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Key takeaways from RBI's Monetary Policy

India Infoline News Service / 18:15, Oct 04, 2017

As expected, Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) maintained the status quo on policy rates in its 4th bi-monthly monetary policy. The MPC stated that it would wait for more data and committed to maintain the inflation close to 4% on a durable basis.

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

India Infoline News Service / 14:42, Aug 02, 2017

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to reduce the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) by 25 basis points from 6.25% to 6.0% with immediate effect. Consequently, the reverse repo rate under the LAF stands adjusted to 5.75%, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the Bank Rate to 6.25%.

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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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