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Small Savings Scheme interest rates for the period - July to September 2021

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 Small Savings Scheme interest rates for the period - July to September 2021  Small Savings interest rates for the Q2FY22(July to September) have been announced recently. It is noteworthy that the interest rates for Small Savings Scheme would be announced by every quarter. According to the recent report, the interest rates will remain same as last time(April to June 2021).  Generally Savings Account Deposit, Recurring Deposit, Term Deposits, Monthly Income Scheme(MIS), NSC, Kisan Vikas Patra, Public Provident Fund(PPF) are coming under the Small Savings Scheme. Small Savings Schemes are available in Post Offices and Banks across India. Senior Citizens Savings Scheme(SCSS), Sukanya Samriddhi for the Girl Child were also included in the Small Savings Category. It is noteworthy that the interest rates on small savings has been declining over the past few years. This lead and attracts to invest in Low risk product mutual funds like Liquid Funds and Debt Funds(Low to Moderate) in the curren

Small Savings Scheme interest rates for the period - January to March 2021

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 Small Savings Scheme interest rates for the period - January to March 2021  The Change of interest rates for the Small Savings Scheme in India were announced quarterly. Generally the Postal Office schemes and Bank deposits are come under the Small Savings scheme. It is noteworthy that the Central bank(Reserve Bank of India) has been lowering the interest rates on Bank deposits for the past few years. Interest rates on Small savings scheme for the Fourth quarter of the current Financial year 2020-21 have been announced. It is said that the interest rate will continue as the same declared in October - December 2020 quarter. So, it's unchanged on rates for the Q4FY21. For the Savings account, the interest rate is said to be about 4 Percent. However, it will vary from bank to bank. The One year Term Deposit rate comes with 5.5 Percent. For the Two years and Three years Term deposit, the rates are considered as 5.5 Percent.    It was about 6.7 Percent for the 5 Years Term Deposit savin

Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes - October 2019

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Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes - October 2019 The Small Savings Scheme interest rate for Banks and Postal have been announced. While Interest rates for Small savings Schemes are low, still the interest rates for Provident Fund, Sukanya Samriddhi and Senior Citizen Savings were good in the face of Low Inflation. There is no change in the interest rate for the Period between October and December 2019. However in the current economic situation, the interest rate for small savings scheme seems Reasonable. The said rates for the July - September 2019 is to be followed in the current Quarter (October to December 2019) also. Generally, when the interest rate decreases, the Bond yield will increase. Similarly, if the interest rate increases, then the bond yield will decrease. In the Current Scenario, the Bank Repo rate seems low and Rate cut is also happening. One can use the Debt Funds through Mutual Funds in this Situation. The interest rate for small savings scheme has been slight

Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes from July 2019

Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes from July 2019 The Government of India has announced interest rates for Small Savings Schemes for the period of July - September 2019. It is noteworthy that the interest rates on Small savings have been reduced over the past few years. The interest rate for Small savings scheme has been lowered by 10 basis points in January - March and April - June Period. For the current period, the interest rate on Sr. Citizen's Five Years Plan has been reduced to 8.60 percent from 8.70 percent. The National Savings Certificate (NSC) were stood at 8 percent in the March - June Quarter, which is now 7.90 percent for the period of July - September. Sukanya Samriddhi now comes with an interest rate of 8.40 percent, earlier it was 8.50 percent. For the 5 years Monthly Income Scheme (MIS), the new interest rate will be 7.60 percent and for 5 years Term Deposit, it comes with 7.70 Percent. The said above interest rates for Small Savings Scheme will come into eff

Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes from April 2019

Interest rates for Small Savings Schemes from April 2019 The Ministry of Finance announcing its interest rates for Small Savings Scheme once in three months. If there is any change in the interest rate, they are applicable only for a period of three months. Recently, the Ministry of Finance said in its statement that there is no change in the rates for the period of April - June 2019, and the same interest rates in the last quarter will continue now. The Current interest rate changes were announced for the Period April to June, is for the first quarter of the Financial Year 2019-20 (Q1FY20). Last time, there is a slight change in the interest rates for the small savings Term Deposit Scheme. For the Quarter of January to March 2019, there is 7 percent rate for the one year term deposit. As it was seen earlier with 6.9 percent in the October - December 2018 period. For the 3 years Term Deposit scheme, the interest rate was seen as 7.20 percent in the Q3FY19 and then it was reduced in the

Interest rate hike for Small savings scheme for Q3FY19

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Interest rate hike for Small savings scheme for Q3FY19   The Last trading day of this week (21-09-2018), Nifty50 and Sensex tumbled down and finally settled with (-0.81 % Nifty) and (-0.75 % Sensex) respectively. Today afternoon the sensex went down above 1000 points ( 35,993) as compared with the previous close of (37,121) and Nifty50 also down from the high of 11,346 points to the day's low of 10,866 , but finally Nifty50 closed with 11143 points. DHFL (Deewan Housing) crashed and closed with 42 percent down on the panic news on Default rumours of DHFL bonds. The bond yield is also in the rising rates and presently the 10 year bond yield is trading above the 8 percent. Yesterday, the Government also announced the small savings interest rate for the period of October - December 2018. The upcoming Q3FY19 interest rates are published with a better rates as compared with the previous quarter (June - September). PPF (Public Provident Fund) and NSC (National Savings Certificate) inte