India plans more than $41 billion in bond purchases
The Reserve Bank of India has so far bought about 2.5 trillion rupees of net debt in the current financial year.
RBI MPC meet: Normalising CRR won’t crunch cash
The Reserve Bank of India on Friday promised abundant liquidity to calm market nerves, after ...
RBI bond buys, dispensation to banks to offset CRR withdrawal
The Reserve Bank of India on Friday promised abundant liquidity to calm market nerves, after yields surged past 6% recently amid apprehension of extra supply of government papers.
RBI to restore cash reserve ratio in two phases to 4%
The CRR is the percentage of the total deposit that banks have to mandatorily park with the apex bank. The move to raise CRR would suck about Rs 1.37 lakh crore primary liquidity from the banking system.
Money Policy: Key highlights from RBI Guv Shaktikanta Das's speech
The central bank retained the repo rate at their record low of 4 per cent and the reverse repo rate at 3.35 per cent. All six members of the Monetary Policy Committee voted to leave the policy rate unchanged including the RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
Interest rates on FDs, loans may go up due to CRR hike in coming months
The RBI has announced that it will start raising the CRR rate from 3% to 4% within the next 4 months. This increase of CRR will happen in two phases. In the first phase the CRR will go up to 3.5% on March 27, 2021. In the second phase the rate will be increased to 4% on May 22, 2021.
Monetary Policy highlights: RBI restores CRR, allows online access to government securities market
The Reserve Bank's Monetary Policy Committ...
Indian Banks to be resilient even if there is a 15% run on deposits: RBI report
A sensitivity analysis of the liquidity risks by the central bank shows that Indian banks could be resilient even if there is sudden and unexpected withdrawal of around 15 per cent of deposits and at the same time 75 per cent of credit commitments utilised.
Reserve Bank of India to be on a long-pause in rates on sticky non-food inflation: Report
It can be noted that the high inflation driven by the food prices has forced the RBI to go for a status quo in rates for the three consecutive reviews of the bi-monthly policy meetings, even as growth continues to be in the negative territory. The RBI expects the GDP to contract by 7.5 per cent for FY21.
RBI wants to ensure current growth pickup sustains
'RBI has done the absolutely right thing by keeping interest rates low and by maintaining the accommodative policy'
There is a case for investing in debt funds as yield curve is about to flatten
NAV for any category of fund reflects accruals as well as price movements in bonds that the fund has invested in.
RBI hit all the right chords by addressing both immediate and long-term needs
The overall policy announcements should be viewed in the context of focus on growth as the central bank knows very well that the government does not have too much headroom on the fiscal front.
RBI likely to maintain status quo in upcoming policy review
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das had earlier said although there was headroom for further monetary policy action, it was important to keep "our arsenal dry and use it judiciously."
Banks await clarification from RBI on CRR exemptions
Lenders say they will not avail the benefit till there is clarity as any miscalculation in CRR could invite penalties.
What are CRR & SLR with respect to banks?
Unlike CRR, money invested under the SLR window earn some interests for banks.