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State Bank of India reduces lending rates by 5 bps on home, vehicle loans

Mumbai: India's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Thursday announced reduction of interest rates on home and automobile loans by five basis points (bps) or 0.05 percent. One bps is one-hundredth of a percentage point.

In a statement issued here the bank said, it has reduced home loan interest rates to 8.30 percent.

Similarly, automobile loan is now offered at a starting interest rate of 8.70 percent per annum compared to earlier 8.75 perccent.



With this reduction, SBI's offering in home loan is the lowest in the market. The new rates will be effective from 1 November, the SBI claimed.

The effective interest rate for all eligible salaried customers will be 8.30 percent per annum for loans upto Rs 30 lakh.

Rates have been reduced by five bps in all the brackets.

Over and above of 8.30 percent rate, an eligible home loan customer can also avail of an interest subsidy of Rs 2.67 lakh under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme.

For car loan customers, the loan amount ranges from 8.70 percent per annum to 9.20 percent per annum compared to earlier range of 8.75 percent to 9.25 percent.

The exact rate depends on the amount of loan and the credit score of the individual.

Published Date: Nov 02, 2017 18:05 PM | Updated Date: Nov 02, 2017 18:54 PM

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