Deposit account Current Affairs, GK & News
Axis Bank has launched a short-term online fixed deposit product ‘Express FD’ that allows a customer to open a FD account in 3 minutes through the digital mode without opening a savings account with the bank. The new product offers a host of features like attractive interest rates, zero issuance fees and no penalty on ..
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has liberalised the norms for Gold Monetisation Scheme and has directed all lenders to promote and publicise the Gold Monetisation Scheme (GMS) from their branches. This underscores the intent of the RBI to make the Scheme a success. Changes brought in by the RBI The changes brought in by ..
State Bank of India (SBI) has moved to a new interest rate regime on large savings account deposits with balance above Rs 1 lakh as well as short-term loans like overdraft and cash credit. SBI became the first bank in the country which has linked deposit accounts and short term loans to an external benchmark. ..
Government of India (GoI) reduces minimum annual deposit requirement for accounts under Sukanya Samriddhi
The Government of India (GoI) has reduced the minimum annual deposit requirement for accounts under Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana from Rs. 1,000 to Rs. 250. The move will enable more people to take advantage of the girl child savings scheme. The government has amended the Sukanya Samriddhi Account Rules, 2016 for the purpose. The interest rate ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
In a bid to ease the cash crunch, the State Bank of India (SBI) has decided to allow depositors to withdraw cash from its Point of Sale (PoS) devices available with merchants. This “[email protected]” facility will be available for customers of all banks and can be used in about 80% of SBI’s PoS devices across ..
The Union Cabinet has approved a proposal to levy close to 60% deduction on unaccounted deposits in banks above a threshold by amending the Income Tax (I-T) Act. The move was taken amid banks reporting over Rs 21,000 crore being deposited in zero-balance Jan Dhan accounts post demonetisation, which the government doubts to be the laundered black ..
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