NEWS & ADVICE : FIXED DEPOSITS
Rate hike announced by SBI
By Neelima Shankar
Jul 8, 2011
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The largest lender of the country, State Bank of India has announced a 25 bps hike in its lending rates. Along with this, the bank has also raised fixed deposit rates by as much as 100 bps.

With prime lending rates going for a rise, all loans like auto, personal and home loans would also get dearer by atleast 25 bps.

The base rate of the bank would now stand at 9.50% following the revision with effect from July 11, 2011.

Also, the lending major has increased its benchmark prime lending rate (BPLR) to 14.25%.

Deposits having maturity in the range from 1 to 10 years would experience an interest rate of 9.25% associated with it.

Deposits having tenor of 90 days would fetch the customer an interest of 7%.

Interest for deposits from 1 to 554 days tenor would be 8.25%.

Also premature withdrawal penalty has been waived off by the bank for deposits upto 90 days tenor. For those having tenor above that, the penalty has been dipped to 0.50% from 1% earlier.

 

 


(Comments Posted : 2) Post Your Comments
1. As a staff member from SBI I request
the authorities to update the interest
rates with immediate effect in the net.
Hope u will do it .

Siva
sivasankaran Munisamy (Posted: Jul 11, 2011)
2. Very good move taken by SBI for customer who wish to do FD.
AKRAM (Posted: Jul 8, 2011)
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