RBI slashes repo rate by 25 bps, no change in CRR

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cut down repo rate by 25 basis points from 7.75% to 7.5% with immediate effect.

As a result,

  • The reverse repo rate stands adjusted to 6.5%.
  • The marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate adjusted to 8.5% .
  • The Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) has been left unchanged at 4%.

As per the central bank, high Current Account Deficit (CAD) and inflationary pressure limit possibility of further relaxing of rates.



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