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Opening an NRE Fixed Deposit? Compare Interest Rates among Banks

NRE Fixed deposits are one of the best options for NRIs. It's safe, offer fixed and good returns and most importantly interest earned on NRE fixed deposit are not taxable in India. On top of that, you can also repatriate (send money to overseas from India) both principle and interest. Still, there are a couple of things every NRI should know about NRE fixed deposit before booking. Most important of them is that minimum tenor for earning the interest on NRE Fixed Deposits is 1 year. If you withdraw or break your NRE FD before 1 year then no interest will be paid.
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