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Global stocks downbeat amid worries over Fed rates

World stock markets largely retreated Wednesday amid concerns that the Federal Reserve could push up interest rates in the coming months despite weak global growth.

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

BofA-ML expects Raghuram Rajan to cut rates by 25 bps on Tuesday

Taking a contrary stand, foreign brokerage BofA-ML on Monday said outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan is likely to cut rates by 0.25 per cent in his final monetary policy review tomorrow on expectations of a cool-down in inflation.

Expect 0.5% cut in policy rate by March: Morgan Stanley

Expect 0.5% cut in policy rate by March: Morgan Stanley

Inflation in India is expected to fall to 4.5 percent by next March, giving the Reserve Bank space to cut key policy rates by 50 basis points in the current fiscal, says a Morgan Stanley report.

Bank of England surprises markets by keeping rates on hold, signals August move

Bank of England surprises markets by keeping rates on hold, signals August move

The Bank of England kept interest rates unchanged on Thursday, wrong-footing many investors who had expected the first cut in more than seven years as Britain`s economy reels from last month`s Brexit vote.

June CPI inflation to marginally ease to 5.6%, says DBS

June CPI inflation to marginally ease to 5.6%, says DBS

May factory output and June inflation numbers are likely to reinforce the status that India's industrial activity remains weak while headline inflation hovers at recent highs, says a DBS report.

Must read! This is how you can get more interest on bank savings

Must read! This is how you can get more interest on bank savings

Here is a way by which you can avail higher interest rates on bank savings than what is being offered in the market right now.

Good rains to damp agricultural inflation, support Aug 9 RBI rate cut: BofA

Good rains to damp agricultural inflation, support Aug 9 RBI rate cut: BofA

The Reserve Bank is expected to cut rates in its August 9 policy review meet, as normal rains is expected to contain agricultural inflation and help in the uptick of rural demand conditions, says a report.

ECB keeps rates unchanged at record low as expected

ECB keeps rates unchanged at record low as expected

The European Central Bank left interest rates unchanged as expected on Thursday, holding them at record lows as it prints money to lift the economy and raise inflation

Arun Jaitley, Raghuram Rajan hopeful of lower rates on good monsoon

Arun Jaitley, Raghuram Rajan hopeful of lower rates on good monsoon

Government and RBI Tuesday were hopeful of lower interest rates if inflation continues to cool down and monsoon turns out to be good.

Small Savings Shocker! Rates may be slashed again

Small Savings Shocker! Rates may be slashed again

Interest rates on these schemes may be slashed again in the coming few quarters with yileds on the government bonds coming down

RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on April 5, 0.50% in FY17: BofA-ML

RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on April 5, 0.50% in FY17: BofA-ML

Reserve Bank is likely to go for a 50 basis points rate cut next fiscal year and out of this 25 bps cut may be affected in the policy review meet next month amid slackening economic recovery, says a report.

Sensex gains for second straight day, soars 333 points on rate cut odds

Sensex gains for second straight day, soars 333 points on rate cut odds

After retaking the 25,000-mark, the 30-share Sensex advanced to a high of 25,327.45 before settling higher by 332.63 points, or 1.33 percent, at 25,285.37 -- its highest closing since January 6.

Country has to move towards lower interest rates, PPF rate cut justified: Arun Jaitley

Country has to move towards lower interest rates, PPF rate cut justified: Arun Jaitley

Clearing stance of his ministry, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the country has to move towards lower interest rates during two-day BJP's National executive meet that ended on Sunday.

Banks await RBI policy before cutting rates

Although the government has slashed small savings deposit rates by up to 1.3 per cent, bankers say they will decide on reducing interest rate on deposits and advances after the RBI monetary policy early next month

Savings shocker: How PPF, small savings rates cut will impact you

Savings shocker: How PPF, small savings rates cut will impact you

The government on Friday slashed interest rates on schemes that investors have been using to build their social security funds

US Fed holds rates steady as economy grows despite global risks

US Fed holds rates steady as economy grows despite global risks

The Federal Reserve held interest rates steady on Wednesday, but indicated that moderate US economic growth and "strong job gains" would allow it to resume tightening monetary policy this year.

As inflation eases, industry raises pitch for rate cut

ndia's annual retail inflation eased to 5.18 percent in February from 5.69 percent in the month before even as the 12-month wholesale inflation was in the negative for the 16th straight month, official data showed on Monday.

Inflation down in February; raises hope for interest rate cut

Inflation down in February; raises hope for interest rate cut

Retail inflation eased in February as food prices rose at a slower pace, while Wholesale Price Index stayed in negative territory for the 16th month, raising expectations of interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank next month.

Happy about panel getting power to decide policy rate: Rajan

Happy about panel getting power to decide policy rate: Rajan

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today said he was happy about his powers to decide interest rates being shifted to a broader panel, saying the move was in the interest of the economy

ECB cuts key rates, beefs up asset purchase programme

ECB cuts key rates, beefs up asset purchase programme

The European Central Bank on Thursday cut key interest rates and said it would spend tens of billions more to kickstart the chronically weak eurozone economy, sparking a sharp rally in stock markets.