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RBI Monetary Policy Committee is responsible for fixing the benchmark interest rate in India. The panel meets multiple times in a year and announces its decisions. More

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  • MPC minutes: It may take years for economic growth to regain lost momentum Oct 23, 2020 04:25 PM IST

    MPC minutes: It may take years for economic growth to regain lost momentum

    There is a strong signal in the MPC minutes that growth revival may take much longer than expected and MPC’s main focus will be growth revival, rather than inflation targeting

  • Inflation targeting, agriculture, capital markets - the many areas of expertise of the new MPC members Oct 06, 2020 02:10 PM IST

    Inflation targeting, agriculture, capital markets - the many areas of expertise of the new MPC members

    Moneycontrol takes a look at the work and fields of research of Ashima Goyal, Shashanka Bhide and Jayanth Verma

  • New MPC member Ashima Goyal resigns from PM's Economic Advisory Council Oct 06, 2020 12:16 PM IST

    New MPC member Ashima Goyal resigns from PM's Economic Advisory Council

    With regards to the members of MPC, the RBI Act states that a person cannot be in the panel if they have a material conflict of interest with the RBI and are unable to resolve such conflict.

  • RBI likely to hold MPC meeting next week Sep 28, 2020 07:13 PM IST

    RBI likely to hold MPC meeting next week

    The Reserve Bank of India has notified that the upcoming meeting of the MPC, scheduled to start from September 29, has been postponed

  • Yields will remain contained on the shorter end given abundant liquidity: Maneesh Dangi of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Aug 10, 2020 09:00 AM IST

    Yields will remain contained on the shorter end given abundant liquidity: Maneesh Dangi of Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC

    We are more confident that yields will remain contained on the shorter end, given abundant liquidity and our view of the continuation of abundant liquidity.

  • To take digital payments to Bharat, RBI to test offline systems for low-value transactions Aug 06, 2020 01:51 PM IST

    To take digital payments to Bharat, RBI to test offline systems for low-value transactions

    The central bank has also asked payment providers to offer an online dispute resolution mechanism to address consumer grievances.

  • RBI MPC meet Aug 4-6: What happened at policy meets earlier in 2020 Aug 03, 2020 03:44 PM IST

    RBI MPC meet Aug 4-6: What happened at policy meets earlier in 2020

    As per the RBI Act 1934, the MPC is required to meet at least four times in a year.

  • RBI likely to leave repo rate unchanged in August policy meet: Report Jul 31, 2020 01:00 PM IST

    RBI likely to leave repo rate unchanged in August policy meet: Report

    The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor, is scheduled to meet for three days beginning August 4 and will announce its decision on August 6.

  • With inflation in India ticking higher it may be time for RBI to pause Jul 16, 2020 12:45 PM IST

    With inflation in India ticking higher it may be time for RBI to pause

    Having cut its key lending rate by an aggressive 115 basis points (bps) in 2020, on top of 135 bps cuts in 2019, the RBI so far has had little success in spurring credit growth amid varying degrees of lockdowns across India.

  • Give RBI Governors a longer fixed non-renewable and non-dismissible tenure Mar 11, 2020 03:15 PM IST

    Give RBI Governors a longer fixed non-renewable and non-dismissible tenure

    The Supreme Court has said the relatively short tenure of RBI Governors fixed by the central government undermines their independence

  • Editor's Take | What to expect from RBI monetary policy review Feb 05, 2020 07:46 PM IST

    Editor's Take | What to expect from RBI monetary policy review

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma talks to Ravi Krishnan about what to expect from RBI’s three-day review amid concerns of fiscal deficit and inflation.

  • RBI Monetary Policy: India's benchmark interest rate now lowest since 2010 Oct 04, 2019 04:55 PM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy: India's benchmark interest rate now lowest since 2010

    In its fourth bi-monthly meeting for 2019-20 on October 4, the Reserve Bank of India's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) slashed the repo rate by another 25 bps.

  • Editor's Take | Will the RBI MPC cut rates again? Oct 03, 2019 06:17 PM IST

    Editor's Take | Will the RBI MPC cut rates again?

    The MPC has so far delivered four rate cuts in 2019, reducing the repo rate by 110 percent

  • Monetary Policy | RBI tilts to support growth Jun 07, 2019 08:01 AM IST

    Monetary Policy | RBI tilts to support growth

    MPC strongly signaled the opening of space for deeper and continuing easing by unanimously voting to both cut the repo rate and change the policy stance.

  • Industry experts welcome RBI rate-cut, all eyes on Budget 2019 Jun 06, 2019 01:16 PM IST

    Industry experts welcome RBI rate-cut, all eyes on Budget 2019

    "Real estate, NBFC, Banking, and Auto sectors would be the key beneficiaries of this rate cut where a temporary uptick can be seen in many stocks but quality stocks will continue to outperform," said Amit Gupta, Co-Founder and CEO at TradingBells.

  • MPC may gratify the market with a rate cut on June 6: Lakshmi Iyer Jun 03, 2019 10:05 AM IST

    MPC may gratify the market with a rate cut on June 6: Lakshmi Iyer

    The political uncertainty being out of the way, focus now turns to monetary measures. CPI inflation in India is still below the targeted range. Growth concerns continue to linger on, says Lakshmi Iyer of Kotak Mahindra AMC

  • RBI Policy Highlights: Will issue revised circular on stressed assets, says Shaktikanta Das Apr 04, 2019 05:00 AM IST

    RBI Policy Highlights: Will issue revised circular on stressed assets, says Shaktikanta Das

    The monetary policy committee has reduced the key policy rate by 25 basis points to 6 percent in order to boost private investments and support domestic growth

  • Comment| Low inflation, tepid industrial production pave way for another interest rate cut Mar 12, 2019 08:26 PM IST

    Comment| Low inflation, tepid industrial production pave way for another interest rate cut

    The next meeting of the MPC, from April 2 to April 4, will be held in the backdrop of benign inflation and slowing industrial growth.

  • Opinion | Life under the shadow of a global economic slowdown Mar 07, 2019 01:49 PM IST

    Opinion | Life under the shadow of a global economic slowdown

    The slowdown in global growth suggests that monetary policy will remain reasonably accommodative for far longer than initially expected.

  • RBI Policy meet highlights: Policy rightfully signals rates may further soften further, says SBI Chairman Feb 07, 2019 02:00 PM IST

    RBI Policy meet highlights: Policy rightfully signals rates may further soften further, says SBI Chairman

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das promises to cut repo rate if inflation is below 4 percent.

  • All eyes are on MPC meeting; RBI could change its stance to ‘Neutral’: Edelweiss Feb 05, 2019 12:18 PM IST

    All eyes are on MPC meeting; RBI could change its stance to ‘Neutral’: Edelweiss

    The headline inflation is lingering below central bank’s projections, crude oil prices are stable, domestic growth momentum is slowing and global rate cycle is peaking out which gives enough room to the MPC to change its stance and possibly go for a rate cut.

  • Opinion | RBI walks the walk and delivers a status quo Oct 05, 2018 09:12 PM IST

    Opinion | RBI walks the walk and delivers a status quo

    The monetary policy committee have acted on financial stability concerns rather than confining its actions to the more narrow concerns about its explicit inflation targeting mandate.

  • As market braces for 25 bps rate hike by RBI, experts list 12 defensive buys Oct 05, 2018 11:12 AM IST

    As market braces for 25 bps rate hike by RBI, experts list 12 defensive buys

    Sectors like consumption, consumer durables, banking, and real estate will be impacted the most from the rate hike as the cost of the products will be directly influenced due to increase in interest rate.

  • Editor's Take | RBI policy: Tough choices for MPC Oct 04, 2018 06:01 PM IST

    Editor's Take | RBI policy: Tough choices for MPC

    As the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee's mandate is to target inflation, there is a possibility that we may be seeing another rate hike -- the third in a row.

  • MPC to meet for three days from June 4 May 17, 2018 10:52 AM IST

    MPC to meet for three days from June 4

    On March 21, the central bank had announced the schedule of the bi-monthly MPC meetings for the entire fiscal year 2018-19.

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