National CD rates for March 15, 2012

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  • 0.34% (1-year CD yields)
  • 1.14% (5-year CD yields)

There is not much movement on rates for certificates of deposit, or CDs, this week.

The average five-year CD yield dropped 1 basis point to 1.14 percent. A basis point is one-hundredth of a percent.

All other terms surveyed remain unchanged from last week. The average one-year CD yield is 0.34 percent for the fourth consecutive week.

For deposits of $100,000, the average one-year jumbo CD yield is 0.36 percent for the second week. The five-year jumbo CD yield is 1.17 percent, also for the second week.

The average money market account yield remains 0.14 percent.




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Product Rate Change Last week
1 Year CD 0.90%  0.01 0.89%
2 Year CD 1.03%  0.02 1.01%
5 Year CD 1.59% --0.00 1.59%
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