Loan may get inexpensive in coming days, RBI reduces the repo rate
- by Disha-Gavandi
- Jun 06, 2019 14:52
First time in 9 years RBI cutoff the repo rate, repo rate is the rate at which RBI lends money to the other commercial banks. Reserve Bank of India(RBI) reduced the repo rate on Thursday by 25 basics points(bps) so now the loans may get inexpensive and consumers have to pay less rate of interest.The reverse repo rate now stands at 5.50 percent. RBI on Thursday also removed charges applied for NEFT and RTGS transfers.
And now this benefits will be transferred from commercial banks to the users.RBI Governor said “The Reserve Bank of India has decided to set up a Committee involving all stakeholders, under the chairmanship of CEO Indian Banks' Association (IBA), to examine the entire gamut of ATM charges and fees. Committee to submit its recommendations within two months of its first meeting.”