The amount of money deposited in bank accounts recently reacheda new high of $10.3 trillion, according to research firm MarketRates Insight.

As of June 30, that figure was an increase of $139 billion inthe first six months of this year, MRI said citing FDIC data.

The highest increase in account balance occurred in regularsavings accounts, which increased by $192 billion to a new recordamount of $1.7 trillion. Money market accounts showed a modestincrease of $16 billion to a new record of $4.0 trillion, accordingto MRI. The increase in deposit balances occurred even though theinterest rate currently paid on savings accounts is only 0.13% andon money market accounts only 0.12%.

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