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CD rates for Dec. 20, 2012

Sheyna Steiner

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  • 0.28% (1-year CD yields)
  • 0.91% (5-year CD yields)

Once again, rates on certificates of deposit were mostly unchanged in the weekly rate survey.

The average one-year CD yield did slip 1 basis point to 0.28 percent. A basis point is one-hundredth of 1 percentage point. All other maturities are the same as last week. The average five-year yield is unchanged at 0.91 percent for the second week.

For deposits of $100,000, the average one-year jumbo CD yield is unchanged at 0.31 percent. The five-year jumbo yield also stayed put at 0.92 percent.

The average money market account yield is 0.11 percent for the ninth straight week.

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