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CD rates for April 18, 2013

Sheyna Steiner

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  • 0.25% (1-year CD yields)
  • 0.8% (5-year CD yields)

Yields on certificates of deposit mostly stayed put this week. The average five-year CD yield fell 1 basis point to 0.8 percent. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percentage point. The average one-year CD yield was unchanged at 0.25 percent.

CD rates were unchanged on the jumbo side. The average one-year yield on a $100,000 deposit was 0.28 percent for the second week. The average five-year yield was 0.83 percent.

For the 15th straight week, the average money market account yield was 0.12 percent.

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