Monetary Policy Committee

What is ‘stagflation’ and how does it affect your money

The Reserve Bank of India’s MPC  kept key borrowing rates unchanged last week. The committee maintained an ‘accommodative stance to support economic growth.

published on : 11th October 2021

With economy on recovery curve, RBI begins squeezing out money

With growth recovery, perhaps, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das hopes credit growth will pick up and given the festive season, demand for cash also goes up.

published on : 9th October 2021

RBI harps on 'gradualism'; holds key rates

The proposed rollback of exceptional measures instituted during the crisis, will be 'gradual, calibrated and non-disruptive,' and are being done in two levers.

published on : 8th October 2021

RBI maintains status quo for eighth time; retains repo rate at four per cent

RBI had last revised its policy repo rate or the short-term lending rate on May 22, 2020, in an off-policy cycle to perk up demand by cutting interest rate to a historic low.

published on : 8th October 2021

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das backs continued policy support to revive growth, monitor inflation

According to the minutes of the MPC meeting released on Friday, Das underlined the need for closely monitoring the price situation with a view to anchoring inflation expectations.

published on : 20th August 2021

RBI's MPC begins deliberations; likely to maintain status quo on interest rate

When RBI left the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 per cent at its June policy meet, it was the sixth time in a row that its monetary policy committee maintained status quo on interest rate.

published on : 4th August 2021

RBI may stick to dovish pause

The Reserve Bank of India will keep rates unchanged and continue to maintain an accommodative policy stance.

published on : 4th August 2021

RBI likely to maintain status quo on interest rate, observe macroeconomic situation

An expert said that growth concerns and weak demand conditions owing to impact of second wave of COVID on employment puts constraints on any change in stance by the MPC.

published on : 1st August 2021

Can the Indian economy quickly grab the sustainable 7% real growth it desires? 

The key at the moment lies with our monetary masters, aka RBI, as price and financial stability are central to economic stability. The latter is unthinkable before we conquer the other two. 

published on : 28th June 2021

RBI to continue dovish stance as long as necessary to support growth: Monetary Policy Committee

A few members have cautioned against rising global fuel prices and elevated inflation expectations.

published on : 19th June 2021

RBI Governor says global trade rebounding; pitches for policy support for exports sector

According to him, the conducive external conditions are forming for a durable recovery beyond pre-pandemic levels.

published on : 4th June 2021

RBI projects retail inflation at 5.1 per cent in FY22

The projection is well within the Monetary Policy Committee's target to keep the rate of inflation at 4 per cent with an upper or lower tolerance level of 2 per cent.

published on : 4th June 2021

RBI leaves key rates unchanged, cuts GDP forecast to 9.5 per cent for FY22

The central bank has projected real GDP growth at 9.5% which is down from 10.5% estimated earlier

published on : 4th June 2021

RBI's MPC begins deliberations amidst expectations of status-quo in policy rate

The key lending rate, the repo rate, was kept at 4 per cent and the reverse repo rate or the central bank's borrowing rate at 3.35 per cent.

published on : 2nd June 2021

Second COVID-19 wave biggest risk to economic recovery: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

All six MPC members had unanimously voted to keep the rates unchanged at 4 per cent during its April meeting, amid rising uncertainty regarding the impact of the second wave on growth.

published on : 23rd April 2021
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