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01 November 2010

Asia Deposit Rates - Top Bank Deposit Accounts in Asia

01 Nov 2010

Asia Deposit Rates - Top Bank Deposit Accounts in Asia

International Deposit Rates Exchange (IDRE), Australia / UK / USA.

Supplied note:
"Dear Asia Studies WWW Virtual Library, My name is Peter Fiasco and I would like to suggest the following free international financial information web resource
http://www.deposits.org & http://asia.deposits.org
It provides international bank deposit comparison information highlighting best return yields around the world, including country and political risk factors to consider including Asia. It also includes a glossary/dictionary for banking and deposit terms. - pf."

"The International Deposit Rates Exchange (IDRE) was formed in 2009. Our website showcases and compares the leading banking and financial institutions deposit and savings rates. We provide data on various types of deposits by country including but limited to term deposits, fixed deposits, time deposits and certificate of deposit. [ ...] All rates and associated information is provided by our providers and companies from publicly available data on their websites and at local regional branches. We use this data to provide country market, regional and worldwide comparisons to be the one-stop comprehensive reference for deposit rates. [...]."

Site contents:
* Top Bank Deposit Accounts in Asia (Bank, Type of Deposit, Account Details, Currency, Rate p.a./APR);
* Rates By Deposit Type (Time Deposits, Term Deposits, Certificates of Deposits, Fixed Deposits);
* By Asian Country (Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand);
* By Asian Companies (Axis Bank, Baiduri Bank, Bangkok Bank, Bank Mandiri, Bank of China, Bank of India, BPI, Citibank Japan, Habib Bank, Hong Leong Bank, HSBC Hong Kong, IDBI Bank, Industrial Bank, Maybank, OCBC);
* World Deposit Rates - Top Deposit Rates by Country (# Country, # Country Risk Rank [calculated from the Euromoney Bi-Annual Country Risk survey], # Political Risk Score [calculated from a weighted score of 30 across six categories - government stability, regulation/regulatory environment, non-pyament of loans/dividedends/trade-related finance.non-repatriation of capital, corruption perception, information access/transparency and judicial system], # GDP PPP [purchasing power parity] Per Capita [using 2009 IMF figures], # Currency, # Current Max Rate P.A./APR, # Change from last month);
* Regional Deposit Rates (Africa, Asia, Europe, Middle East, North America, Australia/Oceania, South America).

URL http://asia.deposits.org

Internet Archive (web.archive.org) [the site was not archived at the time of this abstract]

Link reported by: Peter Fiasco (peterfiasco--at--financialadvisory.com)

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