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NRE Fixed Deposit Interest Rates in India – Top 10 Indian Banks

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CSB INTEREST RATES

Deposit interest rates offered by Indian Banks are important for anyone who are looking forward to securing your hard-earned money. Whatever investing options comes and goes deposits in Indian banks are recognized as the best and the safest option to go with. Here in this article we will deal with the top 10 banks which offer the highest Deposit interest rates in the NRE/ NRI Fixed deposit sector.

 
Contrary to what many believe, depositing in SBI or any other nationalized banks are not the best option for you.While some banks offer 8% or 8.5% for your money , some other banks offer deposit interest rates up to 10%. This small variation in interest rates are crucial because a difference of 0.5% interest rate will fetch you around Rs.500 more per year. And in the long run the difference in money that will earn you simply from this increased interest will be enormous. Hence it is always better to make an informed decision to deposit your money at higher rate of interest.

If you are a non-resident Indian, the benefits of making NRE Deposits is enormous. The status of an NRI gets you past the income tax officials as whatever money you sent from abroad is income tax-free and all the interest you earn on it too.All the more reason to invest in  NRE Fixed deposits

To get you on track, i have compiled the top 1o banks in India offering the highest NRE FD Interest rates.

TOP 10 Indian Banks NRE FD Interest rates Comparison

1.  Catholic Syrian Bank (CSB)

The Phenomenal Scheduled bank with more than 93 years of being in the banking business has always been known for the higher deposit interest rates. CSB has an  NRE interest rate offering of 10.1%  for a period of 3- 5 years.

csb10.1%

CSB INTEREST RATES
CSB INTEREST RATES

2. South Indian Bank (SIB)

SIB offers 10% interest rates for an NRE FD for a period of 3 years.

10.0%

3. Federal Bank

Federal Bank offers the highest NRE Fixed deposit interest rates at a period of 1111 days.They offer an interest rate of 10% for any NRE Deposit which has been deposited for 1111 days.

10.0%

FEDERAL BANK NRE DEPOSIT RATE4. ICICI

India’s largest private bank offers an interest rate of up to 9.5% for an NRE Deposit for a period of 3-5 years.

 9.5%

ICICI BANK  INTEREST RATES
ICICI BANK INTEREST RATES

5. Dhanalakshmi Bank (DLB)

Dhanalakshmi Bank offers NRE fixed interest rates of up to 9.5% for a period of 3-5 years.

9.5%

DLB Interest rates
DLB Interest rates

6. IDBI

IDBI offers interest rate of up to 9.5% in the NRE sector for a period of 3-5 years.

 9.5%

IDBI INTEREST RATES
IDBI INTEREST RATES

7. Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB)

Lakshmi Vilas Bank offers an interest rate of 9.5 % for a period of 1 year for NRI citizens for NRE Fixed deposits.

 9.5%

LVB INTEREST RATES
LVB INTEREST RATES

8. Karnataka Bank

Karnataka Bank offers an interest rates of 9.5% for an NRE FD for a period of 3-5 years.

9.5%

KARNATAKA BANK INTEREST RATES
KARNATAKA BANK INTEREST RATES

9. Karur Vysya Bank (KVB)

Karur Vysya Bank offers an interest rate of 9.5% for a period of 1-2 years.

 9.5%

KVB NRE FD RATES
KVB NRE FD RATES

10. Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank (TMB)

Tamilnadu Mercantile Bank offers interest rates of 9.5% in the NRE fixed deposits for a period of 1 year.            

9.5%

TMB INTEREST RATES
TMB INTEREST RATES

 

The listing of above banks is just to make you aware about the best options which you have when you think of depositing your money. Interest rates offered changes with time and all the listed interest rates are as when the post is written. So next time you think about depositing your money, it is time to think about the better interest rates which the Indian banks offers. Also many of the banks above offers better interest rates for a high value deposit ( Probably above 1 crore). For high value deposits, daily quotes are provided which will grant you better returns on your money.

Any additions and clarifications are welcome from your side. we value your ideas. Please feel free to comment about the topic below.

Deepak I am Deepak , an engineer turned banker from Thrissur, Kerala. Apart from being a full time Finance professional in a reputed banking firm, Blogging has always been my passion. I write occasionally at my blog www.finance.net.in. You are welcome to connect With me here on social media. Find me on Google+

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7 Replies to “NRE Fixed Deposit Interest Rates in India – Top…”

  1. SBI only provides us around 8% – 8.5% deposit interest rates for our money.these banks offer above 9.5. Why is there this difference? Why do some banks offer higher deposit interest rate? How are they able to do it?

    1. yes it’s true, i invest some amount in SIB bank thy offer me 10% what i reseve 8.8% only. what i do now, any idea pls tell me some one.????????

  2. I am a non Indian resident and would like to take advantage of the higher fix deposit interest rates the Indian banks are paying these days,so which account should I open and which bank.I am looking at a 1 year tenor.
    Regards

  3. is there any tax for the interest yearned out of FD for NRE or nri account?

    Is there a limit? If I want to invest around 1 cr, am I subject to tax? Should I need to invest it in one name or multiple name in my family?

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