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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Accordingly, the repurchase rate and reserve repurchase rate have been maintained at 7.5 per cent and 6.5 per cent respectively while the cash reserve ratio and the statutory liquidity ratio have been left untouched at 4 per cent and 21.5 per cent.
The cash reserve ratio has been left unchanged at 4 per cent.
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The cash reserve ratio (CRR) was held at six per cent.
The cash reserve ratio has been kept unchanged at 6%.
In its second move this month to drain liquidity from the banking system, the Reserve Bank of India is raising the cash reserve ratio by 25 basis points to 8.25 per cent, its highest level in seven years, with effect from May 24.
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