The financial system is complex in structure and function throughout the world. It includes many different types of institutions: branch banks, insurance companies, mutual funds, stock and bond markets, and so on... all of which are regulated by government. The financial system channels billions of dollars per year from savers to people with productive investment opportunities.
Deposits of banks are broadly classified into three categories: Demand deposit, Term deposits and Flexi deposit or also known as Hybrid deposit.
1. Demand Deposits Account
Demand deposits are repayable on demand by the customers. Current account deposits, Savings bank deposits and Call deposits are the examples of demand deposits. These deposits are repayable on demand by the customers. The amount deposited on these accounts to be released upon the request of customer without any delay.
Bank Branch is considered as one of the most important channel of the bank and is generally the most preferred channel from the customer's point of view. The bank branch is referred to as the face of the bank since the customer can visit personally and meet and interact with the bank branch officials and avail the various services offered by the bank.