RBI Jan 28 monetary policy to hold rates likely

On January 28, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will release the third quarter review of monetary policy for the fiscal 2013-14 and the experts seem to be in unanimity with regard to the possibility of RBI holding monetary policy rates.

Repo Rate hike will have cascading effect on economy: BJP

Reserve Bank of India on Friday said that the RBI decision to increase Repo Rate will lead to higher housing and car loan rates thus affecting the common man and sought to know from the government what steps it was taking to control inflation.

Two problems, one strategy for both RBI and Fed

Interest rate made no difference to food inflation because no one buys food from money borrowed from banks.

BJP criticises increase in repo rate by RBI

BJP asked the Manmohan Singh government
to instead go for infrastructure development programmes and
manage supply of foodgrains to check inflation.

Repo to be reference rate for monetary policy: RBI

In line with international practice, the RBI Tuesday decided to anchor monetary policy through a single short term lending rate known as repo rate.

Highlights: RBI credit policy

Following are the highlights of the first quarterly review of RBI’s annual monetary policy.