Switching to Interest doesn’t change what you can do with your money.
Whenever you add or receive money, we’ll buy units in the fund we’ve chosen that are worth the same cash value. When you send or spend money (including using your Wise card), we’ll sell units worth the same cash value.
If your address is in the UK or in the European Economic Area*
If you choose to hold your money as Interest, we’ll invest it in the following Money Market Funds depending on the currency you select:
|Interest-earning fund (GBP)||BlackRock ICS Sterling Government Liquidity Fund Premier Acc (GBP) Managed by BlackRock.|
|Interest-earning fund (EUR)||BlackRock ICS Euro Government Liquidity Fund Premier Acc T0 (EUR) Managed by BlackRock|
|Interest-earning fund (USD)||BlackRock ICS US Treasury Fund Premier ACC (USD) Managed by BlackRock|
Your money will be held in a fund that invests in short-terms loans backed by governments. When these loans are repaid with interest, the fund’s value grows.
We only buy or sell units once per day. We handle the investment transactions behind the scenes — by buying or selling units in the fund at the available next trading cut-off time — which is 7:00 AM GMT.
It can take up to 2 working days to complete buy and sell orders for your units. Customers based in Germany, Norway and Sweden can currently only use Interest for money they keep in Jars. Withdrawing money from the Jar will take up to two working days as the sell order needs to complete before we can make your money available to spend.
*Only available in some EEA countries — you'll see the option to change your Balance or Jar from Cash to Interest if you're eligible
If your address is in Singapore
Your money will be in a Singapore-based fund that invests in short-term loans to large companies. When these loans are repaid with interest, the fund’s value grows.
We only buy or sell units once per day. We handle the investment transactions behind the scenes by buying or selling units in the fund at the next available trading cut-off time — which is 2:30 pm SGT.
It can take up to 2 working days to complete a buy or sell order for your units.
How can I see my gains?
Click on the Interest button on your balance or Jar to see what you’ve gained since switching it to Interest. We add any additional gains to your total balance every working day, but these don’t show up in your transactions.
Interest-earning funds are currently not available for US customers, but you might be still eligible to earn interest on your money if you live in the US.