Marginal Standing Facility Current Affairs, GK & News

Marginal Standing Facility

Marginal Standing Facility is a new Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF) window created by Reserve Bank of India in its credit policy of May 2011.  MSF is the rate at which the banks are able to borrow overnight funds from RBI against the approved government securities. The question is – Banks are already able to borrow ..

RBI keeps Repo Rate Unchanged at 4%

The Monetary Policy Committee of the Reserve Bank of India has decided to keep the Repo Rate unchanged during the bi-monthly policy review of the apex bank. The MPC is headed by Shaktikanta Das, the Governor of the RBI. The apex bank has already reduced the repo rate by 115 basis points since March this ..

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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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RBI Sixth bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2018-19: Key Facts

The important facts related to the RBI’s sixth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2018-19 is listed below: RBI has relaxed the CPI or retail inflation forecasts for India in FY20. Because of the low inflation forecasts, RBI has decided to trim down policy repo rate by 25 basis points, taking the overall interest rate down ..

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RBI’s Monetary Policy Review: RBI Hikes Repo Rate to 6.25%

On June 6, 2018, the six members Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI has decided to hike Repo (short term lending rate) to 6.25% from 6.00%. As per the second Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement, the current policy rates of RBI would be as follows: Repo Rate: 6.25% Reverse Repo Rate: 6.00% Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) ..

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Reverse Repo Rate

Reverse repo rate is the rate of interest at which the RBI borrows funds from other banks in the short term . This is done by RBI selling government bonds / securities to banks with the commitment to buy them back at a future date. The banks use the reverse repo facility to deposit their ..

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