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National CD rates for March 5, 2015

Interest Rate Roundup

Compare CD rates nationally and in your area.

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  • 1-year CD yields: 0.27%
  • 5-year CD yields: 0.88%

Rates on certificates of deposit were a mixed bag in this week's rate survey.

Unchanged for the fourth week, the average one-year CD yield was 0.27 percent. The average five-year yield gained 1 basis point this week; it's now 0.88 percent.

A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percent.

For a deposit of $100,000, the average one-year jumbo CD will be slightly more rewarding. The average yield was up 1 basis point to 0.3 percent. For the seventh week in a row, the average five-year jumbo CD yield was 0.92 percent.

The average money market yield was 0.09 percent, where it has been for 21 weeks.

 

 

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