MUMBAI May 16 Indian banks' loans
rose 13.8 percent in the two weeks to May 2 from a year earlier,
while deposits grew 14.8 percent, the Reserve Bank
of India's weekly statistical supplement showed on Friday.
Outstanding loans rose 313.8 billion rupees ($5.31 billion)
to 60.67 trillion rupees in the two weeks to May 2. Non-food
credit rose 187.6 billion rupees to 59.62 trillion rupees, while
food credit rose 126.2 billion rupees to 1.05 trillion rupees.
Bank deposits rose 184.5 billion rupees to 78.88 trillion
rupees in the two weeks to May 2.
($1 = 59.1450 Indian Rupees)
(Reporting by Neha Dasgupta; Editing by Anand Basu)