Bank credit up 10.39% at Rs 64,53,394 cr

Deposits of the banks, on the other hand continued to outpace credit demand rising 11.85 percent to Rs 84,74,824 crore in the reporting fortnight as against Rs 75,76,609 crore in the same fortnight last year.

hidden March 06, 2015 16:52:50 IST
Bank credit up 10.39% at Rs 64,53,394 cr

Mumbai: Bank credit growth continued to trail deposit mop-up and remained muted with a mere 10.39 percent rise at Rs 64,53,394 crore in the fortnight to 20 February, up from Rs 58,45,833 crore a year ago, according to the latest data released by the Reserve Bank.

Bank credit up 1039 at Rs 6453394 cr

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Deposits of the banks, on the other hand continued to outpace credit demand rising 11.85 percent to Rs 84,74,824 crore in the reporting fortnight as against Rs 75,76,609 crore in the same fortnight last year.

In the previous fortnight, banks credit had grown at 10.38 percent, while deposits increased by 11.77 percent. Banks demand deposit rose by 11.81 per cent to Rs 7,69,079 crore in the period as against Rs 6,87,838 crore.

Time deposit stood at Rs 77,05,748 crore, up 11.85 percent as against Rs 68,88,771 crore in the same period last year.

In the quarter ended 31 December 2014, banks aggregate deposits and credit decelerated to 10.9 percent and 10.1 percent, respectively from 15.4 percent and 14.2 percent a year ago.

The deceleration in aggregate deposits as well as gross bank credit was broad based and observed across all population groups in the previous quarter.

Public sector banks together accounted for 73.3 percent share in aggregate deposits and 71.2 percent share in gross bank credit followed by private sector banks at 19.2 percent and 21 percent, respectively at end-December 2014.

PTI

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