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Sensex rallies 377 points to reclaim 28,000-level, all eyes shift to RBI meet

Sensex rallies 377 points to reclaim 28,000-level, all eyes shift to RBI meet

Market turned more decisive as the Sensex Monday jumped over 377 points -- its biggest single-day gain in about a month -- and the NSE Nifty scaled the 8,700 mark in anticipation of a rate reduction at the RBI policy meet tomorrow.

Oct 03, 2016, 17:40 PM IST
Market wishlist for 2016: GST, more rate cuts & return of FPIs

Market wishlist for 2016: GST, more rate cuts & return of FPIs

Passage of the long-pending GST bill, lower interest rates and a bounce-back in the foreign portfolio investments, as also a stable rupee and good monsoons, figure high on the New Year wishlist of Dalal Street to help it regain the 30,000-point milestone.

Jan 01, 2016, 19:19 PM IST
RBI to cut rates irrespective of Fed moves: Ind Ra

RBI to cut rates irrespective of Fed moves: Ind Ra

RBI will consider slashing repo rate by 0.25 percent in its upcoming policy meet, irrespective of a rate hike by US Federal Reserve, Ind-Ra said Monday.

Sep 14, 2015, 19:17 PM IST
Rajan best man to decide on rates; better than Govt too: Rahul Bajaj

Rajan best man to decide on rates; better than Govt too: Rahul Bajaj

"The best person in India today to decide (on rate cuts) is the present Governor of RBI... He knows better than the government, he wants to control inflation," Bajaj Auto Chairman said.

Sep 09, 2015, 18:23 PM IST

Bankers see higher PPF rate limiting more deposit rate cuts

Bankers have said there is more room to cut deposit rates which can help bring down lending rates, but fear that competing savings instruments like PPF and tax-free bonds will limit their ability.

Aug 02, 2015, 14:55 PM IST

Greater rate cuts by banks in offing: FM Jaitley

An assurance to this effect was given by the bank chiefs at a meeting where their financial performance and other parameters, including transmission of the RBI rate cuts, were reviewed, Jaitley told reporters after the meeting.

Jun 12, 2015, 16:51 PM IST

Nirmala for rate cut by RBI, affordable credit to industry

Ahead of the RBI's monetary policy review, the government on Saturday "strongly" pushed for interest rate cut saying availability of affordable credit was necessary to boost manufacturing.

May 30, 2015, 21:44 PM IST

Hopeful that RBI will cut rates on June 2: Sinha

Asserting that the radical steps taken by Modi government has provided macroeconomic stability in the past one year, Union Minister of state for Finance Jayant Sinha on Tuesday expressed hope that RBI will cut interest rates in its upcoming monetary policy review.

May 26, 2015, 18:51 PM IST

No rate reduction by 70 banks despite two cuts by RBI

As many as 70 banks, including 23 public sector lenders, have not passed on the benefits to their consumers from RBI's two rate cuts so far in 2015.

Apr 28, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

External advisor urged RBI to cut rates by 0.75%

Three members of a seven-person committee advising the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on monetary policy recommended a cut in interest rates at its policy review earlier this month, with one suggesting easing by 0.75%, according to a summary of the recommendations released on Wednesday.

Feb 25, 2015, 19:25 PM IST

RBI to wait for "clearer read" before cutting rates in Q2 2015

The Reserve Bank is likely to cut policy rates by 50 basis points starting from the second quarter of 2015, as base effects for industrial production and inflation normalise over the coming months, a report says.

Dec 15, 2014, 18:52 PM IST

Industry demands immediate rate cut as IIP declines in Feb

Expressing disappointment over industrial production contracting by 1.9 percent in February, India Inc Friday demanded an immediate cut in lending rate by the Reserve Bank to boost the economy.

Apr 11, 2014, 22:02 PM IST

Rate cuts at least 3 months away as not much room to ease: HSBC

Rate cuts by the RBI are at least three months away since there is not much room for the central bank to ease them now, an HSBC report says.

Jul 30, 2013, 18:19 PM IST

Low March inflation to spur rate cuts, say analysts

The drop in headline inflation to a 40-month low of 5.96 percent for March has increased the possibility of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank at its May 3 annual policy, analysts and rating agencies said Monday.

Apr 15, 2013, 20:50 PM IST

CII demands 1% rate cut, reform measures to boost growth

Industry body CII Monday pressed for one percent cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank to attract investment and demanded more reform measures to accelerate economic growth.

Apr 15, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

RBI to cut interest rate by 25 basis points, say experts

Finance Minister P Chidambaram has done his part of presenting a credible road-map to contain fiscal deficit in a rather difficult year.

Mar 18, 2013, 20:02 PM IST

Rating outfits: Softening core inflation will let RBI cut rate

Data for February released earlier in the day said inflation increased marginally to 6.84 percent from 6.62 percent in January, driven by costlier food items and petrol.

Mar 14, 2013, 23:07 PM IST

FM hopes RBI will ease policy rates

Pitching for easy monetary policy in the upcoming review, Finance Minister P Chidambaram Sunday said that if RBI cuts rates it will help economy to grow at a higher rate of 6.5 percent in the next fiscal.

Mar 03, 2013, 15:47 PM IST

RBI calls for more reforms to restore investor confidence

The Reserve Bank of India Monday said recent reforms have reduced the immediate risks for the economy but emphasised on the need for more measures to restore investor confidence.

Jan 28, 2013, 18:41 PM IST

Interest rate cut expected in RBI policy review

Analysts say a convergence of data and government policies builds a compelling case for a much-desired interest rate cut.

Jan 28, 2013, 17:24 PM IST