Personal Finance Fixed deposit vs recurring deposit: Find out which offers better returns? Updated : August 22, 2020 02:53 PM IST Fixed deposits (FDs) and recurring deposits (RDs) are popular investment options in the country. Both these investments are considered by risk-averse investors who prefer investing a fixed amount to get returns at a fixed rate. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.