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RBI Rates Unchanged: Should You Take That Home Loan Now?

Oct 08, 2021 Meghna Maiti

Experts say interest rates seem to have bottomed out so if buying assets such as a home or car is on your cards, borrowers should go ahead.

RBI Maintains Status Quo, Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 4%

Apr 07, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

This is the fifth time in a row the central bank has maintained a status quo on policy rate.

Repo Rate Unchanged At 4%, 10.5 GDP Growth Projected For 2021-22

The reverse repo rate will also continue to earn 3.35 per cent for banks for their deposits kept with RBI.

RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 4%, Maintains Accommodative Stance

Dec 04, 2020 Outlook Web Bureau

The RBI governor announced that the decision was taken unanimously and added that the reserve repo rate too was kept unchanged at 3.35 per cent.

RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 4%, Says Governor Shaktikanta Das

Three new external members in the panel voted in today's decision.

06 August, 2020

RBI Keeps Lending Rate Unchanged Amid High Inflation; Maintains Accommodative Stance


The reverse repo rate will also continue to earn 3.35 per cent for banks for their parked deposits kept with the RBI.

27 March, 2020

RBI Reduces Key Repo Rate By 75 Basis Points To 4.4% Amid Coronavirus Lockdown

Outlook Web Bureau

CRR for all banks was cut by 100 basis points to release Rs 1.37 lakh crore across banking system

06 February, 2020

RBI Keeps Key Lending Rate Unchanged At 5.15%


The RBI retained GDP growth at 5 per cent for 2019-20 and pegged it at 6 per cent for the next fiscal.

04 October, 2019

RBI Rate Cut Triggers Decline On Fears Of Economic Woes

Shilpa Nagpal

After opening in the green and staying there till the time the RBI policy announcement -- cutting the repo rate by expected 25 basis points -- came, the stocks then started declining.

19 August, 2019

RBI Governor Das Says Time Other Banks Linked Loans, Deposits To Repo Rate


While SBI was to first one to link its loans and deposits to the repo rate from May and home loans from July, six other peer banks like announced the same last week in which the asset side pricing has moved down fast.

07 August, 2019

RBI Cuts Repo Rate By 35 bps To Fuel Investment, Experts Optimistic Of Economy Picking Up

Jyotika Sood

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said Wednesday that the central bank has lowered the GDP growth forecast for 2019-20 from 7 per cent to 6.9 per cent owing to demand and investment slowdown, which is causing dampening effect on the growth


07 August, 2019

RBI Cuts Repo Rate By 35 Basis Points To 5.40%, EMIs Set To Get Lower

Outlook Web Bureau

This is the fourth consecutive time that the RBI has reduced repo rate. In the earlier three policies, it reduced repo rate by 25 basis points each.

04 April, 2019

RBI Cuts Key Interest Rate By 0.25 Per Cent To 6 Per Cent, Loans May Get Cheaper

Outlook Web Bureau

The central bank, however, kept monetary policy stance at 'neutral'.

04 April, 2019

RBI Monetary Policy Today: Central Bank Likely To Cut Repo Rate

Outlook Web Bureau

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das will announce the resolution in noon today.

07 February, 2019

RBI Reduces Repo Rate By 25 Basis Points, Loans May Get Cheaper

Outlook Web Bureau

The RBI in its last bi-monthly monetary policy announcement for the current fiscal also lowered the retail inflation forecast for the first half of next fiscal beginning April, to 3.2-3.4 per.

05 December, 2018

RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 6.50%, Retains GDP Growth Estimate At 7.4%

Outlook Web Bureau

As per the review statement, based on an overall assessment, GDP growth for 2018-19 has been projected at 7.4 per cent (7.2-7.3 per cent in H2) as in the October policy, and for H1:2019-20 at 7.5 per cent.

05 October, 2018

RBI Keeps Key Lending Rates Unchanged In Surprise Move

Outlook Web Bureau

A majority of the analysts and bankers were expecting the six-member Monetary Policy Committee to go at least for a 0.25 per cent hike in key rates at the review.


01 August, 2018

RBI Hikes Repo Rate By 25 Basis Points To 6.5%, Home Loans May Get Costlier

Outlook Web Bureau

The decision to hike key interest rates comes amid a hike in crude oil prices and rising inflation.

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