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Rate hike to have limited impact on housing sales: Developers

In a bid to rein in inflation, maintain global interest rates parity and ensure the stability of the currency, the RBI in its MPC meet on Friday decided to increase the repo rate by 50 bps for the fourth consecutive time to 5.90%.


Although the increase in the repo rate was along the expected lines, industry experts and developers feel the rate hike does not augur well for the real estate sector, especially the residential segment, as it will result in increased mortgage rates.

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