cash reserve ratio


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cash reserve ratio

the proportion of a COMMERCIAL BANK'S total assets that it keeps in the form of highly liquid assets to meet day-to-day currency withdrawals by its customers and other financial commitments. The cash reserve ratio comprises TILL MONEY (notes and coins held by the bank) and its operational BALANCES WITH THE BANK OF ENGLAND. The cash reserve ratio is a narrowly defined RESERVE ASSET RATIO that can be used by the monetary authorities to control the MONETARY BASE of the economy.

See BANK DEPOSIT CREATION, MONETARY BASE CONTROL, MONETARY POLICY.

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5 percent respectively while the cash reserve ratio and the statutory liquidity ratio have been left untouched at 4 percent and 21.
5 per cent respectively while the cash reserve ratio and the statutory liquidity ratio have been left untouched at 4 per cent and 21.
PTI NEW DELHI THE Reserve Bank of India in its quarterly review meet on Tuesday cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 50 bps to ease tight liquidity pressure in the banking system.
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RBI, however, left untouched the cash reserve ratio ( CRR) for banks at 4 per cent and Statutory Liquidity Ratio at 21.
The Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) is left unchanged at 4 percent.
The cash reserve ratio, or the portion of deposits banks have to maintain with the central bank, stands unchanged at four per cent.
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The RBI also said on Tuesday that banks will need to maintain 99 percent of their daily cash reserve ratio requirements -- the deposits they set aside with the RBI -- against a 70 percent level now.
However, what was not expected was the decision by the Reserve Bank of India to reduce the cash reserve ratio (CRR) -- the share of deposits that banks must keep with the central bank -- by 0.