September 24, 2021

RBI policy decision won’t shock the markets, assures Governor Das

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept the repo rate unchanged in an expected move at 4% for the seventh straight meeting in its August bi-monthly monetary policy. And now, ahead of the Jackson Hole conference, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that the central bank is in no hurry to go with a policy change or a rate hike as a sudden move for the markets. 

“We are constantly monitoring the situation and we will act at the appropriate time. At the current juncture, we feel that appropriate time has not come,” Das told CNBC in an interview. Das said that all the actions will be calibrated, they will be well-timed, they will be cautious as the central bank does not want to give any sudden shock or any sudden surprises to the markets.

“Once the revival of economic activity shows signs of durability, signs of sustainability, I think that should…

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