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RBI to keep rates unaltered in near term: D&B

RBI to keep rates unaltered in near term: D&B

The Reserve Bank is likely to keep key policy rates "unaltered" in the near term as prices of goods and services are expected to be volatile post GST and favourable inflation base effect wanes out, says a report.

WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17 percent in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables.

Low CPI inflation makes analysts confident of a cut in rates

Analysts on Tuesday grew more confident of a rate cut by Reserve Bank at the August review, after the headline inflation dipped to a decade low of 2.18 percent for May.

India's economy gets double dose of good news; industrial output rises 3.1%, inflation hits record low of 2.18%

India's economy gets double dose of good news; industrial output rises 3.1%, inflation hits record low of 2.18%

India's industrial production grew by 3.1 percent in April due to good performance of electricity, mining and manufacturing sectors, as per data released by Central Statistics Office (CSO).

RBI Monetary Policy Review: No change in interest rates, SLR cut by 0.5%; GDP projection lowered to 7.3%

RBI Monetary Policy Review: No change in interest rates, SLR cut by 0.5%; GDP projection lowered to 7.3%

RBI Governor Urjit Patel- led Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) kept the repo rate unchanged at  6.25 percent.

RBI Monetary Policy to be announced today; Urjit Patel may opt for status quo on rates

RBI Monetary Policy to be announced today; Urjit Patel may opt for status quo on rates

With the Reserve Bank of India announcing its second bi-monthly monetary policy review on Wednesday, economists expect that there would be no change to interest rates.

RBI monetary policy review: MPC meeting begins; home, auto loans may not get cheaper

RBI monetary policy review: MPC meeting begins; home, auto loans may not get cheaper

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel, began its 2-day meeting on Tuesday amid experts saying that the central bank is likely to hold key rates even as the government is making a case for a lower interest regime citing low inflation.

RBI to maintain neutral policy stance on June 7: Nomura

RBI to maintain neutral policy stance on June 7: Nomura

Notwithstanding the moderating inflationary pressures, the Reserve Bank is expected to maintain its neutral policy stance at the policy review meet this week, says a Nomura report.

RBI Governor Urjit Patel calls on Jaitley before monetary policy review

Ahead of the next monetary policy review, Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel on Friday called on Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and believed to have discussed various macro-economic issues.

India's GDP growth to recover to 7.2% this fiscal: UBS

India's GDP growth is expected to recover from 7.1 percent in 2016-17 to 7.2 percent this fiscal and further to 7.7 percent in 2018-19 largely driven by the government's reform push and recovery in private investments, says a report.

 

'GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish'

'GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish'

A day after the GST council decided on the rates, domestic rating agency Icra on Friday said the structure is unlikely to fan inflation, and the Reserve Bank will be "less hawkish" in its stance at June 7 review.

Britain sells its last remaining stake in Lloyds Banking Group

The takeover of HBOS in 2008 caused Lloyds to suffer more than 25 billion pounds in losses, with the bailout leaving the government with a 43 percent state shareholding.

RBI on hold for now, 0.25% rate hike likely in 2018: Nomura

RBI on hold for now, 0.25% rate hike likely in 2018: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is expected to keep rates on hold this year as near-term inflation outlook is benign, but a cumulative 50 bps hike in 2018 is likely as growth accelerates, says a report.

Sensex closes at new peak of 30,322.12; Nifty hovers above 9,400-mark on inflation cheer

Sensex closes at new peak of 30,322.12; Nifty hovers above 9,400-mark on inflation cheer

The Sensex on Monday closed at new peak of 30,322.12 by gaining 133.97 points While the Nifty settled at record high of 9,445.40 taking comfort from positive inflation numbers, with the hope that earnings momentum by blue-chips will keep up foreign capital inflows.

April WPI inflation slips to 3.85% as food prices cool

The index basket of the new series has a total of 697 items, including 117 for primary articles, 16 for fuel and power and 564 for manufactured products.

India's industrial output growth slips to 2.7% in March; retail inflation declines to 2.99% in April

India's industrial output growth slips to 2.7% in March; retail inflation declines to 2.99% in April

Industrial output growth slipped to 2.7 percent in March, chiefly because of poor performance of the manufacturing sector, showed the IIP data based on the revised base year of 2011-12.

RBI to hold key rate next month; cut 0.25% in Aug: BofAML

RBI to hold key rate next month; cut 0.25% in Aug: BofAML

The Reserve Bank is expected to hold the key rate at its monetary policy review next month but may opt for a 0.25 percent cut in August, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) report.

 

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month in April

Manufacturing sector grows for 4th straight month in April

April is the fourth straight month in which manufacturing sector registered growth after the demonetisation-induced contraction at the end of 2016.

India's growth projected to bounce back in 2018: IMF

India's growth projected to bounce back in 2018: IMF

The IMF on Friday said that post demonetisation, India's growth is projected to rebound to 7.2 percent in fiscal year 2018 and further to 7.7 percent the next year.

RBI minutes suggest next move will be a hike: Nomura

RBI minutes suggest next move will be a hike: Nomura

The minutes of the RBI's April 6 policy meeting suggest that the next move of the Central bank will likely be a hike in key policy rates, says a report.