Must read! This is how you can get more interest on bank savings

Here is a way by which you can avail higher interest rates on bank savings than what is being offered in the market right now.

Updated: Jun 04, 2016, 09:24 AM IST
Must read! This is how you can get more interest on bank savings

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Here is a good news for those searching for higher interest rates on their money savings. Here is a way by which you can avail higher interest rates on bank savings than what is being offered in the market right now.

How to avail higher interest rates?

Now popular mobile-wallet company MobiKwik is offering an interest rate of 6 percent which is much more than what the banks are offering currently.

MobiKwik on Wednesday said it will offer 6 percent annual interest on the account balance to its mobile wallet users.

The company, which competes with Alibaba-backed Paytm, has over 30 million wallet users in the country. MobiKwik claims it is growing at 250 percent per year and expects to touch 70 million users by the end of 2017.

"This is the first time in India that users can get higher profits than institutional savings on their mobile wallet balance," MobiKwik said in a statement.

To avail the 6 percent annual return, users would have to maintain an average of Rs 5,000 or more in their wallets per month.

"Profits will be credited to users' MobiKwik accounts on a monthly basis only. The announcement is part of the company's plan to expand its services across solutions like instant micro loans," it said.

This would mean a user maintaining a monthly balance of Rs 5,000 a month would get a reward of Rs 25 per month in his/her wallet.

"This announcement marks the revolutionary transformation of MobiKwik into a digital institution to fulfil every Indian's end-to-end financial needs by offering micro loans, profits on wallet balance and cashless transactions.

(With PTI inputs)