You are here: Home » Opinion » Columns
Business Standard

Last rate cut for now but there're more bullets in RBI's chamber

Following this, the reverse repo rate, or the rate at which the banks perk extra liquidity with the RBI, was reduced to 3.35 per cent from 3.75 per cent - both at their historic lows.

Topics
Reserve Bank of India RBI | Indian banking sector | Indian Economy

Tamal Bandyopadhyay  |  New Delhi 

Tamal Bandyopadhyay

Yet again the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) went for an out-of-turn policy rate cut on Friday. Following an off-cycle meeting, earlier slated for June 3-5, of its six-member monetary policy committee (MPC), the central bank cut its policy repo rate by 40 basis points from 4.4 per cent to 4 per cent.

Following this, the reverse repo rate, or the rate at which the banks perk extra liquidity with the RBI, was reduced to 3.35 per cent from 3.75 per cent — both at their historic lows. One basis point (bps) is a hundredth of a percentage point. The latest round followed a ...

MONTHLY STAR

Business Standard Digital

Business Standard Digital Monthly Subscription
149.00  
subscribe
Complete access to the premium product
Convenient - Pay as you go
Pay using Master/Visa Credit Card & ICICI VISA Debit Card
Auto renewed (subject to your card issuer's permission)
Cancel any time in the future
Requires personal information

What you get?

ON BUSINESS STANDARD DIGITAL

  • Unlimited access to all the content on any device through browser or app.
  • Exclusive content, features, opinions and comment – hand-picked by our editors, just for you.
  • Pick 5 of your favourite companies. Get a daily email with all the news updates on them.
  • Track the industry of your choice with a daily newsletter specific to that industry.
  • Stay on top of your investments. Track stock prices in your portfolio.
  • 18 years of archival data.

NOTE :

  • The product is a monthly auto renewal product.
  • Cancellation Policy: You can cancel any time in the future without assigning any reasons, but 48 hours prior to your card being charged for renewal. We do not offer any refunds.
  • To cancel, communicate from your registered email id and send the email with the cancellation request to assist@bsmail.in. Include your contact number for speedy action. Requests mailed to any other ID will not be acknowledged or actioned upon.

SMART MONTHLY

Business Standard Digital

Business Standard Digital - 12 Months
1499.00
subscribe
Get 12 months of Business Standard digital access
Single Seamless Sign-up to Business Standard Digital
Convenient - Once a year payment
Pay using an instrument of your choice - Credit/Debit Cards, Net Banking, Payment Wallets accepted
Exclusive Invite to select Business Standard events

What you get

ON BUSINESS STANDARD DIGITAL

  • Unlimited access to all content on any device through browser or app.
  • Exclusive content, features, opinions and comment - hand-picked by our editors, just for you.
  • Pick 5 of your favourite companies. Get a daily email with all the news updates on them.
  • Track the industry of your choice with a daily newsletter specific to that industry.
  • Stay on top of your investments. Track stock prices in your portfolio.

NOTE :

  • This product is a monthly auto renewal product.
  • Cancellation Policy: You can cancel any time in the future without assigning any reasons, but 48 hours prior to your card being charged for renewal. We do not offer any refunds.
  • To cancel, communicate from your registered email id and send the mail with the request to assist@bsmail.in. Include your contact number for easy reference. Requests mailed to any other ID will not be acknowledged or actioned upon.
First Published: Sat, May 23 2020. 00:42 IST
RECOMMENDED FOR YOU