Tag Archives: Repo 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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  • Repo Rate

    Posted on May 7, 2012 by admin in Banking.

    Repo rate (also known as Repurchase Rate) is the rate at which the Central Bank lends money to the banks on short term basis. Increase in Repo rate leads to higher short term borrowing rate for the banks which again leads to higher prime lending rate, the rate at which banks lends money to other customers or corporates. […]

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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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