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Market, economists see a rate cut in RBI's April 4 monetary policy review

All 15 participants in a BS poll say they expect at least 25 bps cut in April 4 meeting

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Anup Roy Mumbai
Economists and bank treasurers are almost certain that the six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will cut the policy repo rate by at least a quarter percentage point in its April 4 review meeting.
 
All the 15 participants in a Business Standard poll, comprising three top bank treasurers and 12 senior economists, said they expected at least a 25 basis points (bps) cut. Some even said they expect 50 bps cut, or even a cut in the cash reserve ratio as growth dives, even as heavy government borrowing meant liquidity conditions should be

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First Published: Mar 30 2019 | 11:36 PM IST

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