RBI Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy 5th August 2022 – Highlights & Key Takeaways

The Reserve Bank of India on Friday hiked the repo rate by 50 bps, taking the key policy rate back to the pre-pandemic level of 5.4 per cent. Today’s hike was the third such in a row, with which the cumulative rate hike since May is now 140 bps. The central bank’s MPC (Monetary Policy Committee) said that it remains focused on “withdrawal of accommodation” to combat the elevated inflationary pressures while also supporting growth.
“These decisions are in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4 per cent within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth,” Governor Shaktikanta Das said.
Sustained high inflation could de-stabilise inflation expectations and harm growth in the medium term, he added.

RBI’s Monetary Policy Review 8th June 2022 – Key Takeaways and Highlights

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has raised the repo rate by 50 basis points, an increase for the second time in five weeks at the conclusion of the monetary policy committee’s three-day meeting on June 8. Earlier, the monetary policy committee (MPC) had held an unscheduled meeting in early May and voted unanimously for a 40 basis point repo rate hike in anticipation of a huge increase in April inflation. Consequently, the standing deposit facility (SDF) rate stands adjusted to 4.65 per cent and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the bank rate to 5.15 per cent. The MPC also voted unanimously to remain focused on the withdrawal of accommodation to ensure that inflation remains within range going forward, while supporting growth.

RBI’s Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy 8th April 2022 – Key Takeaways and Highlights

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday left unchanged the key policy rate — Repo rate — at 4 per cent and the Reverse repo rate at 3.35 per cent.
However, the RBI introduced the Standing Deposit Facility (SDF) – an additional tool for absorbing liquidity – at an interest rate of 3.75 per cent. The central bank retained its accommodative policy stance but hinted that it will be less accommodative in the wake of elevated inflation levels.

RBI Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Review February 2022 – Highlights and Key Takeaways

RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had began its three-day deliberations on February 8th instead of 7th due to Maharashtra government’s decision to declare February 7 as a public holiday to mourn the passing of the singing legend Lata Mangeshkar.
The RBI has decided to continue its accomodative stance and has kept repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and reverse repo rate unchanged at 3.35 percent. The Reserve Bank of India has projected real GDP Growth at 7.8 percent for fiscal year 2022-23.The CPI inflation projection has been retained at 5.3% for FY 2021-22 and 4.5% for FY 2022-23.

RBI’s Bi-Monthly Policy Review – Key Highlights

The Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI’s) six-member monetary policy committee (MPC), headed by Governor Shaktikanta Das, decided to maintain key interest rates for a ninth straight meeting, retaining an accommodative stance amid the threat surrounding Omicron coronavirus variant.

RBI Monetary Policy Bi-Monthly Review 8th October 2021 – Highlights and Key Takeaways

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday decided to keep benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 percent but maintained an accommodative stance.

Monetary Policy – Important Concepts

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RBI’s Bi-Monthly Review 6th August 2021- Highlights & Key Takeaways

The Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee has kept the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent. This is the seventh straight MPC, when RBI kept the rates steady. RBI Guv SHaktikanta Das said that MPC has decided to leave repo rate unchanged and continue with the accommodative stance as long as necessary to support growth. Das said that India is a much better position as compared to June 2021.

RBI’s Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Review 4th June 2021- Highlights and Key Takeaways:

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) today announced its bi-monthly monetary policy review as RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das read out Monetary Policy statement. RBI has projected India’s GDP growth at 9.5 per cent for the ongoing Financial Year of 2021-2022. RBI has kept repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent, sixth time in a row. The RBI reverse repo rate or RBI’s borrowing rate also remains unchanged at 3.35 percent. RBI has also maintained accommodative monetary policy stance to support growth and kept inflation at targeted level.

Monetary Policy Review dt. 7th April 2021

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) met on 5th, 6th and 7th April, 2021 and deliberated on current and evolving macroeconomic and financial developments, both domestic and global. The MPC voted unanimously to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent. It also unanimously decided to continue with the accommodative stance as long as necessary to sustain growth on a durable basis and continue to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the economy, while ensuring that inflation remains within the target going forward. The marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the bank rate remain unchanged at 4.25 per cent. The reverse repo rate stands unchanged at 3.35 per cent.