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Demonetisation: RBI introduces incremental CRR to manage excess liquidity

Demonetisation: RBI introduces incremental CRR to manage excess liquidity

In order to absorb the surge in liquidity in banking system following demonetisation of high value notes, the Reserve Bank introduced an incremental Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) of 100 per cent for the fortnight beginning Saturday.

'Bank note reform to depress inflationary pressures in India'

'Bank note reform to depress inflationary pressures in India'

India's bank note reform has pushed up deposit growth and boosted liquidity that may in turn depress inflationary pressures, the Development Bank of Singapore (DBS) said Thursday.

Rate cut to boost liquidity, achieve near 8% growth: Finance Ministry

Rate cut to boost liquidity, achieve near 8% growth: Finance Ministry

The Finance Ministry on Tuesday said the 0.25 percent rate cut by the Reserve Bank will inject liquidity in the system and help achieve closer to 8 percent growth in the current fiscal.

RBI to inject liquidity of Rs 10,000 cr via OMOs on Wednesday

RBI to inject liquidity of Rs 10,000 cr via OMOs on Wednesday

The Reserve Bank will purchase government securities for a total Rs 10,000 crore on Wednesday to inject liquidity into the market.

ECB cuts funding for Greek banks as liquidity improves

The European Central Bank cut emergency liquidity assistance (ELA) for Greek banks on Tuesday, in line with a request from Athens, several sources said, a positive sign that lenders are stabilising their operations and building cash reserves.

RBI prefers open market bond sales to suck liquidity: Rajan

RBI prefers sale of government bonds through open market operations (OMO) to suck out liquidity from the system, which is determined by market conditions, Governor Raghuram Rajan said Tuesday.

ECB will not increase liquidity lifeline to Greek banks: source

The European Central Bank`s governing council on Wednesday decided not to increase the liquidity lifeline to cash-strapped Greek banks, a Greek banking source said.

RBI sets MSS intervention ceiling at Rs 50,000 cr

The Reserve Bank (RBI) has fixed the quantum of intervention through the Market Stabilisation Scheme (MSS) at Rs 50,000 crore for the current fiscal to manage liquidity.

RBI to sell Rs 12,000 crore govt bonds via OMO

Reserve Bank Wednesday said it would sell Rs 12,000 crore government bonds through Open Market Operations (OMO) to mop up liquidity from the system.

FMC takes fresh measures to boost liquidity in commodity market

Forward Markets Commission has also directed bourses to disclose open position limits of top 10 trading clients including hedgers on their website.

China to inject $33 billion of 3-month loans into banks: Sources

The injection follows signs that Chinese investors are beginning to bet that the PBOC is going to reduce the official deposit rate, now fixed at 3 percent.

Q1 liquidity position comfortable: FinMin report

The liquidity position during the April-June quarter has been comfortable, barring the period of advance tax outflow, according to a government report.

RBI issues final guidelines on liquidity coverage ratio

The Reserve Bank on Monday said the Basel III liquidity coverage ratio (LCR) will be introduced in a phased manner with a requirement of 60 percent from January 2015.

SEBI for regular issuance of govt bonds to deepen liquidity

Market regulator Securities and Exchange Board (SEBI) Tuesday called for reforms in the underlying market and said regular issuance of government bonds across maturities can go a long way in achieving this by way of increasing liquidity.

FIIs, sovereign funds to keep India market full of liquidity: RBS

Weak global liquidity conditions, combined with appetite from sovereign funds and growth focused emerging-market funds may fuel investment flows into Indian equites this year, foreign brokerage RBS said.

RBI to infuse Rs 10K cr liquidity into market on Wednesday via OMO

The Reserve Bank will pump Rs 10,000 crore in the market on Wednesday by buying government securities to ease the liquidity situation.

RBI to infuse additional Rs 10,000 cr liquidity on Friday

The Reserve Bank Wednesday said it will infuse an additional Rs 10,000 crore into the system on Friday to ease the tight liquidity situation, ahead of commencement of advance tax payments.

ECB can cut rates further, offer liquidity: Coeure

The European Central Bank can trim interest rates further and provide the banking system with liquidity, ECB Executive Board member Benoit Coeure said on Saturday after last week`s rate cut to a record low.

RBI auctions bills worth Rs 22,000 crore

The Reserve Bank on Monday sold short-term bonds worth Rs 22,000 crore to check volatility in the forex market by sucking out liquidity.