The Citibank Term Deposit is a no fee, low risk investment with guaranteed returns. Lock in a competitive 2.95% p.a. The minimum investment is $75,000 and the investment term is 6 months. This rate applies to investments up to $2,000,000.
What are the features of the Citibank Term Deposit?
The Citibank Term Deposit currently pays you 2.95% p.a. interest when you invest more than $75,000 for 6 months.
Interest rates are subject to change outside of your fixed period. Prior to opening your term deposit, you will be able to confirm the interest rate you lock in for the fixed period.
Get 2.95% p.a. on a 6 month term deposit for balances >$75,000
Your term deposit balance will accrue interest at 2.95% p.a. The 2.95% p.a. interest rate applies to term deposit terms of 6 months only. You must invest more than $75,000 when you open the Citibank term deposit to take advantage of the promotional rate.
Applies to a maximum balance of $2,000,000
The 2.95% p.a. rate of interest applies to balances up to $2,000,000.
It's a fixed investment
A Citibank Term Deposit is a fixed investment, your money is locked away for 6 months. You can withdraw your money early; however, penalties may apply.
Making your initial deposit
You can make deposits to the Citibank Term Deposit by cheque or by telegraphic transfer from a bank account.
31 day notice period
This term deposit has a 31 day notice period. You have to tell Citibank 1 month in advance if you want to make a withdrawal. If you want to withdraw your money and there’s less than a month till your term deposit matures, Citibank will pay you out upon maturity. Citibank is not obliged to honour requests to release your term deposit balance early, Citibank give special consideration if you need your money due to financial hardship.
$0 Setup and account-keeping fees
You won’t pay any establishment fees and monthly service fees when you open this Citibank Term Deposit.
How is my interest paid?
You can choose to have interest paid every 3 months or when the term deposit matures. Upon maturity, interest payments can be reinvested to the term deposit or you can have interest paid to a Citibank transaction or savings account with on call access and reinvest the principal.
After 6 months when the Citibank Term Deposit matures your money is automatically reinvested in a term deposit with the same term and notice period.
5 day grace period after reinvestment
Citibank give you a grace period of 5 business days in which you can make withdrawals, transfers and deposits. The grace period starts when you original Citibank term deposit matures and rolls over to a new investment.
Contact Citibank in writing
You must contact Citibank in writing if you wish to withdraw your money during the grace period. Citibank must receive your correspondence 2 business days before your term deposit matures.
- A fixed interest rate
- Guaranteed returns over a fixed 6 month term on balances over $75,000
- Competitive 2.95% p.a. for 6 months
- $0 Establishment or account-keeping fees
- $75,000 minimum investment required
What you’ll need to know before applying for the Citibank Term Deposit
To take advantage of Citibank’s 2.95% p.a. for 6 months term deposit offer, click "Go to Site" to be directed to the Citibank website to submit an online enquiry.
Enter your name, contact number, email address and preferred contact time and a Citibank representative will be in touch to assist you opening the account.
Eligibility to apply
The Citibank Term Deposit has the following eligibility requirements.
- Minimum age. You must be over the age of 18 to apply for this term deposit.
- Residency. You must be an Australian resident.
- Minimum investment. You must be able to meet the minimum deposit requirements by investing more than $75,000.
Documentation for your application
You need to provide identification to register as a new Citibank customer and open a term deposit.
- Tax File Number (TFN). If you don’t provide your TFN or TFN exemption code, Citibank will withhold tax on the interest you earn at the marginal tax rate.
- Identification. Citibank need to verify your identity before you can make deposits to your term deposit. You can do this online, at a Citibank branch or Australia Post retail outlet.
What happens after I submit the enquiry?
A Citibank representative will get in touch with you at the time you prefer. They will discuss your investment options and the next steps required to open the 6 month term deposit.