SLR Current Affairs, GK & News

On Tap Licence for Small Finance Banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is considering to issue “on tap” licensing for small finance banks. The on-tap licensing will allow entities to approach the RBI for obtaining licences for small finance banks on meeting laid-down criteria. RBI wants to cash in the potential of small finance banks in promoting banking facilities for small ..


What is a Contractionary Policy?

Contractionary Policy refers to the monetary policy which aims to slow down the economy by introducing a reduction in money supply for lesser money and investment. There are many economic tools used by the Central Bank of every nation like CRR, SLR, Repo, Reverse Repo, Interest Rate etc. to keep a check on the volume ..


What is the meaning of Call Money Rate?

Call Money Rate stands for the interest rate on short-term loans which are given by banks to brokers for funding of margin accounts. These do not have any repayment schedule and has to be repaid on demand. Although trading on margins is risky as it is done with borrowed money but then there is obvious ..


RBI cuts SLR, releases Rs 60,000 crore

RBI slashed the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by 1 percentage point from 24 % to 23 % which is expected to provide liquidity of around Rs 60, 000 crore. It kept the major indicative policy rates unchanged while it slashed the gross domestic product (GDP) projections for the current financial year from 7.3 % to ..