A group of China’s largest state-run banks have cut deposit rates for the first time in seven years in a bid to boost its flagging economy, The Financial Times reported.
Interest rates for three-year deposits were cut by 0.15 percentage points to 2.6%, said the report, by the likes of Bank of China, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of Communications and the Agricultural Bank of China. Rates for three-year certificates of deposit were also lowered by 0.1 percentage points to 1.45 per cent, it added.
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