Monetary Policy Current Affairs - 2020

RBI releases bi-monthly policy: Repo rate unchanged

On February 6, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India released its bi-monthly monetary policy. The apex bank has kept the policy repo rate unchanged. It remains at 5.15%. Observations of the Committee The Monetary Policy Committee that meets once in two months under the chairmanship of its Governor has made the following observations The inflation Read More…

India’s GDP Forecasts by Fitch Ratings

In it’s Global Economic Outlook report, Fitch Ratings has cut India’s economic growth forecast for the next financial year 2019-20 starting from April 1 to 6.8 per cent from its previous estimate of 7 per cent, on the account of weaker than expected momentum in the economy. GDP Forecasts Even though Fitch Ratings has reduced Read More…

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%

The six member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to maintain status quo in policy rates by keeping repo rate unchanged at 6.0% under liquidity adjustment facility (LAF). It was RBI’s fifth bimonthly policy review for financial year 2017-18. The decision was in line with market expectations and consistent Read More…

RBI Keeps the Repo Rate Unchanged

The Reserve Bank of India has kept repo rate unchanged at 6.25% in its second bi-monthly monetary policy review. Reverse Repo rate has been kept unchanged at 6%. The RBI has cut the Statutory Liquidity Ratio (SLR) by 50 basis points to 20%. RBI has projected the headline inflation in the range of 2.0-3.5% in the first half of 2017-18 and Read More…

Union Government notifies constitution of Monetary Policy Committee

The Union Government has notified the constitution of the six members Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). In this regard, the Union Finance Minister has used powers designated under the section 45ZB of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act, 1934 to constitute MPC. Composition of MPC Urjit Patel: RBI Governor (Chairperson). R Gandhi: Deputy Governor RBI Read More…