Bad News: HDFC Bank cuts savings account interest rate by 50 basis points
Customers having balance account below Rs 50 lakh will earn interest rates the new interest rate of 3.50% per annum - a 50 basis points cut from previous rate.
- HDFC Bank cuts savings bank interest rate by 50 bps
- Savings account below Rs 50 lakh to earn rates of 3.50% per annum
- Six banks have already cut savings bank interest rate
HDFC Bank on Thursday joined six other banks in cutting interest rates on certain savings accounts.
HDFC Bank said that customers maintaining savings bank account balance of Rs 50 lakh and above will continue to earn interest rates at 4% per annum while customers having balance account below Rs 50 lakh will earn interest rates at 3.50% per annum - a 50 basis points cut from previous rate.
Revised interest rates will be applicable to both Resident and Non-resident customers.
This new revision of interest rates in HDFC Bank's savings account will come into effect from August 19, 2017.
Till now State Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Axis Bank, Indian Bank, Karnataka Bank and Yes Bank had made 50 basis point revision in their savings bank interest rates.