Tag Archives: deposit

Cheaper loans not possible without deposit rate cut: HDFC Bank CEO Aditya Puri

In the last quarter, many banks had increased deposit rates fearing that there will be a liquidity crunch in the system, due to which their MCLR has also become higher. File Photo New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India slashed repo rate, the rate at which the central bank lends money to banks, by 25 basis point earlier this month ... Read More »

SBI hikes retail fixed deposit (FD) rates but reduces shorter term bulk deposit rates

SBI FDs with maturity between 5 and 10 years will now fetch an interest rate of 6.85% India’s largest bank, State Bank of India or SBI, has increased interest rates retail fixed deposits or FDs, below Rs 1 crore. The revised rates came into effect from 30 July, just ahead of the RBI’s monetary policy announcement on 1 August. The higher ... Read More »

Small finance banks on deposit mobilisation spree on 1st year of operation

With eight out of ten small finance banks now fully operational, aggressive deposit mobilisation in the first year of operation has turned out to be the key strategy for almost all the new entities. In addition, the new age banks are betting big on technology to reduce the cost of operations.   All the operational small finance banks are offering up to 100-150 basis points higher interest rate on term deposits over market rates. ... Read More »