RBI policy decision in December could send real interest rate negative: economists

Even though market rates have fully reflected the rate cuts, companies are not necessarily in the mood to borrow as they face a drop in consumer demand and investment in the country.

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Reserve Bank of India RBI | RBI Repo Rate Rise | Lower RBI rate


Anup Roy |
Bombay



A rate cut is almost certain at the next monetary policy review on December 5, as a 4.5% growth rate, the lowest in six years, in the September quarter calls for a greater dose of measures monetary and fiscal policy, according to a survey conducted by Trade standard of 15 economists and bank treasurers found.


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First published: Sun 01 December 2019. 00:21 IST

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