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RBI Monetary Policy: RBI governor says monetary policy primarily guided by domestic situation

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RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: The central bank kept repo rate unchanged for the seventh consecutive MPC meetings. What it means for you?

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das announced the repo rate after a meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee.
RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das announced the repo rate after a meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee.

RBI MPC Meet updates: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Shaktikanta Das announced the Monetary Policy Committee's (MPC) decision on key interest rates today. This marks the first RBI MPC announcement in the Financial Year 2024-25 (FY25). The central bank kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.5 per cent. RBI MPC started its three-day meeting on April 3....Read More

RBI monetary policy: What does the MPC do?

The MPC’s task is to keep the country's retail inflation within four per cent with a margin of two per cent on either side. This committee meets at least four times a year to discuss the direction which the central bank wants to take in the financial year as it aims to strike a balance between sustaining growth and maintaining inflation target. After this assessment, the MPC decides whether to maintain, raise, or lower the repo rate.

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Apr 5, 2024 1:21 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: We regularly supervise banks and NBFCs, says RBI governor

RBI governor said, “We regularly supervise banks and NBFCs and whenever we see deviations we first try to sensitise them bilaterally and when we see after that steps are not upto mark then only we put restrictions if any. I am not commenting on cases where we have taken actions.”

Apr 5, 2024 12:45 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI deputy governor on fintechs

RBI deputy governor said on fintechs, “Examining comments received on Self-Regulatory Organisations (SRO) for FinTech Sector. We will come out with a framework, wait for it.”

Apr 5, 2024 12:38 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: What RBI governor said on gold reserves

RBI governor said on gold reserves, “We are building gold reserves. That is a part of our reserve deployment. And we assess all aspects while building reserves.”

Apr 5, 2024 12:31 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI governor says monetary policy primarily guided by domestic situation

RBI governor said, "Rate action is linked to evolving path of inflation. Our monetary policy is primarily guided by domestic situation and we do not follow the footsteps of US Fed."

Apr 5, 2024 12:25 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI deputy governor Patra on food inflation

RBI deputy governor said, "Food inflation has been highly volatile. And indications are that in view of adverse climate events it will remain high."

Apr 5, 2024 12:21 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: Endeavor to build up FX reserves continues since it acts as a buffer against future risks, says Shaktikanta Das

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI governor said, “There is no change in the policy. This is something that is every market participants knew about the underlying. It is not correct to say it is new. That is the purpose we issued the circular yesterday.”

Apr 5, 2024 12:08 PM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI to allow investment, trading of Sovereign Green Bonds at IFSC, Gujarat

The Reserve Bank on Friday announced that it will allow investment and trading of Sovereign Green Bonds (SGrBs) at the International Financial Services Centre (IFSC), Gandhinagar.

Apr 5, 2024 11:17 AM IST

RBI Monetary Policy Live: In case you missed it, what RBI governor said on CPI inflation?

RBI Monetary Policy Live: RBI governor said that CPI inflation for FY25 has been projected at 4.5% and the MPC has maintained its figures from February. Back in February, CPI inflation was projected at 5.4 per cent for 2023-24 with Q4 at 5.0 per cent. Food inflation pressures accentuated in February; MPC remains vigilant towards upside risk of inflation, RBI governor said. 

Apr 5, 2024 11:10 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor quotes Mahatma Gandhi

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Signing off from the MPC meet, Shaktikanta Das said that the GDP growth is buoyant. The RBI governor concluded the announcemtn by quoting Mahatma Gandhi. "We are inspired by the profound words of Mahatma Gandhi and I quote, one must persevere and have patience. Success is the inevitable result of such effort. Thank you, Namaskar," Shaktikanta added.

Apr 5, 2024 11:09 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Geopolitical tensions a worry for RBI?

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said, “The prospects of fixed investment remain bright with business optimism, healthy corporate and bank balance sheets, robust government capital expenditure and signs of upturn in the private capex cycle. Headwinds from geopolitical tensions, volatility in international financial markets, geoeconomic fragmentation, rising Red Sea disruptions, and extreme weather events, however, pose risks to the outlook.”

Apr 5, 2024 11:07 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Services activity likely to grow to above pre-pandemic trend, RBI governor says

RBI governor said,  “Looking ahead, an expected normal south-west monsoon should support agricultural activity. Manufacturing is expected to maintain its momentum on the back of sustained profitability, the RBI said while announcing the bi-monthly Monetary Policy decision for keeping the GDP growth rate for FY25 at 7%. Services activity is likely to grow above the pre-pandemic trend. Private consumption should gain steam with further pick-up in rural activity and steady urban demand. A rise in discretionary spending expected by urban households, as per the Reserve Bank’s consumer survey, and improving income levels augur well for the strengthening of private consumption.”

Apr 5, 2024 11:07 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on price stability

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said, “The strong growth momentum together with GDP forecast for FY25 give us policy space to unwaveringly focus on price stability.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:57 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Second advance estimates placed the real GDP growth at 7.6% for 2023-24, RBI governor says

RBI governor said, “India presents a different picture on account of its fiscal consolidation and faster GDP growth. Turning to domestic growth, domestic economic activity continues to expand at an accelerated pace, supported by fixed investment and an improving global environment. The second advance estimates placed the real GDP growth at 7.6% for 2023-24, the third successive year of 7% or higher growth.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:54 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: What RBI governor said on repo rate, inflation, GDP growth: Top points

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Here's what RBI governor said on repo rate, inflation, GDP growth

Apr 5, 2024 10:43 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: What PM Narendra Modi said about RBI

 RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Earlier this week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserted that the Reserve Bank has to accord top-most priority to growth and at the same time, focus on trust and stability.

Apr 5, 2024 10:42 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: What RBI governor announced so far, in case you are just joining

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor announced this

  1. RBI to soon notify scheme for trading on sovereign green bond at International Financial Services Centre
  2. RBI to launch a mobile app to facilitate retail participation in govt securities market
  3. He said, “It is our prime focus to build up a strong buffer in form of forex reserves.”
Apr 5, 2024 10:41 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: You can now deposit cash at CDMs using your UPI

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: You can now deposit cash at CDMs using your UPI, RBI governor announces. 

Apr 5, 2024 10:39 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor's concluding remarks

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said, “Price stability will be a key component in this endeavour. At this juncture, we should not lower our guard. Our goal in in sight, we must remain vigilant.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:38 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on 3rd party UPI apps

RBI governor said, “It is now proposed to permit 3rd party UPI apps to make payments.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:37 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on Rupee's performance

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said that the Indian Rupee showed lowest stability inFY24 vs last three years. 

Apr 5, 2024 10:36 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Shaktikanta Das on CPI inflation

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Shaktikanta Das said, “Monetary transmission continues to be work in progress. It is essential for the best interest of the economy that CPI inflation continues to moderate and aligns to the target on a durable basis. Till this is achieved our task remains unfinished. The success in the disinflation process so far should not distract us from vulnerability of the inflation trajectory to the frequent incidents of supply side shocks.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:35 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI on use of public money by financial entities

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Financial entities should be mindful of the use of public money, RBI governor said.

Apr 5, 2024 10:34 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI to launch mobile app for investing in govt securities

RBI governor said that the central banks has retained the directive scheme launched in Nov 2021. “It is now proposed to launch a mobile app,” he said.

Apr 5, 2024 10:33 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on Foreign reserve (FR)

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said this on Foreign reserve (FR), “Earlier, the decline in foreign exchange was party due to a change in valuation. And we had at that time, clearly and firmly stated that we were using our FR in a judicial manner. The strong umbrella that we have built. We were mindful. As you see, now the reserves stand at the highest - 645.6.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:32 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Key points from Shaktikanta Das' speech

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Here are key things RBI governor has said so far:

  1. RBI has maintained the stance of 'withdrawal of accommodation' 
  2. RBI decides to keep the ranges unchanged by a 5:1 majority
  3. Prospects of investment activity have remained bright 
  4. Outlook for agricultural activity remain bright; indicators show that urban consumption has remained buoyant 
  5. As rural demand catches up, consumption expected to support economic growth Global economy looking resilient with a stable outlook
Apr 5, 2024 10:29 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on remittances 

RBI governor said, “Cost of receiving remittances is coming down and External commercial borrowings recorded higher net inflow compared to previous year.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:29 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on ‘consultative approach’

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said, “More than 1,000 circulars have been withdrawn and RBI will continue to follow consultative approach.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:28 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on high public debt

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: While commenting on high public debt, RBI governor said such debt is a dormant risk that could erupt.

Apr 5, 2024 10:27 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Inflation projections for FY25

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Inflation for FY25 projected at 4.5% 

Q1-4.9 

Q2-3.8 

Q3-4.6 

Q4-4.5%

Apr 5, 2024 10:25 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: What RBI governor said on financial conditions 

RBI governor said this on financial conditions: 

  1. Financial conditions remain conducive
  2. RBI will remain nimble and flexible
  3. RBI will deploy appropriate mix of instruments to ensure the money market evolves. 
Apr 5, 2024 10:24 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Shaktikanta Das on investment in India 

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said, “Prospects of investment activity remain bright because of persisting and robust govt capital expenditure, Healthy balance sheets of banks and corporates, increasing capacity utilisation, strengthening business optimism.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:23 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: What Shaktikanta Das said on liquidity

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: Shaktikanta Das said that liquidity situation improved in 1st half of the month and RBI conducted 14 fine tuning operations in February to earlier march.

Apr 5, 2024 10:22 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor has said this so far

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: This is what RBI governor has said so far, in case you are just joining: 

  1. Strengthening of rural demand improving rural conditions
  2. Monitoring sustained inflation
  3. Consumer confidence reached a new height persistent and robust governmentt expenditure healthy balanced sheets of banks
  4. Strengthing business optimistic as reflected in survey
Apr 5, 2024 10:21 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: For RBI governor, this is the elephant in the room

RBI governor said, “The elephant in the room was inflation, the elephant has gone for a walk. It is essential that the best interest of the economy. CPI inflation continues to moderate and aligns with the target.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:20 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on India's GDP growth

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said, “India presents a different picture on account of its fiscal consolidation and faster GDP growth. Turning to domestic growth, domestic economic activity continues to expand at an accelerated pace, supported by fixed investment and an improving global environment. The second advance estimates placed the real GDP growth at 7.6% for 2023-24, the third successive year of 7% or higher growth.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:19 AM IST

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor on monsoons

RBI MPC Meet LIVE updates: RBI governor said, “Assuming a normal monsoon, CPI inflation is projected at 4.5%, the current year 2024-2025.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:18 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: What RBI governor said on crude oil prices

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said, "Recent uptake in crude prices - need to be closely monitored."

 

Apr 5, 2024 10:17 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: Flow of resources to commercial sector banks high says RBI governor 

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said, “Total flow of resources to the commercial sector from banks 31.2 lakh crore during 2023-24 is significantly higher than 26.4 lakh crore previous year.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:17 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: What RBI governor has said so far?

  1. Global debt-to-GDP ratio remains high, may have spill-over effect on emerging economies. 
  2. Food inflation pressures accentuated in February; MPC remains vigilant towards upside risk of inflation
  3. MPC decides to remain focused on withdrawal of accommodative stance
  4. Robust growth prospects provide policy space to remain focused on bringing inflation to 4 pc target
Apr 5, 2024 10:15 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor on inflation

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said, "Looking ahead, robust growth prospects provide policy space to remain focused on inflation and ensure its descent to the target of 4 percent. As uncertainties in food prices continue to pose challenges, the MPC remains vigilant to the upside risks to inflation that may derail the path to disinflation. Under these circumstances, monetary policy must continue to be actively disinflationary to ensure anchoring of inflation expectations and fuller transmission of past monetary policy actions."

Apr 5, 2024 10:14 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: What about MSF and Bank rates

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said that MSF & Bank rates continue to be at 6.75%

Apr 5, 2024 10:14 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor on inflation targets

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said that inflation is moving closer to targets but the last mile is turning out to be challenging.

Apr 5, 2024 10:12 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: Was keeping repo rate unchanged a majority decision? 

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI's monetary policy decision based on majority of 5:1 vote, says Governor Das

Apr 5, 2024 10:11 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor on SDF rate

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said, "The Standing Deposit Facility rate remains at 6.25% and the Marginal Standing Facility rate and Bank Rate remain at 6.75%."

Apr 5, 2024 10:10 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor on global economy and trade

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said this on global economy: 

  1. Global economy has remained resilient. 
  2. Global trade is expected to grow faster in 2024. 
  3. The last mile of inflation is turning out to be challenging. 
  4. The equity market has remained volatile. 
  5. In the last statement, I expressed concerns about high levels of emerging market
Apr 5, 2024 10:09 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor on core inflation

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said that core inflation has declined steadily owing to which MPC must be 'actively disinflationary'.

Apr 5, 2024 10:08 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: What RBI governor said

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI governor said in his speech, “The RBI is well-positioned to take appropriate steps in the best interest of the economy I would like to focus on the decision of the monetary meeting: After a detailed assessment, RBI MPC decided by majority 5-1 - policy repo rate unchanged The SDF rate remained at 2. MSF and bank rate - 6.75%.”

Apr 5, 2024 10:04 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5 per cent

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5 per cent

Apr 5, 2024 9:49 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: US Fed and Bank of Japan could have impact on RBI's rate decision?

RBI MPC meet live updates: The US Federal Reserve decided to hold its interest rate steady between 5.25% and 5.2%. The Bank of Japan (BoJ) raised its rate for the first time since 2007 and ended an eight-year negative interest rate regime.

Apr 5, 2024 9:44 AM IST

RBI MPC meet live updates: When and where to watch RBI governor's speech?

RBI MPC meet live updates: RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das is set to announce RBI MPC's decision on key interest rates today at 10am.

Where to watch? The RBI governor's speech will streamed online on the RBI's official YouTube channel.

Alternatively? You can also watch it on RBI's official social media handle on X.

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