the hope of getting a better return now that interest rates are so low.

Meanwhile, ETrade, the online stockbroking service in the city, is reducing its commission rate by 25 per cent and offering free market data in what it says is a bid to give its UK customers greater control.