MUMBAI Nov 30 Indian bank loans
rose 16.9 percent from a year earlier in two weeks to Nov. 16,
while deposits were up 13.4 percent, the Reserve Bank of India's
weekly statistical supplement showed.
Outstanding loans rose 347.7 billion rupees ($6.39 billion)
to 48.95 trillion rupees in the two weeks to Nov. 16.
Non-food credit rose 305.3 billion rupees to 47.86 trillion
rupees while food credit rose 42.5 billion rupees to 1.08
trillion rupees in the period.
Bank deposits fell 257.9 billion rupees to 64.10 trillion
rupees in the two weeks to Nov. 16, the supplement showed.
($1 =54.4 rupees)
(Reporting by Shamik Paul; Editing by Prateek Chatterjee)