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Five banks that offer up to 7% interest on savings accounts

Small finance banks offer higher interest rates on savings accounts compared HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank and Axis Bank

March 03, 2022 / 09:35 AM IST
Keep a part of your surplus income in savings accounts for liquidity and emergencies during uncertain times such as the pandemic or the crisis due to the war between Russia and Ukraine. You will also earn interest income from deposits in savings accounts. Amid falling interest rates, small finance banks offer higher interest rates, as per data compiled by  BankBazaar . Here are the small finance banks and private banks offering the best interest rates on savings accounts.
Keep a part of your surplus income in savings accounts for liquidity and emergencies during uncertain times such as the pandemic or the crisis due to the war between Russia and Ukraine. You will also earn interest income from deposits in savings accounts. Amid falling interest rates, small finance banks offer higher interest rates, as per data compiled by BankBazaar. Here are the small finance banks and private banks offering the best interest rates on savings accounts.
Small finance banks are offering higher interest rates on savings accounts compared to leading private and public sector banks to acquire new retail customers. You should choose a bank with a long-term track record, good service standards, wide branch network and ATM services across cities; a higher interest on savings accounts would be a bonus.
Small finance banks are offering higher interest rates on savings accounts compared to leading private and public sector banks to acquire new retail customers. You should choose a bank with a long-term track record, good service standards, wide branch network and ATM services across cities; a higher interest on savings accounts would be a bonus.

 AU Small Finance Bank  is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000.
AU Small Finance Bank is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,000 to Rs 5,000.
 Ujjivan Small Finance Bank  is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts.
Ujjivan Small Finance Bank is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts.
 Equitas Small Finance Bank  is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 10,000.
Equitas Small Finance Bank is offering interest rates up to 7 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 10,000.
 DCB Bank  offers interest rates of up to 6.75 percent on savings accounts. Among private banks, this bank offers the best interest rates. The minimum balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000.
DCB Bank offers interest rates of up to 6.75 percent on savings accounts. Among private banks, this bank offers the best interest rates. The minimum balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000.
 RBL Bank  is offering interest rates up to 6.25 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000.
RBL Bank is offering interest rates up to 6.25 percent on savings accounts. The average monthly balance requirement is Rs 2,500 to Rs 5,000.
The interest rate on savings accounts for all BSE listed small finance banks and private banks are considered for data compilation. BankBazaar compiled the data as of February 16, 2022. Banks whose websites don't advertise the data are not considered. The minimum balance requirement for the regular savings account and excluding a basic savings bank deposit (BSBD) account is considered.
The interest rate on savings accounts for all BSE listed small finance banks and private banks are considered for data compilation. BankBazaar compiled the data as of February 16, 2022. Banks whose websites don't advertise the data are not considered. The minimum balance requirement for the regular savings account and excluding a basic savings bank deposit (BSBD) account is considered.
Hiral Thanawala is a personal finance journalist with 9 years of reporting experience. Based in Mumbai, he covers financial planning, banking and fintech segments from personal finance team for Moneycontrol.
first published: Mar 3, 2022 09:35 am
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