Singapore Savings Bond May 2023 – 3.03% to 3.07% P.A.
May 2023’s Singapore Savings Bond (SSB) has relatively consistent returns regardless of the tenure you hold it for. Average returns stand at 3.03% p.a. if you hold the bond for any period of time up to 7 years, and increases slightly to a maximum of 3.07% p.a. if you hold it for the entire 10-year duration.
|Year from issue date||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10|
|Average return per year %*||3.03||3.03||3.03||3.03||3.03||3.03||3.03||3.04||3.06||3.07|
SBMAY23 GX23050W Bond Details
Past SSBs compared
|Year From Issue Date||1||2||3||4||5||6||7||8||9||10|
Want S$145 worth of free shares and cash credits? Try out CGS-CIMB’s ProsperUs trading app today!
Subscribe to the Telegram for more great deals and updates.
Oversubscription is a thing again
Last month, I thought that oversubscription wouldn’t be likely given the relative unpopularity of SSBs in recent months. It was, however, oversubscribed a little.
The ceiling amount was relatively high at S$69,000, and it seems like May 2023 SSB will have a similar ceiling amount given that the returns are similar to April’s SSB.
This month’s SSB is a good, very low risk way of getting around 3% p.a. returns for up to 10 years. It may not be as attractive as fixed deposits or bank accounts, but the relatively long tenure makes it a unique tool for safe and steady returns.
Note that applying early does not confer you any priority in the allotment process, so it is more ideal to apply nearer to the closing date. This is because your funds are deducted from your account at the point of application, and you do not get any interest for such funds.
|Opening Date||Closing Date||Allotment||Issuance|
|1st business day of month (6PM)||4th last business day of the month (9PM)||3rd last business day of the month (after 3PM)||1st business day of the following month (end of day)|
|1st April 2023 (6PM)||25th April 2023 (9PM)||26th April 2023 (after 3PM)||2nd May 2023 (by end of day)|
Keep up to date on the best cashback/mile cards, financial products, attractive deals, and more tips to maximise your financial wellbeing by subscribing to my Telegram channel.
Subscribe to the channel, then join the group chat. You would often benefit from the tips shared exclusively in the group chat!
Disclaimer: I may receive an affiliate/referral fee when you sign up for services/products on this site, and such fees keep the site running. I would only recommend services/products I would personally use or recommend to my own friends and family, but I do not provide any warranty or guarantee for the quality of these services/products. Thank you for supporting my site!
Please exercise due diligence when signing up for any service/product as I will not be liable for any personal loss, financial or otherwise. Content published here are my sole views and personal opnion, and none of the information here constitutes personal financial advice nor represents the views of my employer(s).