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Fixed Deposit FD Interest Rates Offered By Corporates, Companies, NBFCs


Interest rates on corporate fixed deposits depend on the profits posted by the companies.

Fixed deposits (FDs) are not only offered by banks but also by companies. In fact, the interest rates offered on company fixed deposits are higher than those on bank fixed deposits. However, the risks involved in corporate fixed deposits are much higher than in bank FDs. While returns on bank FDs are assured, the interest rates on corporate fixed deposits depend on the profits posted by the companies. That is why experts advise investors to exercise caution when investing in company fixed deposits.

(Also Read: When Gold Investments Act Like Fixed Deposits In State Bank Of India)

Non-banking finance companies such as Bajaj Finserv, Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DHFL) and Shriram Transport Finance Company Limited offer the option of opening a fixed deposit.

(Also Read: Interest Rates Offered By Banks On Fixed Deposits Below Rs. 1 Crore)

Given below are FD interest rates paid by Bajaj Finserv, DHFL and Shriram Transport Finance Company:

Bajaj Finserv

The FD interest rates according to Bajaj Finserv’s website – bajajfinserv.in:

Tenor in Months Minimum deposit (in Rs.) Cumulative Non-Cumulative
      Monthly Quarterly Half-yearly Yearly
12 – 23 25,000 8.00% 7.72% 7.77% 7.85% 8.00%
24 – 35   8.15% 7.88% 7.93% 8.00% 8.15%
36 – 60   8.75% 8.42% 8.48% 8.57% 8.75%
Special tenors scheme
15 Months 100,000 8.05% 7.77% 7.82% 7.89% 8.05%

(Also Read: When Public Provident Fund (PPF) Works Like Fixed Deposit)

Dewan Housing Finance Limited (DHFL)

The FD interest rates according to DHFL’s website – dhfl.com:

Fixed Deposit for Individuals
Interest Rates for Single Deposit < Rs. 5 Cr.
Tenure (Months) Cumulative Non-Cumulsative For Privilege Customers Renewals
Monthly Quarterly Half Yearly Yearly Additional interest of 0.40% Additional interest of 0.15% where, deposit is renewed on or before the maturity date
12 8.15% 7.85% 7.90% 7.95% 8.15%
13# 8.15% 7.85% 7.90% 7.95% 8.15%
14 8.25% 7.95% 8.00% 8.05% 8.25%
18 $ 8.30% 8.00% 8.05% 8.10% 8.30%
24 8.40% 8.10% 8.15% 8.20% 8.40%
36 8.70% 8.35% 8.40% 8.50% 8.70%
40 8.75% 8.40% 8.45% 8.55% 8.75%
48 / 60 8.70% 8.35% 8.40% 8.50% 8.70%
72 / 84 8.70% 8.35% 8.40% 8.50% 8.70%
96/ 108/ 120 8.30% 8.00% 8.05% 8.10% 8.30%

Shriram Transport Finance Company

The FD interest rates according to Shriram Transport Finance Company’s website – stfc.in:

INTEREST RATES-ON FRESH DEPOSITS/RENEWALS (w.e.f. 15th Jun 2018)
NORMAL SCHEME
  Non-Cumulative Deposits Cumulative Deposit
Period (months) Monthly % P. A Quarterly % P. A Half yearly % P. A Yearly % P.A Rate (P.A at Effective Yield maturity value
          Monthly rests) % P. A for ? 5000/-
12 7.49 7.54 7.61 7.75 7.49 7.75 5,388
24 7.72 7.77 7.85 8 7.72 8.32 5,832
36 8.28 8.34 8.42 8.6 8.28 9.36 6,404
48 8.28 8.34 8.42 8.6 8.28 9.78 6,956
60 8.28 8.34 8.42 8.6 8.28 10.21 7,553

(Also Read: HDFC Bank Hikes Fixed Deposit Interest Rates)

Corporate fixed deposits tend to deduct the TDS (tax deducted at source) if the annual interest exceeds Rs. 5,000. There is no capital gains tax on these deposits. (Also Read: Post Office Saving Schemes – Interest Rates On Nine Accounts Compared)



Updated: November 10, 2018 — 6:57 am

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