Money & Banking

SBT, KVB hike NRE term deposit rates

Our Bureaus Thiruvananthapuram / Coimbatore | Updated on November 16, 2017

State Bank of Travancore (SBT) has announced a steep hike in interest rates on NRI term deposits.

The new rates are effective from Saturday (December 24) for fresh deposits as well as those being renewed on maturity, a spokesman said here.

As per the revision, interest rate for deposits for a period of one year to less than two years will be 8 per cent (existing rate 3.82 per cent), the highest in recent years.

The interest rate for deposits of a period of two years to less than three years will be 7.50 per cent (3.51 per cent) and for three years and above up to five years, 7 per cent (3.64 per cent), the spokesman added.

Karur Vysya Bank has proposed to effect a hike in its NRE deposit from December 24.

The yield on deposits of one--two-year tenure is being increased to 10 per cent from 3.82 at present, of 2-3-year time period to 9.75 per cent, and those beyond three years to 9.50 per cent.

The revised rates would be applicable on fresh deposits and those that come for renewal.

Published on December 24, 2011

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