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RBI to pump in Rs 12,500 crore liquidity on June 20 via bond purchases

The decision was taken based on a review of the evolving liquidity conditions and assessment of the durable liquidity needs going forward, the central bank said

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

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The of India said Thursday said it will infuse Rs 12,500 crore into the financial system through bond purchases on June 20.

The decision has taken based on a review of the evolving liquidity conditions and assessment of the durable liquidity needs going forward, the central said in a statement.

The purchase of government securities under the Open Market Operation (OMO) for Rs 125 billion (Rs 12,500 crore) will be conducted on June 20, 2019.

The government securities to be purchased in the auction would be communicated in due course, the added.

Earlier in the day, the injected Rs 15,000 crore into the system through bond purchases.

The uses open market operations (OMO) for injecting liquidity into the system through the purchase of government bonds (G-sec).

First Published: Thu, June 13 2019. 21:10 IST