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Special OMO: RBI to simultaneously buy, sell g-sec worth Rs 10,000 cr each on 27 April
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Special OMO: RBI to simultaneously buy, sell g-sec worth Rs 10,000 cr each on 27 April

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will simultaneously purchase and sell government securities worth Rs 10,000 crore each through a special open market operation (OMO) on 27 April

Coronavirus Outbreak: Curtailed trading hours for debt, currency markets will remain in force till 30 April, RBI says
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Curtailed trading hours for debt, currency markets will remain in force till 30 April, RBI says

The limited trading hours of debt as well as currency market will remain in force till 30 April amid extension of the countrywide lockdown, the RBI said on Thursday

RBI announces OMO purchase of Rs 10,000-cr govt dated securities on 20 March; says all market segments should remain liquid, stable
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RBI announces OMO purchase of Rs 10,000-cr govt dated securities on 20 March; says all market segments should remain liquid, stable

The RBI said that it will make the purchase through a multi-security auction using the multiple price method, a statement said.

RBI buys Rs 10,000 cr of long-term securities, sells Rs 2,950 cr of short-term govt bonds in fourth special OMO
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RBI buys Rs 10,000 cr of long-term securities, sells Rs 2,950 cr of short-term govt bonds in fourth special OMO

In the fourth special open market operation (OMO) auctions, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday bought Rs 10,000 crore worth of long-term securities and sold Rs 2,950 crore worth of short-term government bonds

RBI announces special OMO of Rs 10,000 cr on 6 January; may accept or reject offers without explanations
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RBI announces special OMO of Rs 10,000 cr on 6 January; may accept or reject offers without explanations

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday will carry a special simultaneous open market operation to buy and sell government bonds of Rs 10,000 crore each.

Lenders get into lazy banking as they face slowdown blues, invest greater proportion of deposits in G-secs
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Lenders get into lazy banking as they face slowdown blues, invest greater proportion of deposits in G-secs

The idea behind cutting the SLR is that banks will need to invest a lower proportion of their deposits in G-secs and in the process they will have more money to lend.

Govt may cap overseas borrowing at $5 bn this year; FPIs’ ceiling on public debt can be raised to attract more fund flows: DBS
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Govt may cap overseas borrowing at $5 bn this year; FPIs’ ceiling on public debt can be raised to attract more fund flows: DBS

The note said the large quantum of net annual borrowings at around $75 billion and the need to manage interest payments justified keeping the market insulated from external volatilities in the past.

EPFO has enough surplus to hike interest rate to 8.65% for FY19; hope the Finance Ministry does not put roadblocks
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EPFO has enough surplus to hike interest rate to 8.65% for FY19; hope the Finance Ministry does not put roadblocks

The EPFO had provided a five-year low rate of interest of 8.55 percent to its subscribers for 2017-18

Finance ministry asks EPFO to reduce annual fund payout of 8.65% amid fears about lending crunch
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Finance ministry asks EPFO to reduce annual fund payout of 8.65% amid fears about lending crunch

EPFO, which is administered by the labour ministry, announced just before the recent April-May general election that it would pay the rate for the last financial year ending 31 March 2019, up from 8.55% in the previous year.

RBI to inject Rs 12,500-cr liquidity via OMOs on Thursday; result of auction to be announced on same day
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RBI to inject Rs 12,500-cr liquidity via OMOs on Thursday; result of auction to be announced on same day

OMOs are financial tools to either inject or suck out liquidity from the system

Reserve Bank of India scales up liquidity infusion to Rs 50,000 cr in December
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Reserve Bank of India scales up liquidity infusion to Rs 50,000 cr in December

The Reserve Bank has decided to inject liquidity under OMOs for Rs 50,000 crore in January 2019.

RBI to infuse Rs 10,000-cr liquidity into system through open market operations on Thursday
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RBI to infuse Rs 10,000-cr liquidity into system through open market operations on Thursday

RBI resorts to purchase of bonds to infuse liquidity in the system while sucks it out by selling the instruments.

RBI to cut statutory liquidity ratio gradually to 18% in next one-and-half year; move will release funds locked in govt securities
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RBI to cut statutory liquidity ratio gradually to 18% in next one-and-half year; move will release funds locked in govt securities

The calibrated reduction in statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) will continue till it reaches 18 percent. The current SLR is 19.5 percent.

RBI to inject Rs 10,000 cr via open market operations on Thursday; process to help ease tight liquidity situation
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RBI to inject Rs 10,000 cr via open market operations on Thursday; process to help ease tight liquidity situation

The OMO by the RBI will help ease tight liquidity situation triggered by a series of defaults by group companies of IL&FS.

RBI to inject Rs 10,000 cr into banking system through purchase of government securities on Thursday
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RBI to inject Rs 10,000 cr into banking system through purchase of government securities on Thursday

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said it would inject Rs 10,000 crore into the system through the purchase of government securities on 6 December to increase liquidity.

RBI to pump in additional liquidity of Rs 40,000 cr in December; auction dates for OMOs to be announced soon
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RBI to pump in additional liquidity of Rs 40,000 cr in December; auction dates for OMOs to be announced soon

In October, the RBI had already injected Rs 36,000 crore into the system through OMOs.

NSE launches online platform for retail investors to buy government securities
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NSE launches online platform for retail investors to buy government securities

The new app - NSE goBID, was launched by SEBI chairman Ajay Tyagi.

RBI board meet today: India can't afford a warring central bank and government; time for clarity
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RBI board meet today: India can't afford a warring central bank and government; time for clarity

The RBI Board meeting is very important as it will set the ideology in place that will guide the central bank in future