Monetary Policy Committee

RBI first central bank in APAC region to cut interest rates: Fitch

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is the first central bank in the Asia-Pacific region to begin an explicit interest rate easing cycle...Read More

Redundant rate cut

Redundant rate cut

The Monetary Policy Committee in its first bi-monthly resolution on April 4, 2019 for the current fiscal has reduced the policy repo rate...Read More

RBI slashes Repo rate, leaves policy stance unchanged

RBI slashes Repo rate, leaves policy stance unchanged

Mumbai: In an attempt to propel economy ahead of the general elections, the RBI on Thursday lowered the benchmark interest rate by 0.25 p...Read More

Overall credit growth not broadbased, to MSMEs it’s muted: Shaktikanta Das

Mumbai: Even though the headline credit demand is growing at a healthy 14 percent, Reserve Bank governor Shaktikanta Das Thursday said it...Read More

Time for Monetary Policy Committee to ditch its troublesome ‘policy stance’?

Time for Monetary Policy Committee to ditch its troublesome ‘policy stance’?

New Delhi: The stance of monetary policy is supposed to provide guidance on where interest rates might go next. By attaching any of the t...Read More

Reserve Bank to hold MPC meeting from April 2 to 4

Reserve Bank to hold MPC meeting from April 2 to 4

Mumbai: The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das will begin its three-day ...Read More

RBI may cut lending rates by 25 bps

New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may cut key lending rates by another 25 basis points on Thursday to boost economic activities ...Read More

A question of monetary policy credibility

A question of monetary policy credibility

The minutes that detail what members said at the Feb. 07 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting which led to the lowering of the policy ...Read More

monetary policy committee minutes hint at further RBI rate cuts

monetary policy committee minutes hint at further RBI rate cuts

Mumbai: The minutes of the last monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting suggest that the RBI going dovish under the new governor Shaktika...Read More

Red flags in monetary policy

We have a rate cut after a gap of about 18 months. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announced on Thursday that the policy repo rate, w...Read More

Reserve Bank of India rate-setting panel starts meet, to announce decision on Thursday

Reserve Bank of India rate-setting panel starts meet, to announce decision on Thursday

NEW DELHI: The RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) Tuesday began 3-day meet to decide on key rates amid expectations it would change st...Read More

No surprises as RBI did not change basic lending rate

No surprises as RBI did not change basic lending rate

As widely expected, the Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI did not change the basic lending rate. The repo rate, or the interest rate a...Read More

Watching price-line

Having persuaded themselves that the bank rate would be raised by at least 0.25 basis points, when the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee ma...Read More

Necessary to keep a close vigil on inflation

Necessary to keep a close vigil on inflation

After two rounds of a hike in the policy repo rate, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has announced a pause. The policy repo rate, whic...Read More

Rate hike to keep inflation below 4 pc: RBI MPC

Rate hike to keep inflation below 4 pc: RBI MPC

Mumbai: RBI Governor Urjit Patel voted for a rate hike at its policy meet earlier this month as a step towards keeping inflation below th...Read More

Hike to contain Inflation

The second rate hike on the trot suggests that for the central bank controlling inflation is a priority above even growth. The RBI raised...Read More

RBI hikes interest rate for 2nd time in two months on inflation concerns

RBI hikes interest rate for 2nd time in two months on inflation concerns

The Monetary Policy Committee has hiked the policy repo rate by 25 basis points, taking it to 6.5 per cent. This is the first time we hav...Read More

Expected policy rate hike by RBI

Expected policy rate hike by RBI

The unanimous decision by the Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank on Wednesday to raise the benchmark rate by 25 basis points w...Read More

RBI review policy: Repo rate to interest rate all you need to know

RBI today hiked the key rate for the first time in over four years — by 0.25 per cent — to curb inflationary pressure from high oil price...Read More

A turning in rates after four years

A turning in rates after four years

There are three simple things to note in Wednesday’s decision of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to hike the policy repo rate from 6....Read More