Monetary Policy Committee

Govt appoints RBI Monetary Policy Committee’s new members

As per the RBI Act, the three new members would have four-year terms.

Oct 06, 2020, 10:49 AM IST

RBI postpones MPC meeting, new dates for monetary policy review to be announced shortly

The government moved the interest rate-setting role from the RBI Governor to a six-member MPC in 2016.

Sep 29, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

RBI may go in for further 25 bps rate cut, feel experts

The Monetary Policy Committee had earlier cumulatively cut the policy repo rate by 115 basis points.

Jul 26, 2020, 18:16 PM IST

RBI's fourth bi-monthly monetary policy statement (2019-20): Here's the full text

The reverse repo rate under liquidity adjustment facility stands reduced to 4.9 per cent, and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and the bank rate to 5.4 per cent. 

Oct 04, 2019, 13:14 PM IST

Economic activity losing traction, needs decisive monetary policy: RBI Governor at MPC meet

The Indian economy has been clearly losing traction and needs a decisive monetary policy to promote growth, said Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das while voting for a 25 basis points (bps) rate cut along with other five members at the MPC meet earlier this month.

Jun 20, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Home, auto loans set to be cheaper as RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das cuts interest rates by 0.25%

This is Das' first monetary policy review after taking charge as the RBI Governor, replacing Urjit Patel.

Feb 07, 2019, 11:49 AM IST

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to present maiden monetary policy today

Deviating from the practice of releasing the resolution of MPC in afternoon, the RBI will place it on its website at 11.45 am today.

Feb 07, 2019, 10:18 AM IST

RBI may take dovish stance in February policy with softer inflation

RBI will announce it's sixth bi-monthly monetary policy on February 7.

Jan 17, 2019, 15:13 PM IST

RBI December policy: Ex-RBI Guv Patel favoured status quo on repo rate

All six members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had voted for keeping the key benchmark rate unchanged, said the Minutes of the MPC meeting released by the Reserve Bank Wednesday.

Dec 20, 2018, 11:34 AM IST

Fuel prices to weigh on RBI's MPC 3-day meet from June 4

This is the first time that the Monetary Policy Committee will meet for three days due to "administrative exigencies".

May 29, 2018, 17:00 PM IST

RBI, in careful balancing act, keeps repo rate unchanged

The central bank has kept the rate at 6% for a third straight policy meeting.

Feb 07, 2018, 19:01 PM IST

RBI Guv flagged concern over rising oil prices at MPC meet

In its December monetary policy review, the RBI had kept the interest rate unchanged at 6 percent on concerns of a possible price rise but left the door ajar for a rate cut in future.

Dec 20, 2017, 20:44 PM IST

RBI fifth monetary policy review for 2017-18: Full text

RBI has kept the key interest rate unchanged, on the expected lines.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%

The GDP growth in the second quarter of 2017-18 was higher than 5.7 percent in the preceding April-June period.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Rate cut dilemma remains as RBI wary on Inflation

Economists believe a status quo would be right thing to do by the RBI.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

RBI monetary policy review today: Will MPC go for a rate cut?

The MPC meeting outcome is being keenly awaited by all stakeholders including the industry and stock markets.

Dec 06, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

RBI monetary policy review: What to expect from Urjit Patel

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel, will meet on December 5 and 6 for the Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2017-18.

Dec 04, 2017, 10:48 AM IST

Looming inflation to dash rate cut prospects: Assocham

The chamber observed that as uncertainty and apprehension loom over crude oil prices and vegetables, mainly on the back of rising retail prices of onion and tomatoes, it is disrupting household budgets.

Nov 26, 2017, 17:06 PM IST

RBI monetary policy-makers sharply disagree over rate cut

Retail inflation may moderate to under 3 percent in October and may print 50 bps below the RBI projections of 4.2 percent by March.

Oct 20, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

RBI cuts SLR by 0.5 percent; frees Rs 57K crore for lending

The Reserve Bank will soon put in place a framework for authorisation of electronic trading platforms (ETP) for financial market instruments regulated by the Reserve Bank.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:54 PM IST