RBI to cut repo rate by 0.25% in April: Nomura

RBI to cut repo rate by 0.25% in April: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is likely to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) after the Budget, in its policy meeting in April, beyond which the central bank is expected to stay on hold, says a Nomura report.

 

Bank of England cuts UK growth forecasts, holds rates

The Bank of England cut its economic growth forecasts on Thursday and left interest rates at a record-low, as policymakers fretted over slumping oil prices and the darkening global outlook.

Interest rates not holding back economy: Raghuram Rajan

Interest rates not holding back economy: Raghuram Rajan

A day after leaving interest rates unchanged for the second time in as many months, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday said interest rates are not holding back the economy.

RBI monetary policy review today: What to expect

RBI monetary policy review today: What to expect

Amid rising inflationary pressures, RBI may maintain status quo in the monetary policy review Tuesday.

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan may hold rates to check inflationary pressures

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan may hold rates to check inflationary pressures

Amid rising inflationary pressures, RBI may maintain status quo in the monetary policy review Tuesday and wait for cues from the Budget that would provide key macroeconomic direction.

RBI to announce monetary policy review on Tuesday

RBI to announce monetary policy review on Tuesday

BofA Merrill Lynch Global Research said it "continue to expect" the RBI to cut the key policy rate by 25 basis points in the February policy review.

'RBI to maintain status quo on rates; easing post-budget'

'RBI to maintain status quo on rates; easing post-budget'

According to the global financial services major, the Reserve Bank of India is expected to maintain an accommodative stance.

 

UK investors call for interest rate cut in India

UK investors call for interest rate cut in India

The UK-based investors have asked the Indian government to cut real interest rates to help boost investments, underlining that rates are way too high and need to be brought down significantly.

RBI likely to cut rates by 0.25% in April: Deutsche Bank

RBI likely to cut rates by 0.25% in April: Deutsche Bank

The report noted that RBI is likely to meet its near term target of achieving 5.8 percent CPI inflation by early 2016, largely due to the ongoing correction in commodity prices.

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan goes with panel on rate status quo

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan goes with panel on rate status quo

Four of the five external members of RBI's Technical Advisory Committee had favoured status quo in interest rate and Governor Raghuram Rajan went along with them while deciding the bi-monthly policy earlier this month.

Interest rate to be based on marginal cost of funds from Apr 1

Interest rate to be based on marginal cost of funds from Apr 1

To ensure better transmission of its rate cuts to borrowers, RBI on Thursday said all banks will have to follow a new and uniform methodology from April next year to calculate base rate as per the marginal cost of funds.

Watch: Key takeaways from Fed rate hike

Watch: Key takeaways from Fed rate hike

End of uncertainty and accommodative outlook for future will help policy makers in emerging economies.

India well prepared to deal with US rate hike: Financy Ministry

The US Federal Reserve last night hiked interest rates by 0.25 percent.

Historic! US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 0.25%, first time since 2006

Historic! US Federal Reserve hikes interest rates by 0.25%, first time since 2006

In a historic move, the US Federal Reserve on Wednesday hiked interest rates by 0.25 percent, the first raise in almost a decade, a sign that the world`s largest economy had overcome most of the wounds of the global financial crisis.

GST, Fed rate hike worries drag Sensex to 3-month low, falls 208 points

GST, Fed rate hike worries drag Sensex to 3-month low, falls 208 points

This was the seventh fall in last eight sessions, and for the week, the index slumped by 593.68 points or 2.31 percent, making it the second-straight weekly fall.

Housing prices down 15-20%; no scope for further cut: CREDAI

Housing prices have fallen by an average 15-20 percent across the country in last 18 months and there is no scope for further reduction, realtors' apex body CREDAI said on Wednesday.

RBI may hold rates in 2016 on inflationary risks: Nomura

RBI may hold rates in 2016 on inflationary risks: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is likely to keep repo rate unchanged in 2016 as CPI inflation may remain above its target of 5 percent by March 2017, says a report.

RBI may cut rates at February review, says BofAML

RBI may cut rates at February review, says BofAML

A day after the Reserve Bank held its rates unchanged, foreign brokerage Bank of America Merrill Lynch on Wednesday said it expects RBI will go for a 0.25 percent cut at the next review in February on inflation coming under control, lending rates being high and sagging growth.

'RBI status quo clears uncertainty, to help car buyers decide'

RBI keeping key interest rate unchanged will clear uncertainty and help car buyers firm up purchase decisions to cash in on year-end promotional offers, according to automobile industry players.

RBI keeps policy rate unchanged on inflation concerns

The cash reserve ratio or the amount of deposits banks park with RBI has also been left unchanged at 4 percent.