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RBI to intervene to prevent Rupee gains despite signs of leniency: ICICI

The Reserve Bank of India's forex strategy has been in sharp focus after it stepped away from dogged dollar buying amid large inflows

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Inflation has spiked in India, with the headline figure above the upper 6% limit of the RBI’s tolerance band for five months.

Subhadip Sircar | Bloomberg
India’s central bank will continue to intervene to prevent any sharp appreciation in the rupee, even after signs of leniency toward currency gains in recent weeks, according to ICICI Bank Ltd.

The Reserve Bank of India’s forex strategy has been in sharp focus after it stepped away from dogged dollar buying amid large inflows. The perception that the RBI was easing back on greenback purchases was accentuated by a rare comment from policy makers in late August that the appreciating rupee had helped tackle imported inflation.

Inflation has spiked in India, with the headline figure above the upper 6% limit of the

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First Published: Sep 23 2020 | 9:40 AM IST

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