Updated on 30 March 2020
Bankhaus Denzel Aktiengesellschaft was founded in 1991 and is a part of the Denzel Group, the largest multi-brand car dealer network in Austria. The initial core business of Denzel Bank was financing for car dealers. Now Denzel Bank offers consumer loans for new and used vehicles and deposit products.
Porsche Bank AG, a part of Porsche Holding, is an international automotive financial services company. Porsche Bank offers credit, leasing, insurance and maintainance services for the Group brands VW, Audi, Seat, Skoda and Porsche.
Generali Bank, founded in 2002, is a member of Generali Group, one of the largest insurers in Austria. Generali Bank offers a comprehensive and demand-oriented product range from current and savings accounts, payments to investments in securities. Generali Bank has no proprietary, costly branch network. Certain products such as savings accounts can be quickly and easily obtained online.
Since September 2015 bankdirect.at operates as a business unit of Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich and provides direct bank access to products and services offered by Raiffeisenlandesbank Oberösterreich. bankdirect.at offers a wide range of savings and lending products and brokerage services.
Kremser Bank is a savings bank, member of Austrian Sparkassen Gruppe. Kremser Bank provides retail, private and corporate banking products and services.
Bank Austria was created in 1855 by a merger of Austria's leading traditional banks. Since November 2005, Bank Austria has been a member of UniCredit Group. This combination has created a new, truly European bank with Bank Austria playing a key role in the growth markets of Central and Eastern Europe. UniCredit Bank Austria is a universal bank providing products and services in retail, corporate and investment banking as well as private banking and financial advising.
Established in 2001, VOLKSBANK WIEN AG operates as a regional universal bank, offering a broad range of retail banking products and services to private individuals and companies. Since July 2015, VOLKSBANK WIEN AG offers its retail banking products and services online via its registered trademark, LiveBank.
Autobank AG is one of the leading banks for car loans in Austria and Germany. The bank specializes in motor vehicle leasing and financing solutions. Autobank's product portfolio also includes vehicle trade, factoring and fleet management as well as savings and term deposit accounts.
DenizBank AG was founded in Austria in 1996 as a universal bank: the bank offers a range of products and services in retail and corporate banking. DenizBank AS (Turkey) is the parent company of DenizBank AG (Austria). Since 28 September 2012, DenizBank operates under the umbrella of Sberbank (Russia).
Easybank is Austria's largest direct bank offering products and services of a universal bank. The product portfolio of Easybank ranges from services in payment and securities over different savings products and various forms of financing and credit card products. Although Easybank doesn't have classic brick-and-mortar branches, its customers can always contact the bank through the phone or e-mail.
BAWAG P.S.K. is one of Austria's largest banks with more than 1.6 million retail and corporate customers and a nationwide well-known brand. The business strategy of BAWAG P.S.K is focused on low risk and high efficiency. More than 70% of the bank's loans and receivables are owed to customers in Austria, while the rest accounted for by western industrialized countries such as Germany, France, the United Kingdom and the United States. BAWAG P.S.K. has made a proactive decision to withdraw from Central and Eastern Europe. BAWAG P.S.K. business segments are retail and SME banking, corporate lending and investments, and treasury services and global markets.
Hellobank, formerly known as direktanlage.at, was founded in 1995 and was a pioneer among online brokers. Since 2015 Hellobank is a member of BNP Paribas Group. Hellobank specializes in online brokerage services and retail banking.
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Savings accounts are interest-bearing deposits accounts which allow to withdraw money at any time. While offering more flexibility, savings accounts usually provide lower interest rates than term deposit accounts.
The table above shows essential details of selected savings accounts products offered to retail customers by the banks in Austria: currency, interest rate per annum and deposit term. The savings accounts terms vary from 1 month to 1 years (12 months). The interest rates are within the range 0.01 - 0.35 %. The interest rates provided in the table do not take into account withholding tax levied on interest income in Austria.
Country Deposit Rating. Austria's Moodys country ceiling (the highest rating that can be assigned) for deposits in local currency is set to Aaa (prime).
Deposit Guarantee. Savings accounts made with credit institutions in Austria are covered by deposit guarantee scheme up to 100,000 EUR per depositor.
Withholding Tax. Interest income gained on savings accounts by non-residents of Austria is not taxed. Interest gained on savings accounts by residents of Austria is taxed at 25.00% rate. When the interest is paid, this tax is automatically withhold from the savings account by the bank.