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SBI announces fees waiver, lower rates to commemorate Independence Day


State Bank of India announced concessional interest rates, waiver of processing charges on loans and higher deposit rates on specific tenures to commemorate India’s 75th Independence day.

SBI said it will waive processing fees for its car loan customers, and has offered up to 90% on-road financing for their car loans. Customers applying for a car loan through the bank’s YONO app will get a special interest concession of 25 basis points (bps). YONO users can avail car loans at an interest rate starting at 7.5 per cent per annum, the bank said.

Customers looking for gold loans will get a 75 basis point reduction in the interest rates at 7.50%. One basis points is 0.01 percentage point. No processing fees will be charged for customers applying for gold loans through the YONO app.

The bank had announced a waiver on processing fees on home loans till August 31, 2021. Its home loan starts at 6.70% per annum.

There will be no processing fees charged on personal and pension loan customers.

Frontline healthcare workers will get a 50 basis point concession on personal loans, which will soon be available for application under car and gold loans as well.

SBI is also introducing a ‘platinum term deposits’ for retail depositors giving customers an additional interest rate of up to 15 bps on term deposits for 75 days, 75 weeks, and 75 months tenors starting August 15, 2021 to September 14, 2021.

“We believe that these offerings will help customers to save more on their loans and at the same time add value to their festive celebrations,” the bank’s managing director for retail and digital banking C S Setty said in a release.



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