Sony Bank Starts the Special Charity Program for the Summer 2011 Bonus Season
May 30, 2011
Sony Bank Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Sony Financial Holdings, today announced the start of the special charity programs for the summer 2011 with the aim of supporting reconstruction of the disaster-stricken area affected by the Great East Japan Earthquake, starting from June 6, 2011.
The major programs are as follows.
- Special Bonus Season Interest Rates on Yen Time Deposits and Thrift Saving Deposits
Sony Bank will offer special interest rates on yen time deposits (6-month and 1-year) and thrift saving deposits (1-year) initiated between June 6, 2011 and August 31, 2011.
Furthermore, Sony Bank will donate an equivalent amount of 0.01% of the total amount of time deposits received from customers during the above period, through the Japan Red Cross for the Great East Japan Earthquake relief aid.
- A ¥500-Cash Back to Customers Who Transfer Money from Other Financial Institutions
Sony Bank will cash back ¥500 to all customers who transfer ¥1 million or more at a time from other financial institutions to Sony Bank's yen ordinary deposit account once during the above period. Moreover, Sony Bank will donate ¥100 for every ¥500 cash back to customers, through the Japan Red Cross.
Note: This is an English-language summary of a Japanese announcement made by Sony Bank on May 30, 2011. The summary was prepared by Sony Financial Holdings Inc. solely for convenience of non-Japanese readers.