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Letter to BS: Let RBI take final call on rate hike in MPC's policy review

It may be significant to observe that 11 policy announcements have taken place since October 2016 when the rejuvenated MPC came into existence at the instance of the Centre

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This refers to the editorial “RBI’s dilemma” (July 27). It is ironical to see conflicting views (on some presumptive basis) just prior to the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC)’s bi-monthly meeting.

It may be significant to observe that 11 policy announcements have taken place since October 2016 when the rejuvenated MPC came into existence at the instance of the Centre. However, it would be imprudent to form an opinion by taking any convenient cue from the past as there can’t be any tailormade situation to do so. 

While there are chances of the RBI panel hiking policy rates based on several factors,

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First Published: Jul 30 2018 | 9:39 PM IST

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