Reserve Bank of India will conduct its first-ever Open Market Operation (OMO) purchase of State Developments Loans (SDLs) on 22nd October.
The OMOs worth ten thousand crore rupees will be conducted as a special case during the current financial year with an aim to improve liquidity and facilitate efficient pricing. The size of the auctions may be enhanced subsequently, depending on the market response.
The RBI will purchase the SDLs through a multi-security auction using the multiple price method. The result of the auction will be announced on the same day.