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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 40 bps to 4%; full text of Shaktikanta Das' statement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 40 bps to 4%; full text of Shaktikanta Das' statement

The Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said the central bank reduced the repo rate by 40 bps to 4 percent to ease the financial stress caused by the Covid-19 pandemic

RBI announces calender of MPC meetings for FY21; next meet of rate-setting panel scheduled for 3-5 June
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RBI announces calender of MPC meetings for FY21; next meet of rate-setting panel scheduled for 3-5 June

The Reserve Bank of India on Monday announced the calendar of the meetings of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) for the current financial year, and decision of the first meet will be announced on 5 June

Retail inflation eases to 5.91% in March from 6.58% in February on falling food, fuel prices
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Retail inflation eases to 5.91% in March from 6.58% in February on falling food, fuel prices

The retail inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.58 percent in February 2020 and 2.86 per cent in March 2019.

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI to use any means necessary to revive growth, preserve financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI to use any means necessary to revive growth, preserve financial stability, says Shaktikanta Das

All-out efforts are needed to mitigate the adverse impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, and the RBI will use any instrument necessary to revive growth and preserve financial stability, according to the minutes of the central bank's policy meeting

RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps to 4.4%; other key highlights of central bank's monetary policy review
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RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps to 4.4%; other key highlights of central bank's monetary policy review

The RBI on Friday allowed banks to put on hold EMI payments on all term loans for three months as it slashed the cost of fresh borrowing by cutting policy interest rate by steepest in more than 11 years, joining the efforts of the government to counter the economic fallout of the fast-spreading coronavirus pandemic

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps; full text of Shaktikanta Das monetary policy statement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps; full text of Shaktikanta Das monetary policy statement

The RBI on Friday put on hold EMI payments on all term loans for three months and cut interest rate by steepest in more than 11 years as it joined the government effort to rescue a slowing economy that has now got caught in coronavirus whirlwind

Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps to 4.40%; full text of seventh bi-monthly policy statement
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Coronavirus Outbreak: RBI cuts repo rate by 75 bps to 4.40%; full text of seventh bi-monthly policy statement

All members voted for a reduction in the policy repo rate and maintaining the accommodative stance as long as it is necessary to revive growth and mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, while ensuring that inflation remains within the target

RBI likely to announce liquidity-boosting steps to help stabilise financial markets amid coronavirus outbreak
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RBI likely to announce liquidity-boosting steps to help stabilise financial markets amid coronavirus outbreak

A rate decision is unlikely to be taken by the RBI before its scheduled meeting, both the officials said.

RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists
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RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists

The RBI has repeatedly said there is space for more rate cuts if inflation eases. The February reading, to be released later in the month, might prove critical.

RBI monetary policy: Corporate India pitches for rate cut going forward; welcomes economy-boosting measures
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RBI monetary policy: Corporate India pitches for rate cut going forward; welcomes economy-boosting measures

India Inc on Thursday welcomed the measures announced by the RBI to boost growth and improve liquidity, but called for slashing the policy rate, which was kept unchanged for the second time in a row

RBI monetary policy: Bankers, analysts hail liquidity boosting policy measures; say its 'quite progressive and forward looking'
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RBI monetary policy: Bankers, analysts hail liquidity boosting policy measures; say its 'quite progressive and forward looking'

Bankers and analysts were positively surprised with the slew of liquidity-enabling measures announced in an otherwise expected RBI monetary policy that left the key rates unchanged at 5.15 percent

RBI monetary policy: Experts hail central bank's measures to boost economy, improve money supply
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RBI monetary policy: Experts hail central bank's measures to boost economy, improve money supply

Economists and financial experts have welcomed RBI's widely expected status quo on repo rate, and other announcements to spur economic growth and ensure money supplies effectively

RBI monetary policy: Central bank rules out printing more money to cover fiscal deficit
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank rules out printing more money to cover fiscal deficit

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the central bank has no plans to monetise the rising fiscal deficit

RBI monetary policy: Central bank announces incentive for lending to MSME, home, auto sectors
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank announces incentive for lending to MSME, home, auto sectors

In a bid to increase lending to MSME as well as to auto and home segment, Reserve Bank on Thursday tweaked maintenance of cash reserve ratio (CRR) norms by providing relaxation in calculation of total deposits

RBI keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.15%; other key highlights of monetary policy review
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RBI keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.15%; other key highlights of monetary policy review

The Reserve Bank of India, for the second straight time, on Thursday kept its key policy rate unchanged at 5.15 percent, maintaining its accommodative policy stance as long as it was necessary to revive growth

RBI monetary policy: Governor Shaktikanta Das says central bank has many other tools to revive growth, not just interest rates
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RBI monetary policy: Governor Shaktikanta Das says central bank has many other tools to revive growth, not just interest rates

After leaving benchmark interest rates rates unchanged in the second consecutive policy review, RBI governor Shaktikanta Das on Thursday said the central bank has many other instruments to address the sluggishness the economy, not just interest rates

RBI monetary policy: Central bank raises CPI inflation projection to 6.5% for January-March; overall outlook 'highly uncertain'
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank raises CPI inflation projection to 6.5% for January-March; overall outlook 'highly uncertain'

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday revised upwards its retail inflation projection for the last quarter of the current fiscal to 6.5 percent owing to likely increase in input costs for milk and pulses amid volatile crude oil prices

RBI monetary policy updates: Central bank has many other tools to revive growth, not just interest rates, says Shaktikanta Das
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RBI monetary policy updates: Central bank has many other tools to revive growth, not just interest rates, says Shaktikanta Das

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the RBI is expected to maintain status quo on the rates keeping in view the current economic situations.

RBI monetary policy: Central bank estimates GDP growth to expand at 6% in next fiscal; expects rural private consumption to recover
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank estimates GDP growth to expand at 6% in next fiscal; expects rural private consumption to recover

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday projected the economy to expand by 6 percent during the next financial year, pegging it at the lower end of the GDP growth estimate of the Economic Survey

RBI monetary policy: Central bank keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.15%; maintains accommodative policy stance
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RBI monetary policy: Central bank keeps benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.15%; maintains accommodative policy stance

The Reserve Bank of India, for the second straight time, on Thursday kept its key policy rate unchanged at 5.15 percent, maintaining its accommodative policy stance as long as it was necessary to revive growth