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WHAT IS REVERSE REPO RATE?


Reverse Repo Rate is defined as the rate at which the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) borrows money from banks for the short term. It is an important monetary policy tool employed by the RBI to maintain liquidity and check inflation in the economy. The Reverse Repo Rate helps the RBI get money from the banks when it needs. In return, the RBI offers attractive interest rates to them. The banks also voluntarily park excess funds with the central bank as it provides them with an opportunity to earn higher interest on surplus money. The Reverse Repo Rate is decided by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by the RBI Governor. The decision is taken in the bi-monthly meeting of the Committee.

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