Hike in key rates to help moderate prices: Pranab

This is for the eighth time that RBI has raised the key rates since March 2010.

Sensex falls 209 points as RBI hikes key rates

Sensex was red as banking, IT, auto, realty and auto stocks led the fall.

RBI`s monetary tightening to adversely affect growth: India Inc

India Inc on Thursday said the continuous monetary tightening by the Reserve Bank will affect "adversely" growth prospects of the country.

RBI step to hike key rates in `right` direction: Montek

The Planning Commission on Thursday said the Reserve Bank has taken the "right" step in hiking key policy rates by 25 basis points as inflation is above the comfort level.

Home, auto loans to cost more as RBI tightens policy: Bankers

Home, auto and corporate loans are likely to become expensive in the next fiscal following the RBI`s move to raise key policy rates by 25 basis points, bankers said on Thursday.

Further rate hike by RBI may hurt growth: Experts

Analysts feel the RBI should not opt for another hike in the calendar year.