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.

Monetary Policy | RBI continues its flexible approach

Between a fixed rate policy signal (or a reverse repo rate hike) and variable reverse repos, the MPC has opted for the latter to retain its flexibility to tweak short-term rates.

Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies

Statement on Developmental and Regulatory Policies Statement sets out various developmental and regulatory policy measures relating to (i) regulation and supervision; (ii) financial markets; and (ii) payment and settlement systems.

Monetary Policy – Important Concepts

Why should a country need a monetary policy? Who makes it? What is the purpose of monetary policy? What are the instruments used for it? In this article, we shall learn and understand all major concepts associated with the monetary policy of India.

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.

Economic growth will only move upwards: Shaktikanta Das

In line with the Union Budget, the Reserve Bank of India on Friday projected a GDP growth rate of 10.5 per cent for the financial year beginning April 1, on the back of recovery in economic activities.

Monetary Policy highlights: RBI restores CRR, allows online access to government securities market

The Reserve Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted unanimously to leave the repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent, Governor Shaktikanta Das said while announcing the decisions taken by the panel.