Definitions for "Reserve requirements"
The percentage of deposits required to be held as reserves. This is held by the Federal Reserve Bank, within limits legislated by Congress.
the amount of money commercial banks are obliged to deposit with the central bank.
The percentages of different types of deposits that banks are required to hold on deposit at the Federal Reserve or as cash in their vaults. These requirements are determined by the Federal Reserve Board and function as a tool to control monetary policy.
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