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RBI holds rates, says will ensure ample liquidity

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept its key interest rates steady as widely expected on Friday amid persistently high inflation but said it will ensure ample liquidity is provided to stressed sectors to keep a nascent economic recovery on track.

People walk past the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai

Sensex closes above 45,000 level as RBI raises GDP target

India's benchmark stock index clawed back some losses to close above 45,000 points for the first time ever on Friday, as the country's central bank upgraded its GDP target for the current fiscal year and kept interest rates steady in the face of stubbornly high inflation.

Outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Ahmedabad

India records 36,595 new coronavirus cases

India's daily coronavirus cases rose by less than 40,000 for the fifth straight day, health ministry data showed on Friday, with 36,595 new infections reported in the last 24 hours.

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