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RBI may eventually tighten rates to tame inflation: HSBC

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 16:26

The Reserve Bank of India is likely to remain in wait-and-watch mode now, but will eventually need to tighten policy rates to contain upside risks to inflation, an HSBC report said.

Costlier food items push inflation higher at 5.7% in March

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 15, 2014, 13:27

The inflation in the food items, based on the wholesale price index (WPI), shot up by 9.9 percent in March as against 8.12 percent in the previous month.

ECB says further euro strengthening would trigger looser monetary policy

Last Updated: Sunday, April 13, 2014, 00:16

A further strengthening of the euro exchange rate would require more loosening in the European Central Bank`s monetary policy to keep the overall policy stance as accommodative as it is now, ECB President Mario Draghi said on Saturday.

India calls for clearly communicated monetary policies

Last Updated: Saturday, April 12, 2014, 20:49

The upcoming elections in several countries may affect the full impact of structural reforms this year, Mayaram said.

Differences with BJP a media speculation: Raghuram Rajan

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 15:40

Rajan`s comment comes against the backdrop of certain BJP leaders questioning his policies to deal with the current economic woes.

Easy monetary policy cause of sickness, not medicine: Raghuram Rajan

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:51

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan Thursday said a very accommodative monetary policy can lead to more problems for an economy rather than help sustain growth.

Raghuram Rajan could be under pressure if Narendra Modi wins

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 09:25

Rajan has raised the repo policy rate three times by a total of 75 basis points to 8 percent.

Post-election showdown looms for Raghuram Rajan

Last Updated: Friday, April 04, 2014, 03:27

India`s high-profile RBI governor is likely to come under political pressure to retreat from his hawkish stance on inflation if opposition leader Narendra Modi wins power in the general election.

Rajan hints at gradual easing of gold import curbs

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 19:42

Earlier this week, Finance Minister P Chidambaram had indicated that the government might further ease restrictions on gold imports after the monetary policy.

Developers hails RBI policy; demand easing of interest rate

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 09:03

The statement of RBI governor predicting fall in CPI was a big reassurance, Jain said.

Rajan says payment banks on the anvil

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 23:14

"The point is, we should not be giving licence every 10 years...The hope is to make this an ongoing process," Rajan said, stressing the need to go beyond current practice.

RBI liberalises norms for rough diamond imports

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 01, 2014, 23:08

The list had since been increased to nine and has now been relaxed completely, subject to certain conditions.