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RBI conducts one-year and three-year tenor LTRO to reduce banks’ lending rates

The Reserve Bank of India is conducting one-year and three-year tenor LTRO to help banks to reduce their lending rates. In the latest bi-monthly policy review, it announced term repurchase agreements (repos) of one-year and three-year tenors for Rs 1 trillion at the policy repo rate. RBI has conducted three LTRO- Long-term repo operation on February ..

RBI Monetary Policy – Repo rate remains 5.15%

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently conducted its sixth bi-monthly Monetary policy committee (MPC) meeting and released the statement. The repo rate was left unchanged at 5.15%, as a unanimous decision taken by the MPC members. The central bank also announced that it had no plans to monetize the government’s fiscal deficit, which means ..

World Bank lowers India’s FY 2019-20 Growth Estimate to 5%

On Wednesday, 8th January 2020, the Washington D.C based international financial institution, World Bank has lowered India’s growth rate to 5 percent for the Financial Year (FY) 2019-2020 from the earlier projected growth rate of 6 percent, following the projection of 5 percent growth rate by both the India’s central bank- the Reserve Bank of ..

RBI introduces a New Type of Prepaid Payment Instrument (PPI)

The regulator of the entire banking system in India, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has introduced a new semi-closed type payment instrument system under the Prepaid Payment Instruments (PPIs). Earlier this month, on the 5th of December, the Reserve Bank of India has issued the fifth Bi-monthly monetary policy statement, in which the RBI ..