Cash ratio

The proportion of a firm's assets held as cash. The New York Times Financial Glossary

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cash ratio UK US noun [C] (also cash deposit ratio)
BANKING, FINANCE the amount of money a bank should have available as a percentage of the total amount of money its customers have paid into the bank. This amount is calculated so that customers can be sure that they will be able to take their money out of the bank if they want to: »

The central bank imposes a 10% cash ratio on commercial banks.

Compare LIQUIDITY RATIO(Cf. ↑liquidity ratio)

Financial and business terms. 2012.

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