Latest Bank FD rates in India indicate that there is an increase in interest rates in the last few days. Several tax free bonds like PFC, IIFCL and NHPC bonds have given tough competition to Banks as they were offering almost similar interest rates, but that comes tax free. Going forward, we expect that Bank FD interest rates may increase.
a) Foreign banks: After a long time, I am seeing that Deutsche Bank has altered its interest rates on positive side. Its 4 years interest rates are increased to 8.5%.
b) Private Banks: There is no positive movement in interest rates under private banks.
c) Public Sector Banks: Bank of Baroda, Canara Bank, Corporation Bank and SBI have increased the interest rates marginally.
a) Foreign Banks: Last month Deutsche Bank has cut down the rates. Even this month they have reduced the interest rates for 1 and 2 years deposits. HSBC too has reduced 1 year interest rate.
b) Private Banks: HDFC and KVB have reduced short term interest rate for 1 year.
c) Public Sector Banks: Last month Andhra Bank offered highest interest rates of 9.5%. This month it slashed it to 9.1%. SBH also reduced 2 to 5 year FD interest rates.
Comparison of latest bank FD interest rates among various banks in India.
The comparison list would help investors to choose the right bank for fixed deposits. Green indicates that the rates have been increased compared to our previous month's article and RED indicates that the rates are reduced comparing to our previous month's article. Myinvestmentideas.com is the only website in India which tracks FD rates month on month and provides whether a particular bank has increased the FD rate or slashed the FD rates. This is a unique feature of this Best Investments blog.
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Latest Bank FD Rates in India (Oct-2013)
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HELLO SIR, I INVEST IN TWO DEBT FUND (1) BIRLA SL SAVING-DIR GROWTH AND (2) ICICI PRU FLEXI INCOME-DIR-GROWTH, I WANT TO KNOW THAT ARE THERE ANY RISK IN INVESTMENT IN THIS TWO FUNDS OR IT IS COMPLETELY SAFE. THANK U
Hi Manish, 1) If you are refering Birla SL Savings fund, this is ultra short term fund. If you are short term investor, you can stay invested. 2) ICICI Pru flexi income is also ultra short term fund. You can stay invested for short term. These are debt funds, hence they are low risk.