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RBI fifth bi-monthly Monetary Policy released

The Reserve Bank of India on December 5, 2019, released its fifth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for the year 2019-20. Highlights According to the policy, the repo rate was unchanged at 5.15%. Last time, it was cut by 135 basis points to a 9-year low. Accordingly, the reverse repo rate stood at 4.9% and the ..

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5th Bi-monthly Monetary Policy 2019-20

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) headed by the Governor of RBI, Shaktikant Das, voted unanimously to keep the policy rate unchanged and announced the 5th bi-monthly monetary policy of 2019-20 on Thursday, 5th December 2019. Highlights from the 5th bi-monthly monetary policy: The earlier projected GDP growth ..

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5% additional Dearness Allowance approved

Additional installment of Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief was approved by the Union Cabinet on October 9, 2019. According to the approval, the central government employees are provided with a increase of 5%. Currently it is 12% of the basic pay. Similarly, the Dearness Relief to the pensioners was increased to 5% while its current ..

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RBI Consumer Confidence Survey, 2019

According to RBI Consumer Confidence Survey, the consumer confidence dipped to a six-year low. The federal bank says that this is mainly due to decline in employment, income and discretionary spending. The CSI – Current Situation Index fell to 89.4 whereas it was recorded as 95.7 in July. Previously the index hit its low in ..

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RBI cuts Repo Rate

RBI today released its 4th bi – monthly policy review. The Reserve Bank of India cut repo rate by 25 base points to 5.15%. It is the lowest since 2010. This is the fifth consecutive rate cut of the Shaktikanta Das led panel. The RBI also cut GDP growth estimates to 6.1% from earlier 6.9% ..

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