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Interest rates on deposits 2017May

Published on 07/05/2017
The remuneration on bank deposits is almost unchanged in May
The average interest rate on bank deposits decreases very slightly in May (0.71%, down from 0.72% in April). This movement is observed on household deposits (0.95%, down from 0.96%) and on non-financial corporations deposits (0.38%, down from 0.39%). The most noticeable movements are observed on the term accounts, whose rates of remuneration decrease by 3 to 4 basis points depending on the terms for households, and by 2 basis points for non-financial corporations, whatever the term.
Interest rates on outstanding amounts of deposits in percentage and seasonally adjusted (a)

May-2016 Mar-2017 Apr- 2017 (e) May-2017 (f)
Average interest rates on bank deposits 0.84 0.75 0.72 0.71
Households 1.05 0.97 0.96 0.95
of which : - overnight deposits 0.04 0.03 0.04 0.03
- accounts with agreed maturity up to 2 years (g) 1.44 1.27 1.21 1.18
- accounts with agreed maturity over 2 years (g) 2.43 2.00 1.96 1.92
- regulated savings accounts (b) 0.80 0.79 0.79 0.79
of which : passbooks A 0.75 0.75 0.75 0.75
- ordinary savings passbooks 0.48 0.31 0.31 0.30
- home savings plans 2.77 2.73 2.73 2.72
NFC 0.58 0.41 0.39 0.38
of which : - overnight deposits 0.17 0.12 0.12 0.11
- accounts with agreed maturity up to 2 years (g) 0.72 0.43 0.40 0.38
- accounts with agreed maturity over 2 years (g) 2.04 1.77 1.74 1.72
For information :
minimum bid rate in the Eurosystem tenders 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
3-month Euribor (c) -0.26 -0.33 -0.33 -0.33
performance of the Constant Maturity Rate of 5 years (c), (d) -0.17 0.07 -0.01 -0.11
a. Interest rates presented here are effective rates calculated by dividing the accrued interest flows months under review to the monthly average of the corresponding outstanding amounts. For the different types of deposits, including step-up deposits, they correspond to the average conditions practiced during the month under review by the French credit institutions on deposits of non-financial corporations and households (including non-profit institutions serving households) residents.

b. Regulated rates passbooks include passbooks A, blue passbooks, sustainable development passbooks, home savings plans, youth passbooks and people's savings passbooks.

c. Monthly average.

d. Constant Maturity Rate of 5 years. Source: Bond Standardization Committee.

e. Revised data.

f. Provisional data.

g. Including taxed saving books, other special saving accounts, people saving plans (PEP) and subordinated loans.
Source : Banque de France
Remuneration for deposits with monetary financial institutions
Accounts with agreed maturity up to 2 years and deposits, seasonally adjusted
In %
Livret A and Ordinary savings passbooks



In %
PEL
In %
* The regulatory formula of the rate of the PEL (home savings plans)

is the maximum of the following two terms:

- 70% 5-year swap rate + 30% (10-year swap rate - 2-year swap rate),rounded up to the nearest 1/4 percentage point,

- 1 %

Source and calculation: Banque de France
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