HDFC Bank cuts rates on certain savings accounts
Thu Aug 17 2017
Rajesh Sharma (2003 articles)

HDFC Bank cuts rates on certain savings accounts

REUTERS – HDFC Bank Ltd (HDBK.NS) on Thursday cut interest rates on most of its savings accounts to 3.5 percent from 4 percent.

Customers with savings bank account balance of 5 million rupees ($ 77,924.10) and above will continue to earn interest at 4 percent per annum, the lender said in a statement. bit.ly/2vFvjaF

State Bank of India (SBI.NS) had cut deposit rates on most of its savings accounts to a six-year low last month to boost net interest margins, prior to the interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India.

Lenders such as Yes Bank Ltd (YESB.NS) and Axis Bank Ltd (AXBK.NS) among others have also cut interest rates on certain savings accounts.

Rajesh Sharma

Rajesh Sharma

Rajesh Sharma is Correspondent for Stock Market of South East Asia based in Mumbai. He has been covering Asian markets for more than 5 years.

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