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RBI reduces repo rate by 35 basis points to 5.40%

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its third Bi-monthly Monetary Policy review for financial year 2019-20 has reduced its key policy rate (repo rate) by an unorthodox 35 basis points to 5.40%. This takes the benchmark lending rate to a nine-year low. It was overall fourth consecutive interest rate cut this year, bringing down repo ..

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RBI Monetary Policy review: Repo rate lowest since 2010

The Reserve bank of India (RBI) in its bi-monthly monetary policy review reduced repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.75% from current 6.0% with immediate effect. This is RBI’s third cut this year and has reduced Repo rate at lowest since 2010. Key Highlights With Repo Rate adjusted to 5.75%, consequently Reverse Repo Rate ..

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On Tap Licence for Small Finance Banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is considering to issue “on tap” licensing for small finance banks. The on-tap licensing will allow entities to approach the RBI for obtaining licences for small finance banks on meeting laid-down criteria. RBI wants to cash in the potential of small finance banks in promoting banking facilities for small ..

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RBI Monetary Policy Review

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has announced the second bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2019-20. The key decisions reflected in the Monetary Policy statement are: Repo rate reduced to 5.75 per cent from the current 6per cent. Similarly, the reverse repo rate under the Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) stands adjusted to 5.5% and the ..

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RBI to Infuse Rs 15,000 crores into the Financial System

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to infuse Rs 15,000 crore into the financial system through purchase of government bonds via the auction route. The purchase of government securities would be through open market operations. Open Market Operations Open market operations are conducted by the RBI through sale or purchase of government securities ..

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