SBI cuts deposit rates by 0.25 pc

Senior citizens will get additional benefits

SBI cuts deposit rates by 0.25 pc

 
For a tenure of 181 days to less than one year, the rate has been reduced from 6.50 per cent to 6.25 per cent, while for one year to less than two years, it has been cut from 7.25 per cent to 7 per cent, the bank said in a statement. For two years to less than 1,000 days, the new rate is 7.25 per cent against 7.50 per cent, while for a 1,000-day tenure, the rate has been reduced from 7.75 per cent to 7.50 per cent. For 1,001 days to less than 3 years, the new rate is 7.25 per cent from the earlier 7.50 per cent. For three years to less than five years, the rate has been reduced to 7.25 per cent from 7.50 per cent and for five years to less than eight years, the rate has been reduced from 8 per cent to 7.75 per cent, the statement said.

For a tenure of 8 years and up to 10 years, the new rate is eight per cent against 8.25 per cent, it added.

An additional 0.50 per cent for deposits of resident Indian senior citizens for tenures of one year and above would continue for term deposits of amount below Rs 1 crore, it said.

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