The Final Rule redefined the “national rate” as the average of rates paid by all insured depository institutions and credit unions for which data is available, with rates weighted by each institution’s share of domestic deposits.What are the interest rate restrictions?
The interest rate restrictions generally limit a less than well capitalized institution from soliciting deposits by offering rates that significantly exceed rates in its prevailing market.When did the FDIC start posting the national rate and rate cap?
The FDIC began posting the National Rate and Rate Cap on May 18, 2009. Data is not available prior to May 18, 2009.What is the rate cap for non-maturity deposits?
The national rate cap for non-maturity deposits is the higher of the national rate plus 75 basis points or the federal funds rate plus 75 basis points. A less than well capitalized institution may use the “local rate cap” in place of the national rate cap for deposits gathered from within the institution’s local market area.