Global Currency Premium Account

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Be empowered by the foreign currency savings account that offers you greater flexibility and control while maximising returns on your every dollar.

The UOB Global Currency Premium Account is a foreign currency savings account that allows privileged clients like you to take maximum advantage of your every dollar in any of the available currencies. From the first dollar* you place in your preferred currency^, you will enjoy a premium interest rate, along with better control of your funds within UOB.



Special Bonus Rates on Selected Foreign Currency Deposits with UOB Global Currency Premium Account

Get attractive interest rates on these Foreign Currencies deposits with the UOB Global Currency Premium Account. This promotion is available with a minimum deposit of $50,000 in the respective currency of USD in a new or existing account during the promotion period1.


Prevailing Interest Rate

 Board Rates Less than
$50,000 -
$350,000 -
and above
US Dollar (USD) 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a 0.05% p.a


Promotional Incremental Interest1

 Incremental Funds deposit of minimum $50,000 or more Bonus Rates on the amount of Incremental Funds deposited (% p.a.)
USD Account (Existing and New Accountholders) 0.35%

Other Rates

The higher your account balance, the higher your interest rate. 

Based on your account balance in the currency of your choice, you will enjoy a premium interest rate from the first dollar* you place in the account. The below interest will be accrued daily and credited into your account monthly, allowing you to maximise your returns on a monthly basis.

Global Currency Premium Account Interest Rates* (p.a.)
$50,000 to
$350,000 to
and above
USD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
AUD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
EUR 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
NZD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
GBP 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
CAD 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%
$4,250,000 to
$29,750,000 to
and above
JPY 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00%
$250,000 to
$2,000,000 to
and above
CNH 0.05% 0.05% 0.05% 0.05%

The listed rates are correct as of 1 August 2020 and subject to change without prior notice.


*A minimum initial deposit of 10,000 in the respective currency is required for the opening of each UOB Global Currency Premium Account (except for Japanese Yen where JPY 1,000,000 is required). Applicable interest will be accorded from the very first dollar in the Account, based on respective Account balance.

^Please note that the eight available foreign currencies offered for the Account are United States Dollar, Australian Dollar, Euro, New Zealand Dollar, Great British Pound, Canadian Dollar, Japanese Yen and Chinese Renminbi (Offshore).

1Terms and conditions apply.

  1. This promotion is available from 1 September – 30 September 2020 and applicable to customers who open a new Account at any UOB branch in Singapore with a minimum initial deposit in Fresh Funds or Accountholders who top up an existing Account with at least $50,000 in Fresh Funds in the respective currency of USD; AND

  2. Fill in a Participation Form which must be submitted to any branch of the Bank, Account Holder MUST fill in and submit the Participation Form strictly on the same day as the first minimum Fresh Funds deposit to qualify for this Promotion.

  3. This Promotion is only applicable to USD currency deposits.

The UOB Global Currency Premium Account is a non-chequing account. Account transactions can only be carried out at UOB Group Branches.

All deposits placed in the Account may be subject to exchange rate risks and exchange controls which may have impact on the convertibility of your currency.

Interest rates may fluctuate daily and are subject to change at the Bank’s absolute discretion without prior notice. For current prevailing rates, call our 24-hour Wealth Banking hotline at 1800 222 1881 (Singapore) / +65 6222 1881 (Overseas) for the current prevailing rates.

The Account is governed by the Bank's Terms and Conditions Governing Accounts and Services and Terms and Conditions for UOB Chinese Renminbi Offshore Deposit Account applies.

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Deposit Insurance Scheme

Providing limited compensation to selected eligible deposits

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Deposit Insurance Scheme:
Singapore dollar deposits of non-bank depositors and monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the Supplementary Retirement Scheme are insured by the Singapore Deposit Insurance Corporation, for up to S$75,000 in aggregate per depositor per Scheme member by law. Monies and deposits denominated in Singapore dollars under the CPF Investment Scheme and CPF Retirement Sum Scheme are aggregated and separately insured up to S$75,000 for each depositor per Scheme member. Foreign currency deposits, dual currency investments, structured deposits and other investment products are not insured.

Please refer to UOB Insured Deposit Register for a list of UOB accounts/ products that are covered under the Scheme.