BPLR and Base Rates

BPLR and Base Rates

  • The 'Benchmark PLR' of the Bank has been revised upwards from the current 18.50% to 18.75% with effect from February 03, 2014.
  • Base Rate of Kotak Mahindra Bank Ltd with effect from February 03, 2014: 10.00% 
    (In-house benchmark rate linked to which loans are priced)

Advantages of Base Rate:

"The Base Rate system is aimed at enhancing transparency in lending rates of banks and enabling better assessment of transmission of monetary policy"