Open Market Operations:
RBI announces ₹20,000 crore open market operations on February 10.
- Open market operations are the sale and purchase of government securities and treasury bills by RBI or the central bank of the country.
- The objective of OMO is to regulate the money supply in the economy.
- It is one of the quantitative monetary policy tools.
- RBI carries out the OMO through commercial banks and does not directly deal with the public.