Wednesday, 29 June, 2022
TopicRepo Rate

Topic: Repo Rate

RBI’s rate cut comes as pre-election stimulus for Modi govt

Govt officials were quick to praise the cut but economists are concerned that the monetary & fiscal stimulus would be inflationary.

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das’ first rate cut move is government-friendly, as expected

Experts say RBI's 25 basis points cut in lending rate is expansionary given as it comes shortly after an expansionary budget.

Travancore Devaswom Board shows the way, politics over Sabarimala must end now

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RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps in first policy meet under Shaktikanta Das

The repo rate cut will nudge banks to cut interest rates on loans for borrowers and provide a stimulus for demand in the economy.

RBI increases repo rate after 4.5 years, and Rahul Gandhi’s speech has started a fight

The repo rate is the rate at which the RBI lends money to commercial banks. Which means that home, auto and personal loans are likely to get more expensive.

RBI expected to keep policy rates unchanged despite easing inflation & recovering economy

Opinion, however, is split on whether the central bank will tighten its stance in the later part of the year.

RBI leaves rates alone, says growth will depend on stable financial management

The central bank has said that the economic recovery is on a stable path, but said inflation risks persist.

RBI keeps policy rates unchanged, revises inflation forecast for Q3 & Q4

The repo rate remains at 6 per cent and the reverse repo rate at 5.75 per cent after improvement in growth numbers, due to inflationary pressures.

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J.P.Singh, joint secretary (Pakistan, Afghanistan and Iran Division), MEA, meets Taliban's interim foreign minister Amir Khan Mottaki | Photo credit: Twitter/@QaharBalkhi

Hard-nosed, practical—why India has revived relations with Kabul, and why Taliban is welcoming

By protecting the Indian embassy in Kabul for the last ten months, the Taliban is sending a message to its neighbours and the rest of the world.
An employee works at Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. facility in Chakan, Maharashtra | Bloomberg file photo

Bigger cars, smaller chips — Why Mahindra is worried about increased wait time

A major focus for Mahindra will be defending its market share in the large-format SUV segment from Tata Motors and Hyundai Motor.


The Indian Air Force logo | Commons

Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.