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Best fixed deposit rate: Which bank is offering the highest FD interest rates and on which tenure

Best fixed deposit rate: SBI, Yes Bank to Kotak: Which bank is offering the highest FD interest rates and on which tenure? List of 13 banks here

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Best fixed deposit rate: List of 13 banks offering the best FD rates.

Best fixed deposit rate: Bank fixed deposits (FDs) are popular among investors seeking stable returns and capital preservation. These are considered low-risk investments because they offer guaranteed returns. There is insurance of up to 5 lakh of deposit with a particular bank in case the bank defaults in payment of the deposit. The deposits are insured by the Deposit Insurance and Credit Guarantee Corporation Limited (DICGC). 

Which banks are offering the best FD rates?

The banks offering the best FD rates can vary depending on various factors, and the specific tenure of the fixed deposit. Some banks in India known for offering competitive FD rates include: Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC Bank, Axis Bank, ICICI Bank, State Bank of India (SBI), Punjab National Bank (PNB), IDFC First Bank, Yes Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, RBL Bank, DCB Bank.

RBL Bank offers an interest rate of 8.10% for deposits ranging from 546 days to 24 months (18 months to 24 months). DCB Bank provides an interest rate of 8% for deposits lasting from 25 months to 26 months.

Induslnd Bank offers an interest rate of 7.75% for various durations: 1 Year to below 1 Year 6 Months, 1 Year 6 Months to below 1 Year 7 Months, and 1 Year 7 Months up to 2 Years.

IDFC First Bank provides an interest rate of 7.75% for deposits lasting from 549 days to 2 years. Yes Bank offers an interest rate of 7.75% for deposits between 18 months and less than 24 months.

Punjab National Bank offers an interest rate of 7.25% for deposits lasting 400 days. Bank of Baroda provides an interest rate of 7.25% for deposits above 2 years and up to 3 years.

SBI offers an interest rate of 7% for deposits lasting from 2 years to less than 3 years.

HDFC Bank offers an interest rate of 7.25% for deposits ranging from 18 months to less than 21 months.

ICICI Bank offers an interest rate of 7.20% for deposits ranging from 15 months to less than 18 months and another 7.20% for deposits ranging from 18 months to 2 years. Axis Bank offers an interest rate of 7.20% for deposits lasting less than 18 months but more than 17 months.

Kotak Mahindra Bank provides an interest rate of 7.40% for deposits lasting 390 days (12 months 24 days) and 7.40% for deposits ranging from 391 days to less than 23 months. Punjab & Sind Bank provides an interest rate of 7.40% for deposits lasting 444 days.

SBI, Yes Bank to Kotak: List of 13 banks offering the best FD rates

RBL Bank 8.10% (546 days to 24 months (18 months to 24 months)

DCB Bank 8% (25 months to 26 months)

Induslnd Bank 7.75 (1 Year to below 1 Year 6 Months, 1 Year 6 Months to below 1 Year 7 Months, 1 Year 7 Months up to 2 Years)

IDFC First Bank 7.75 (549 days- 2 years)

Yes Bank 7.75 (18 months < 24 months)

Punjab & Sind Bank 7.40 (444 Days)

Kotak Mahindra Bank 7.40% (390 Days (12 months 24 days)

Kotak Mahindra Bank 7.40% (391 Days - Less than 23 Months )

Punjab National Bank 7.25 (400 Days)

Bank of Baroda 7.25 (Above 2 Years and up to 3 Years)

HDFC Bank 7.25% (18 months to < 21 months )

ICICI Bank 7.20% (15 months to < 18 months )

ICICI Bank 7.20% 18 months to 2 years 

Axis Bank 7.20% (17 months < 18 months)

SBI 7% (2 years to less than 3 years )

However, it's important to note that these rates can change frequently. It's advisable to check with specific banks or financial institutions directly for the most current FD rates before making any investment decisions.

(Note: All these data are sourced from the bank's respective websites)

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