Monetary Policy Review Current Affairs - 2019

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WPI Inflation Hits 10-Month Low

The Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries has released the data on WPI Inflation. The data makes the following observations: The WPI Inflation fell to a 10-month low of 2.76 per cent in January owing to softening prices of fuel and some food items. The WPI inflation has stood at 3.8 per cent in December Read More…

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Repo rate keeps unchanged at 6.5%

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its fifth bimonthly monetary policy review for financial year 2018-19 has decided to maintain status quo in policy rates by keeping repo rate unchanged at 6.5%. The reverse repo rate has also been maintained at 6.25%.  This decision was taken by RBI’s six member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed Read More…

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RBI’s Monetary Policy Review: RBI Hikes Repo Rate to 6.25%

On June 6, 2018, the six members Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI has decided to hike Repo (short term lending rate) to 6.25% from 6.00%. As per the second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, the current policy rates of RBI would be as follows: Repo Rate: 6.25% Reverse Repo Rate: 6.00% Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) Read More…

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RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps to 6%

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has reduced short-term lending rate, or repo rate, by 25 basis points to 6%.  It was RBI’s third bimonthly policy review for the financial year 2017-18. The decision of the MPC was consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with Read More…

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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…

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RBI keeps repo rate unchanged in first monetary policy review of 2017-18

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its first bimonthly monetary policy review of the financial year 2017-18, has kept the key policy rate, the repo rate unchanged, but raised reverse repo rate by 25 bps to 6%, from 5.75%. Decision in this regard was taken by monetary policy committee (MPC) —which decides interest rates Read More…

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged in 6th bi-monthly monetary policy review

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel has kept the key policy rates unchanged.  It was central bank’s sixth bi-monthly and last policy for the financial year 2016-17 and overall the third by the MPC. All six members of the MPC voted in favour Read More…

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