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Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)

RBI cuts growth outlook, interest rate unchanged

Market interest rates will start increasing at a faster pace now which is positive for savers, especially the depositors

08 Apr 2022 11:10 AM

RBI keeps key rates unchanged; signals more easing to protect India's economy

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee voted unanimously to retain the benchmark repo rate at 4 per cent

09 Oct 2020 2:09 PM

India's near-term growth outlook has deteriorated sharply: RBI Governor Das

Reserve Bank will remain vigilant and will not hesitate to use any instrument to mitigate the impact of Covid-19

13 Apr 2020 2:04 PM

‘Expect RBI to hike rate by 2018-end’

The MPC has revised down its inflation forecast for the second half of FY19 to 4.4 per cent.

09 Apr 2018 12:30 AM

India's inflation likely to rise, interest rates won't: Reuters poll

The RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee at its meeting in October expressed concern about rising inflation.

29 Nov 2017 1:52 PM


Govt wants RBI rate cut before March, say Finance Ministry sources

The Finance Ministry wants a rate cut in the Monetary Policy Committee's December meet or when it convenes in February.

28 Nov 2017 1:12 PM

MPC minutes suggest RBI to tread cautious path; slim chances of rate cut

The report expects retail inflation to be around 3.3 per cent in this fiscal but that directionally it will be trending higher.

20 Oct 2017 2:01 PM

RBI worried rise in consumer prices could threaten inflation target

The RBI’s six-member monetary policy committee voted 5-1 to keep the repo rate unchanged at the on October 4 meeting.

18 Oct 2017 6:36 PM

RBI repo rate status quo, lower growth forecast noted, says Finance Ministry

The ministry, however, welcomed the initiative with regard to Peer to Peer (P2P) NBFC financing regulation.

04 Oct 2017 7:05 PM

GST roll out left short-term prospects uncertain, delayed investment: Urjit Patel

The Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday also kpet the repo rate unchanged at 6 per cent.

04 Oct 2017 4:44 PM


Here's what experts have to say about RBI's monetary policy decision

Despite a slowing economic growth, RBI on Wednesday kept the repo rate unchanged at 6 per cent.

04 Oct 2017 3:53 PM

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 7-year-low of 6 pc amid inflation concerns

This was fourth bi-monthly policy review of 2017-18 by RBI's Monetary Policy Committee.

04 Oct 2017 2:40 PM

Sensex pulls 332 points higher ahead of RBI meet, on global cues

Auto stocks also drove up the market after encouraging September sales data.

03 Oct 2017 10:22 AM

Govt expects helping hand from RBI in form of rate cut amidst slowdown

The Monetary Policy Committee of the RBI is scheduled to come out with next bi—monthly monetary policy decision on October 4.

02 Oct 2017 12:33 PM

How Urjit Patel's first year as RBI Governor panned out

Patel joined the central bank at a time when India was taking steady steps as a fast-growing economy under Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

04 Sep 2017 3:13 PM


RBI may pause in October before delivering rate cut in Dec: BofAML

RBI in its Monetary Policy Committee meet in August slashed repo rate by 0.25 per cent.

18 Aug 2017 5:41 PM

MPC warns inflation rise; says there is space for banks to cut lending rates

The RBI cut the main policy rate by 25 basis points to a more than 6-1/2 year low of 6.00 percent on August 2.

16 Aug 2017 7:54 PM

CPI, WPI inflation to rise in coming months, further rate cut on hold: report

CPI and WPI inflation both troughed in June after three months of cooling prices.

16 Aug 2017 1:56 PM

RBI becomes first Asian central bank to ease policy rates in 2017

The RBI said reduced prices provided 'some space' for monetary policy accommodation.

03 Aug 2017 9:36 AM

Loans to get cheaper as RBI slashes repo rate by 25 bps to 6 per cent

In its June review meet, the MPC had held the repo rate citing the risk of fiscal slippages.

02 Aug 2017 2:29 PM