liquidity

What is the meaning of Cash Flow?

December 11, 2017

Cash flow refers to the cash or cash-equivalent received or paid by the company as payment to its creditors. It is analyzed to determine and analyse the liquidity position of the company. It gives a clear picture of the total incoming cash and the amount going out of the...

What is the meaning of ‘Abandonment Value’?

December 1, 2017

Abandonment Value of a project is the correspondent cash value on immediate liquidation or sale after removing all debts which have to be paid back. In other words, it is also the liquidation value of the project or an asset. Generally, if the estimated resale value of the project...

What is Bank Rate?

November 30, 2017

Bank Rate is defined as the rate at which Central Bank gives loans to other domestic banks like commercial banks, cooperative banks, development banks etc. The loans are generally given on a short-term basis. It is the way the Central Bank manages the economic activity in the country. The...

RBI has introduced Incremental CRR

November 28, 2016

To absorb the surplus liquidity available in the banking system post demonetisation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has mandated the banks to maintain incremental cash reserve ratio of 100% effective the fortnight ended November 26. It will be applicable to deposits made between September 16 and November 11...

Near Money

March 24, 2015

Near money is a concept closely related to liquidity. Liquidity refers to how fast the money can perform the economic actions like buying, selling, or paying debt, meeting immediate wants and needs. There should not be loss of time and value in perming the economic functions. Thus, liquidity of...

Key facts about Treasury Bills in India

March 17, 2015

The bill market is a sub-market of the money market in India. There are two types of bills viz. Treasury Bills and commercial bills. While Treasury Bills or T-Bills are issued by the Central Government; Commercial Bills are issued by financial institutions. Types of Treasury Bills Treasury Bills are...

Marginal Standing Facility

March 1, 2015

Marginal Standing Facility is a new Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) window created by Reserve Bank of India in its credit policy of May 2011.  MSF is the rate at which the banks are able to borrow overnight funds from RBI against the approved government securities. The question is –...

Open Market Operations

April 28, 2011

Open Market Operations refer to the purchase and sale of the Government securities (G-Secs) by RBI from / to market. The objective of Open Market Operations is to adjust the rupee liquidity conditions in the economy on a durable basis. When RBI sells government security in the markets, the...

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