Tag Archives: Bank Rate

  • Bank Rate vs Repo Rate

    Posted on May 7, 2012 by admin in Banking.

    The Repo rate and Bank rate are almost similar except the difference that Repo rate is applicable to short-term lending specially for overnight lending to banks by the central bank and governed by the short term interest rate and inflation target but Bank rate is applicable to long term lending by the central bank and […]

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  • Bank Rate

    Posted on May 7, 2012 by admin in Banking.

    Bank rate is the rate at which the central bank provides money to the other financial institutions or banks. Bank rate enables the financial institutions (or banks) to borrow money from the central bank to fund any money need. Increase in bank rate leads to higher prime lending rate, the rate at which financial institutions […]

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  • Difference between Bank Rate and Repo Rate

    Posted on October 22, 2011 by admin in Economics.

    The Repo rate and Bank rate are almost similar except the difference that Repo rate is applicable to short-term lending specially for overnight lending to banks by the central bank and governed by the short term interest rate and inflation target but Bank rate is applicable to long term lending by the central bank and […]

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