Tag Archives: RBI policy

RBI move, what does it mean for loan consumers?

The timing came as a surprise to markets as it expected announcements on the rate front but only during its annual monetary policy announcement scheduled for April 20. RBI is of the opinion that monetary policy changes have a lag effect, so making announcements in a timely manner helps to avoid taking strong measures at… Read More »

Understanding the impact of the RBI policy

The SLR change really has no real impact on the economy as the scheduled commercial banks are already in maintaining a SLR of 27.6%. So there is no real money that is going out of the system. That means that if A needs to take a loan, the money to lend to B is still… Read More »

RBI policy – On curbing inflation

As per RBI data during the current financial year (up to October 10, 2009), the increases in prices of wheat (3.5 per cent) and rice (5.9 per cent) were relatively low as supply side pressures were mitigated by the comfortable levels of food grain stocks with public agencies which stood at 44.3 million tonnes as… Read More »