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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...

  • Bonds Gain On Dovish RBI Stance; Hopes For Rate Cuts Resurface

    Bonds Gain On Dovish RBI Stance; Hopes For Rate Cuts Resurface

    The more dovish tone offset the initial negative impact from a cut in the banks' statutory liquidity ratio, or the amount of bonds lenders must park with the Reserve Bank of India, by 50 basis points to 22.50 percent.

  • 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 Choppy as RBI Holds Repo Rate; SLR Cut Boosts Banks

    Sensex Choppy as RBI Holds Repo Rate; SLR Cut Boosts Banks

    A reduction in SLR will increase the availability of credit. It will also force the government to borrow at market rates and lead to fiscal consolidation, analysts said.

  • 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.

  • RBI May Hold Rates as Modi Government Eases Inflation Worries

    RBI May Hold Rates as Modi Government Eases Inflation Worries

    The governor will now have to sell his agenda - which puts priority on the fight against inflation - to India's new prime minister, Narendra Modi, who many count on to push up the growth rate. Investors are hopeful the new government will respond to ...

  • 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.

  • 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 Offer First Ever Term Reverse Repo Auction on June 2

    RBI to Offer First Ever Term Reverse Repo Auction on June 2

    Earlier today, the central bank conducted a Rs 60004 crore term repo auction setting a cut-off rate of 8.01 percent, a tad higher than its overnight repo rate of 8 percent, reflecting adequate liquidity in the system.

  • 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.

  • Growth, Inflation, Deficits Key Challenges for New Government: RBI Chief

    Growth, Inflation, Deficits Key Challenges for New Government: RBI Chief

    Indias new government will face four big challenges - subdued growth, fiscal and current account deficits and sticky inflation, Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday.

  • RBI may not ease rates till January next year: Icra

    RBI may not ease rates till January next year: Icra

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to ease rates till early 2015 as the possibility of a below-average monsoon will make it difficult to contain inflation at the targeted 8 per cent by next January, according to rating agency Icra.

  • 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.

  • RBI likely to be in pause mode till December: BofA-ML

    RBI likely to be in pause mode till December: BofA-ML

    According to the global financial services major, inflation pressures are likely to remain as a possible El Nino could affect the monsoon, which in turn would push up food prices.

  • Rate cuts by RBI unlikely before March 2015: BofA-ML

    Rate cuts by RBI unlikely before March 2015: BofA-ML

    US brokerage Bank of America-Merrill Lynch has said its sees the first rate cut this fiscal year (2014-15) only in March next as inflation is expected to fall only by the end of December on a decline in commodity prices driven by the Federal Reserve ...

  • Rajan says call rate should hover near repo rate

    Rajan says call rate should hover near repo rate

    Rajan's comments, during a teleconference with analysts, came after the overnight cash rate was trading at 9.10/9.15 percent on Wednesday, well above the repo rate of 8 percent, after the RBI announced fresh curbs on banks' borrowing from the overnig...

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