Interest rates on most small savings schemes hiked up to 0.7%

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Interest rates on most small savings schemes hiked up to 0.7%

Saturday, 01 April 2023 | PTI | New Delhi

The Government on Friday raised interest rates on most post office savings schemes by up to 0.7 per cent for the April-June 2023 quarter in line with the firming of interest rates in the economy.

While the interest rates for popular PPF and savings deposits have been retained at 7.1 per cent and 4 per cent, respectively, there has been an increase between 0.1 per cent and 0.7 per cent in other saving schemes, a Finance Ministry statement said. The highest increase was in the interest rate of the National Savings Certificate, which will now attract 7.5 per cent  for the April 1-June 30, 2023 period.

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