Clients Increase the Sums of Their Deposits
During the summer of 2013 the average sum of foreign currency deposits in Platinum Bank has grown by a third. Clients especially prefer the deposits with monthly interest payments for the time period of 6 months and more.
According to the inner data of the bank, during these 2.5 months the average sum of the deposits in foreign currency has increased by a third, compared to this indicator in 2012. This proves that the level of clients’ trust towards the banking system has grown, which has positive influence on the stability of these financial structures.
Taking into account the interests of customers to long-term deposits, the bank offers interest rates of deposit programs with prolongation. Thus, the average rate on deposits in local currency increased by 19% to 21.5%. The interest rate on dollar deposits will increase to 10.5% for the contribution of the long term.
In addition, when rollover contribution or when placed in the Internet Bank Platinum Click the client receives a bonus - 0.5%.
“Increased demand for deposit programmes with the term of six months and more we’ve been observing since the beginning of summer. It must be mentioned, that this trend makes us very happy. It proves that our people understand: money must work and bring profit, and not just lie at home in a “stash”. The fact that they prefer deposits with the term of six months and longer shows that people are ready for the long-term cooperation with the bank and look confidently into the future, they are not afraid of what tomorrow might bring. We, in our turn, can provide them with safekeeping of their savings and with profit”, - comments Andrzej Olejnik, Platinum Bank Chief Marketing Officer.
Thus, by the beginning of August 2013, the changes in Platinum Bank USD deposit portfolio were observed. The USD portfolio grew by 23% in comparison with the USD deposits made during the summer of 2012. At that, the main part is comprised of the deposits with monthly payment of interest.
NOTE TO EDITORS:
Platinum Bank (www.platinumbank.com.ua) — is a specialized retail bank, which since 2005 has been offering deposit and loan products for individuals through a network of branches and points of sale across Ukraine. Major shareholders of Platinum Bank are international investment funds Horizon Capital, East Capital Financials Fund, bank management and IFC (World Bank subsidiary).
Platinum Bank is listed in the TOP-10 of the most reliable banks (according to the “Expert” publication).
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