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Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday introduced that underneath the G-sec Acquisition Programme (G-SAP 2.0), it’ll conduct two extra auctions of Rs 25,000 crore every for open market buy of presidency securities.

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das whereas nearly addressing the Monetary Policy Committee assembly stated that the recent auctions can be performed on August 13 and August 26.

RBI additionally acknowledged, “As announced in Governor’s statement of August 06, 2021, the Reserve Bank will conduct open market purchase of government securities of ₹25,000 crore on August 12, 2021 under the G-sec Acquisition Programme (G-SAP 2.0).”

He additional stated that we’re going to proceed to undertake these auctions and few different operations like Open market operations (OMO) and operational twist is amongst them, and they’re calibrated to fulfill adjustments in macro financial and monetary situations.

“The Reserve Bank reserves the right to decide on the quantum of purchase of individual securities, accept bids for less than the aggregate amount, purchase marginally higher/lower than the aggregate amount due to rounding-off and accept or reject any or all the bids either wholly or partially without assigning any reasons,” RBI added within the assertion.

Talking about participation and bidding, the RBI stated, “Eligible participants should submit their bids in electronic format on the Reserve Bank of India Core Banking Solution (E-Kuber) system between 10:00 am and 11:00 am on August 12, 2021. Only in the event of system failure, physical bids would be accepted. Such a physical bid should be submitted to the Financial Markets Operations Department in the prescribed form obtainable from RBI website before 11:00 am. The result of the auctions will be announced on the same day and successful participants should ensure availability of securities in their SGL account by 12 noon on August 13, 2021.”

Meanwhile, amid the financial disaster, Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday throughout the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) assessment assembly stated that the central financial institution’s MPC has left the repo fee unchanged at 4 per cent and reverse repo fee at 3.35 per cent.

In a press assertion, RBI stated, “Based on an evaluation of the evolving home and international macroeconomic and monetary situations and the outlook, the MPC voted unanimously to maintain the coverage repo fee unchanged at 4 per cent. The MPC additionally selected a 5 to 1 majority to proceed with the accommodative stance so long as essential to revive and maintain development on a sturdy foundation and proceed to mitigate the affect of COVID-19 on the financial system, whereas guaranteeing that inflation stays inside the goal, going ahead. The marginal standing facility (MSF) fee and the financial institution fee stay unchanged at 4.25 per cent. The reverse repo fee additionally stays unchanged at 3.35 per cent.” 

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