Last chance to invest! SBI's special fixed deposit scheme is closing today, getting more interest

Last chance to invest! SBI's special fixed deposit scheme is closing today, getting more interest

The country's largest public sector bank State Bank of India (SBI) launched a limited period special deposit scheme last month on the occasion of the 75th year of India's independence. The name of this special deposit scheme is SBI Platinum Deposits Scheme. This scheme, which started on 15 August 2021, ends today i.e. on 14 September 2021. This means that if you want to invest in it then today is the last day.

In SBI Platinum Deposit Scheme, customers are getting additional interest benefit. Under this scheme, customers of the bank can get 15 basis points (bps) more interest on fixed deposits. In such a situation, if you want to get FD or want to take a loan, then you can take advantage of this scheme.

SBI Platinum Deposit will get more interest

On investing under this scheme, you will get up to 0.15 percent more interest than normal deposits. Its benefit will be available on investing for Platinum 75 days, Platinum 525 days and Platinum 2250 days. SBI is currently offering a maximum interest of 5.55 percent on deposits (FDs).

Features of Special Deposits Scheme

>> Under SBI Platinum Deposits, the customer can get money fixed for 75 days, 525 days and 2250 days.

>> Domestic Retail Term Deposits including NRE and NRO term deposits (less than Rs.2 crore) can avail this scheme.

>> New and renewal deposits can also be made. There is only term deposit and special term deposit product. NRE deposits are for 525 and 2250 days only.

interest rate

>> SBI gives 3.90 percent interest rate to the general public on the tenure of 75 days. At the same time, it is proposed to pay 3.95 percent interest on Platinum 75 days tenure under the Special Deposit Scheme.

>> At the same time, it is proposed to pay 5.10 percent interest on Platinum 525 days and 5.55 percent on Platinum 2250 days. At present, the bank is giving 5 percent and 5.40 percent interest to the general public on the tenure of 525 days and 2250 days respectively.

>> The rate of interest on term deposits will be paid at monthly / quarterly intervals whereas on special term deposits the rate of interest will be paid on maturity.

>> Interest, net of TDS, will be credited to the customer's account. Premature withdrawal is applicable for term/special term deposits. This branch is available through INB or YONO channels.

Latest SBI FD Interest Rates

SBI is offering interest ranging from 2.9 per cent to 5.4 per cent for general customers with FDs between 7 days to 10 years. Senior citizens will get an additional 50 basis points (bps) on these deposits. These rates are effective from 8 January 2021.

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Sony launches 85-inch 8K LED TV in India for Rs 13 lakh, know what's special in it

Sony launches 85-inch 8K LED TV in India for Rs 13 lakh, know what's special in it

 Sony Bravia XR Master Series 85Z9J 8K LED TV has been launched in India for Rs 12,99,990. The large screen LED television has a resolution of 7,680x4,320 pixels, runs on Android TV software, and is powered by the Sony XR Cognitive Processor. The most expensive TV in the company's product range in India, is now available for sale in India through Sony retail stores, its online stores, leading electronics stores and select e-commerce portals.

Next generation content support in 8k TV

Sony's new TV is equipped with advanced features with 8K resolution and supports next generation content. While the device isn't yet available for 8K content viewing in India, the Sony 85X9J is worth considering if you want to watch high-resolution content at 8K resolution in the future. The Sony 85X9J TV will compete with the 8K option from brands like Samsung, LG and Hisense.

Specifications of Sony Bravia XR Master Series 85Z9J LED TV

The key feature of the Sony 85Z9J TV is its 7,680x4,320-pixel LED screen with support for HDR up to Dolby Vision format. In addition, the TV works on Android TV for smart connectivity with the Google TV interface, and also supports Google Chromecast and Apple AirPlay. The TV is powered by Sony's XR Cognitive processor, which has also been seen at some of the company's other launches this year.

Sony's new TVs have a rated output of 85W through a ten-speaker setup that includes two mid-range drivers, four tweeters and four subwoofers. There's Dolby Atmos audio support, and the TV has 16GB of onboard storage for apps and app data, along with the Google Play Store for apps. The TV also supports local dimming, with a refresh rate of up to 120Hz at Ultra-HD resolution.

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