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Ever since RBI's last policy meeting on January 25, where it raised its benchmark rates, almost all the banks have hiked their deposit rates.

While PNB raised its benchmark prime lending rate (BPLR) by 50 basis points to 13 per cent, Allahabad Bank increased it by 25 basis points to 13.50 per cent.
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State-run Bank of Baroda and Canara Bank announced an increase in their benchmark prime lending rate by 0.5 per cent with effect from Friday.

Following a mandate by the Reserve Bank of India, banks have added an extra security layer to phone banking transactions.
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The short-term lending (repo) rate has been hiked to 6.50 per cent and the borrowing (reverse repo) to 5.50 per cent, a move that will make funds expensive for banks.
Mobile banking recently got a boost with the introduction of Inter-bank Mobile Payment Service, a real-time electronic fund-transfer service.