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RBI surprises with reverse repo hike; Top takeaways from RBI monetary policy

India Infoline News Service / 15:29, Apr 06, 2017

The Reserve Bank of India today kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.25% and decided to hike the reverse repo rate by 0.25% to 6% from 5.75%.

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First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement, 2017-18 by Dr. Urjit Patel

India Infoline News Service / 14:53, Apr 06, 2017

The decision of the MPC is consistent with a neutral stance of monetary policy in consonance with the objective of achieving the medium-term target for consumer price index (CPI) inflation of 4% within a band of +/- 2 per cent, while supporting growth.

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First Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Press Conference 2017-2018, Thursday, April 06, 2017
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Urjit R. Patel

Urjit R. Patel is an Indian economist, consultant and banker, currently serving as Deputy Governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). As Deputy Governor of RBI, he looks after monetary policy, economic policy research, statistics and information management, deposit insurance, communication and Right to Information. On 20 August 2016, he was named as the governor of RBI.


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