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  • Why RBI May Not Hike Rates This Year

    Why RBI May Not Hike Rates This Year

    The central bank is due to meet on August 3, to decide its monetary policy.

  • RBI Should Wait Until Budget Before Cutting Rates: Rangarajan

    RBI Should Wait Until Budget Before Cutting Rates: Rangarajan

    The Reserve Bank of India, in its Second Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2014-15 today, kept the repo rate unchanged at 8 per cent. It also reduced the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) for banks by 0.5 per cent to 22.5 per cent, a move that w...

  • Rajan Welcomes Modi, Turns Dovish on Inflation, Holds Rate

    Rajan Welcomes Modi, Turns Dovish on Inflation, Holds Rate

    In the first policy announcement since the Modi government took charge at the centre, Dr Rajan kept interest rates unchanged, but seemingly climbed down from his aggressive stance on controlling inflation.

  • The SLR Cut is Somewhat a Surprise: Experts

    The SLR Cut is Somewhat a Surprise: Experts

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan kept the country's key policy repo rate unchanged at 8 per cent on Tuesday, as widely expected, with consumer price inflation coming down this year after a series of tightening steps by the central bank.

  • Rajan Keeps Rates On Hold, Cuts SLR By 0.50%

    Rajan Keeps Rates On Hold, Cuts SLR By 0.50%

    Economists in a Reuters poll had overwhelmingly expected the RBI would keep India's policy repo rate on hold after last tightening by a quarter percentage point in January.

  • Sensex, Nifty Rise Ahead of RBI Policy; Metal Stocks Gain

    Sensex, Nifty Rise Ahead of RBI Policy; Metal Stocks Gain

    The Sensex rose 0.3 per cent or 75 points, while the Nifty neared the key 7,400 levels, rising over 20 points. Rate sensitive stocks were flat ahead of RBI policy announcement.

  • Repo Rate Cut Can Propel Sensex to 25,000 Today: Sanjeev Bhasin

    Repo Rate Cut Can Propel Sensex to 25,000 Today: Sanjeev Bhasin

    Markets seem to have factored in a "status quo" on rates and so expect Nifty movement to be range bound with high intra-day volatility. The surprise could be a 25 basis point repo rate cut, which could propel the Sensex to 25,000.

  • Rajan Expected to Hold Rates in First Policy Post Modi's Win

    Rajan Expected to Hold Rates in First Policy Post Modi's Win

    A surprise rate cut would be seen as a shot in the arm for the Narendra Modi-led government, which has won an overwhelming mandate on a pro-growth plank. India's economy has been growing at sub-5 per cent for two straight years and many analysts have...

  • RBI May Cut Interest Rate by 25 Basis Points: Assocham Survey

    RBI May Cut Interest Rate by 25 Basis Points: Assocham Survey

    Around 76 per cent of the respondents in the 125-sized sample survey said that RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan is walking a tight rope as he "knows the mind" of the new government, which has been projected as pro-growth.

  • RBI May Maintain Status Quo in June 3 Policy Review: Experts

    RBI May Maintain Status Quo in June 3 Policy Review: Experts

    Dr Rajan had kept the policy rate unchanged at 8 per cent at its April 1 review as inflation, especially of food items, hovered at over 8 per cent. Food inflation in April stood at 9.66 per cent and retail inflation was at 8.59 per cent.

  • The Week Ahead: Sensex, RBI Policy to Determine Market Behaviour This Week

    The Week Ahead: Sensex, RBI Policy to Determine Market Behaviour This Week

    The week ahead should see markets react to RBI policy meet on 3rd June. The consensus suggests no change in the "repo", however given the new electoral verdict the central bank could tweak through a 25 basis points rate cut to improve sentiment.

  • RBI to Leave Repo Rates Unchanged Next Week: DBS

    RBI to Leave Repo Rates Unchanged Next Week: DBS

    Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan had met new Finance Minister Arun Jaitley yesterday and said that fighting price rise is a priority and the central bank has always maintained balance between the need to check inflation and prop-up growth.

  • Reserve Bank to Keep Rates on Hold: Reuters Poll

    Reserve Bank to Keep Rates on Hold: Reuters Poll

    The central bank will keep its repo rate unchanged at 8.00 per cent until at least January, the poll showed, while the cash reserve ratio won't be changed until October 2015 at the earliest - the end of the forecast horizon.

  • After Rupee Crisis, RBI Shores Up Currency's Defences

    After Rupee Crisis, RBI Shores Up Currency's Defences

    Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan is reviewing its exchange rate policy, three officials with knowledge of the matter said, after the rupee's drop to a record low in August spurred criticism that it was ill-prepared to manage a heav...

  • RBI's 'Best Tool' to Control Inflation is Interest Rate: Raghuram Rajan

    RBI's 'Best Tool' to Control Inflation is Interest Rate: Raghuram Rajan

    A fortnight ahead of the next bi-monthly monetary policy review, Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said the "best tool" available with the apex bank to control price rise is interest rate.

  • RBI policy committee advised keeping rates unchanged in April

    RBI policy committee advised keeping rates unchanged in April

    That was ultimately the decision taken by Rajan, as the RBI kept the policy repo rate at 8 percent this month because of easing consumer inflation. The decision was in line with market expectations.

  • Home loan EMIs unlikely to go down as RBI holds interest rates

    Home loan EMIs unlikely to go down as RBI holds interest rates

    The RBI, in its first bi-monthly monetary policy statement, left the short-term lending rate, or repo rate, unchanged at 8 per cent and the cash reserve ratio static at 4 per cent.

  • RBI chief says current policy rate appropriately set

    RBI chief says current policy rate appropriately set

    The central bank left its policy interest rate unchanged, as expected, and said it does not expect further near-term policy tightening if headline inflation continues to ease towards the bank's targeted level.

  • No rate hike if inflation continues to ease: Raghuram Rajan

    No rate hike if inflation continues to ease: Raghuram Rajan

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday held interest rate steady at 8 per cent, in line with expectations. RBI chief Raghuram Rajan addressed a press conference on the RBI policy review.

  • RBI likely to hold repo rate at 8% ahead of polls

    RBI likely to hold repo rate at 8% ahead of polls

    With India heading for elections running from April 7 to May 12, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan may want to wait for a glimpse of the next government's economic policies as well as the outlook for monsoon season rains that begin in June before making a ...

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