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Repo Rates Unchanged Means 'Advantage Housing': Experts

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has upheld its accommodative stance and decided to keep the Repo rate unchanged at 4 per cent during the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting held on 6 August. This means good news for home buyers and the housing sector say experts

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India Keeps Rates On Hold; Market Eyes Views On Liquidity, Inflation

The RBI held the repo rate (INREPO=ECI), its key lending rate, at 4% and kept the reverse repo rate (INRREP=ECI), the borrowing rate, unchanged at 3.35%.

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RBI Launches Latest Round Of Quarterly Survey On Manufacturing Sector

The Reserve Bank (RBI) has been conducting the OBICUS of the manufacturing sector on a quarterly basis since 2008.

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Forex Reserves Cross USD 600 Bn Mark For First Time

The reserves surged to a record USD 605.008 billion in the reporting week, helped by a rise in foreign currency assets (FCA), a major component of the overall reserves

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Forex Reserves Surge USD 5.27 Bn To Lifetime High Of USD 598.16 Bn

The rise in the reserves, for the week ended May 28, was mainly on account of an increase in foreign currency assets (FCAs), a major component of the overall reserves.

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Size Of RBI's Balance Sheet Up 6.99 % For Nine Months To March 2021

'The size of the balance sheet increased by Rs 3,72,876.43 crore, i.e., 6.99 per cent from Rs 53,34,792.70 crore as on June 30, 2020 to Rs 57,07,669.13 crore as on March 31, 2021.

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Monetary Policy Committee To Meet 6 Times During 2021-22

The government moved the interest rate-setting role from the RBI governor to the six-member MPC in 2016. As per the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934, the central bank is required to organise at least four meetings of the MPC in a year.

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India's Daily Gasoline Sales In February Rise 1.5% Y/Y, Diesel Sales Fall 5.3% - Prelim Data

Gasoline and gasoil prices in India have risen to record highs, mirroring global markets. Taxes account for about 61% of retail gasoline prices and about 56% of diesel prices.

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China's Monetary Policy To Support 2021 Economic Recovery - PBOC Vice Governor

China's weighted average corporate lending rate was 4.61% at the end of 2020, down 51 basis points from a year ago, Chen said, reflecting authorities' goal to bring down borrowing costs for cash-strapped businesses

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Rise In Credit May Not Always Find Its Way Towards Increasing Investments: RBI Paper

Monetary policy transmission has remained a pivotal topic of interest across all central bankers. Empirically, however, it is hard to disentangle the effects of a policy change on firms' investment demand, banks' credit supply and their interactions.

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India MPC To Remain Accommodative, Sees Limited Rate Cut Window - Minutes

The Indian economy contracted by a smaller-than-expected 7.5% in the September quarter while retail inflation eased to 6.93% in November but stayed well above the RBI's mandated 2%-6% target range.

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Sensex, Nifty Rise Ahead Of RBI's Monetary Policy Decision

The NSE Nifty 50 index rose 0.23% to 11,861.60 as of 0345 GMT, while the S&P BSE Sensex was up 0.13% at 40,228.93.

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Singapore Central Bank To Issue Monetary Policy Statement On October 14

The city-state is also set to release its advance estimates for third-quarter gross domestic product (GDP) on the same day.

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RBI To Keep Rates On Hold, Provide Economic Forecasts

India is gradually reopening its economy from a lockdown but economic activity remains depressed as coronavirus cases top six million, the second-highest globally.

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