MUMBAI, Nov 16 (Reuters) - Indian bank loans
rose 16.2 percent from a year earlier in two weeks to Nov. 2,
while deposits were up 13.7 percent, the Reserve Bank of India's
weekly statistical supplement showed.
Outstanding loans rose 438.1 billion rupees ($7.95 billion)
to 48.59 trillion rupees in the two weeks to Nov. 2.
Non-food credit rose 350.9 billion rupees to 47.56 trillion
rupees and food credit rose 87.2 billion rupees to 1.04 trillion
rupees in the period.
Bank deposits rose 472.1 billion rupees to 64.36 trillion
rupees in the two weeks to Nov. 2, the supplement showed.
($1 =55.1 rupees)
(Reporting by Shamik Paul; Editing by Sunil Nair)