By Novantas - Rising Rates and Deposit Pricing: Pacing and Planning Will Pay

The Federal Reserve has just raised its benchmark Fed Funds rate by 25 bp — after seven long years at rock bottom. Overall, banks are breathing a huge sigh of relief, with the expectation of higher loan yields and revenue. But deposit gathering bankers must now face the reality of how to set deposit rates in response to rising interest rates — and in light of significant changes in regulation, competition and customer behavior patterns. Novantas briefly points out views on how this rising rate environment will compare to prior ones, and on the value of nimble planning and smart analytics.