Economic Terms in Banking PDF for SBI IBPS RRB CLERK PO Bank Exams

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Economic Terms in Banking PDF for IBPS SBI RRB CLERK PO Bank Exams. Economic terms plays a very important role in all banking examinations main intend of providing all economic terms in one place is to help for the banking aspirates who are going to furnish banking examinations this year. As per latest banking news SBI going to recruit candidates as clerks and POs hence Banking Economic Terms for SBI clerk PO is must, you are recommended to follow all materials providing in our site for SBI clerk 2014 examination to enhance your chances of cracking examination. Online SBI examination will contain 4 sections in which one is general awareness loaded with current affairs and banking awareness, priority of questions can be expected from this Economic terms related to banking as you are expected to possess basic Banking Economic Terms for SBI clerk PO follow our site to be a part of your dream organization.

Some Basic Economic Terms

Interest Rate Swaps:  An interest rate swap is the transfer of contractually agreed between two counterparties of their respective interest rate obligation. Interest rate swaps are commonly used as a means of converting fixed rate to floating rate debt and vice versa.

 Operating Ratio: A ratio that shows the efficiency of a company’s management by comparing operating expense to net sales. Calculated as

Operation ratio = Operating expense/net sales

Wholesale Price Index (WPI): WPI is taken into consideration while calculating the inflation. A change has recently been made in the WPI. Its present base year will be taken as 2004-05 earlier it was 1993-34. Base year mean (2004-05 = 100). Total articles taken into consideration will be 676 earlier these were 435.676 include 102 Primary Articles, 19 fuel & power, and 555 of Manufacturing Products. Earlier WPI was calculated on Weekly basis but now it is calculated on Monthly Basis. First time inflation was calculated in August 2010 (on new system).

Consumer Price Index (CPI) : Most advanced nations base their policies on retail price inflation but India uses wholesale price inflation, CPI is largely a segmental and is superior to the WPI, CPI capture consumption price both at urban and rural centers, as in WPI 676 items are covered and base year is taken as – 2004-05 and for macroeconomic policies. Whereas in CPI 320 items are taken from (CPI-IW) CPI industrial workers and 260 items are taken from both CPR rural laborers and CPI agricultural laborers and the base year for calculation is taken as 2010.

Coupon Rate: Specified interest rate on a fixed maturity security fixed at the time of issue. The coupon rate of a bond is the amount of interest paid per year as a percentage of the face value or principal.

NRO (Non Resident Ordinary a/c) : In this account , a person cannot repatriate income without RBI approval but can remit Interest thereof.

NRNR (Non Resident Non Repatriable A/c ) : Under this account Principal amount in not permissible to repartriate but interest can be.

NRE (Non Resident External) : In this account Funds and interest both can be remitted without RBI permission. On NRE deposits the maximum ceiling is Libor rate + 175 basis points (Now there is no such Ceiling).

NPA (Non Performing Assets) : Interest or Installment of Principal remains overdue for a period of more than 90 days in respect of a Term Loan/ overdraft/ Cash credit.

Teaser Rate of Interest : This rate is typical low then the prevalent rate in the market. This is just to allure the customer. This rate is charged only for a little time. And after that it gradually touch the index rate or even more than that. This is a technique to attract customers.

Appropriation Bill : It is presented to parliament for its approval, so that the government can withdraw from the Consolidated fund the amounts required for meeting the expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund. No amount can be withdrawn from the Consolidated Fund till the Appropriation Bill is voted is enacted.

Call Money: Itner Bank call market is a part of the domestic money market from where banks borrowed and lent for one day called as Money at call and for a period more than 1day & upto 14days is called Short notice or Notice money without any collateral security. Money lend for 15days or more is called Term money.Normally funds are borrowed for 1 day and upto 3 days on weekends just to balance the Cash Reserve Ratio.

Nostro Account: When national bank is opened in foreign with currency is known as Nostro a/c. e.g. State bank india branch in USA.

CIBIL {Credit Information Bureau (India) Limited} :  An effective mechanism for exchange of information between banks and Financial Institutions for curbing the growth of NPAs.

Currency War: This is the other form of Protectionism. In this the tendency of every nation is that the value of their currency should not appreciate. The big example of this is CHINA that is holding their currency since 2008. It could be a cause of future Trade war.

Capital Budget: It consists of capital receipts and payments. It also incorporates transactions in the Public Account. It has two components  Capital Receipts and Capital Expenditure.