Interest rates on FCNR (B) deposits for the tenor of 3 yrs and above has been increased by 100 basis points (bps) across all nine currencies. In respect of NRE Deposits, the rates have been hiked for the tenor of more than 3 years up to 7 years by upto 25 bps to 50 bps. The Bank is now offering a peak interest rate of 9.5% on NRE deposits as a result of the above revision.
No premature penalty shall be levied on retail NRI deposits.
The revised rates, which take effect from August 20, 2013, shall be valid up to November 30, 013 subject to review.