Historical Indian Repo / Reverse Repo Rates vs Inflation Vs CRR
We’d like to share with you a chart that shows the Key Interest Rates in India – Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Rate, CRR and Inflation indicators WPI and CPI.
What is Repo Rate – The RBI’s lending rate or liquidity injection rate is the only ‘independently varying’ policy rate.
What is Reverse Repo Rate ? This is the liquidity absorption rate and is pegged at 100bps below the repo rate to
help improve monetary transmission.
CRR – Cash reserve Ratio – Proportion of deposits required to be held in cash by banks with the RBI.
The Following Chart Shows RBI’s Official Repo Rate, Reverse Repo Rate, CRR and Inflation indicators WPI and CPI between 2008 and 2012.
Data Courtesy Citi Research