Candidates will check current Bank Rates, Repo Rate (RR), Reverse Repo Rate (RRR), Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR), Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) and Marginal Standing Facility (MSF). As most of the candidates know that One or two questions are asked in IBPS all exams including PO, RRB and Clerk etc. and SBI and other bank exams in India. For giving the answer to these questions, a candidates must be aware of the RBI Rates like CRR, RR, SLR, MSF, Bank Rate, RRR etc. So candidates should know current rates of the banks if they want to score higher.
Current Bank Rate, RR, RRR, CRR, SLR and MSFSo here we are providing you updated information on Current Bank Rates. These questions are very important if you want to qualify any bank exam as one or mostly two questions are asked in these exams on rate. So by visiting this page, you will stay updated with RBI Rates and increase your marks.
Any candidate who just give a glimpse to the below given rates before the exam will increase their score by a few mark(s). Just remembering the current value of these will let them perform better.
RBI new rates effective from 04.10.2016.
Here are the Current Bank Rates:
1. Bank Rate - 6.75 %
2. Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) - 4 %
3. Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) - 20.75 %
4. Repo Rate (RR) - 6.25 %
5. Reverse Repo Rate (RRR) - 5.75 %
6. Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) - 6.75 %
7. Base rate: 9.7%
8. Savings Deposit rate: 4%
9. Term deposit rate>1 year: 7.5 %.
10: Growth forecast: 7.6%
Official website:- rbi.org.in.
About Bank / RBI Rates Terms
What are these Bank Rates :
Bank rate or discount rate is the rate of interest which a central bank charges on the loans and advances to a commercial bank.
Cash reserve Ratio (CRR) is the amount of funds that the banks have to keep with the RBI.
Reverse Repo rate (RRR) is the rate at which the RBI borrows money from commercial banks.
Repo Rate (RR) is the rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks.
Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) is a rate at which banks can borrow money from the central bank over and above what is available to them through the LAF window.
Statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) is the term for reserve requirement for commercial banks in India which they have to maintain in the form of gold, government approved securities before providing credit to the customers.