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A·mos 1

A Hebrew prophet of the eighth century bc. He was the earliest prophet to have a book of the Bible named for him.

[Hebrew 'āmôs; see ʕms in Semitic roots.]

A·mos 2

See Table at Bible.

[After Amos.]
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1. (Bible) a Hebrew prophet of the 8th century bc
2. (Bible) the book containing his oracles
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(ˈeɪ məs)

1. a Minor Prophet of the 8th century B.C.
2. a book of the Bible bearing his name.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Amos - a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophetAmos - a Hebrew shepherd and minor prophet
2.Amos - an Old Testament book telling Amos's propheciesAmos - an Old Testament book telling Amos's prophecies
Old Testament - the collection of books comprising the sacred scripture of the Hebrews and recording their history as the chosen people; the first half of the Christian Bible
Nebiim, Prophets - the second of three divisions of the Hebrew Scriptures
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When asked if RBI may taper its OMOs since the liquidity situation has become surplus, Das said it will depend on the evolving situations.
It says, "On a review of the evolving liquidity conditions, it has been decided to scale up the amounts to be purchased in the remaining two OMO auctions scheduled in December 2018 to Rs 150 billion each.
OMOs, RB Bill tenders and foreign exchange swaps) allows the Bank to gain knowledge and insight about interest rate movements and the availability, or not, of liquidity and various securities.
To participate in the OMOs all eligible participants will send their bids as per required format through Fax/Reuters detailing face value of security and deferred price (in case of BaiMuajjal or price (in case of ready payment basis).
Using OMOs, the fed has recently purchased over Si.25 trillion in mortgage backed securities (MBS) and is buying as much as $85 Billion per month in short-term government securities.
The RBI has already injected Rs 20,000 crore through two OMO purchase auctions.
Also, we expect stop rates to further increase, given the CBN's signal to use OMO rates to slowdown foreign portfolio outflows.
The OMO operation will help ease tight liquidity situation triggered by a series of defaults by group companies of IL&FS.
After the OMOs there were some other outflows from the market, causing the banks to go to the discounting window of the central bank, Daily Times noted in a report.
It said, "Based on an assessment of the durable liquidity needs going forward, the RBI has decided to conduct purchase of government securities under Open Market Operations (OMOs) for an aggregate amount of Rs 400 billion in the month of December 2018." The Reserve Bank will detail about the auction dates for the OMOs in due course.
Mumbai: The RBI will pump in another set of liquidity in December by infusing Rs 40,000 crore into the system through open market operations (OMOs).
As part of the OMOs, the RBI will purchase government securities maturing in 2021 bearing interest rate of 7.80 percent, 2024 (8.40 percent), 2026 (8.33 percent), 2028 (8.60 percent) and 2032 (8.28 percent).