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'GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish'

'GST rates unlikely to hurt inflation, RBI to be less hawkish'

A day after the GST council decided on the rates, domestic rating agency Icra on Friday said the structure is unlikely to fan inflation, and the Reserve Bank will be "less hawkish" in its stance at June 7 review.

RBI on hold for now, 0.25% rate hike likely in 2018: Nomura

RBI on hold for now, 0.25% rate hike likely in 2018: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is expected to keep rates on hold this year as near-term inflation outlook is benign, but a cumulative 50 bps hike in 2018 is likely as growth accelerates, says a report.

Falling food prices cement its view on Aug rate cut: BofA-ML

A fall in food inflation in May, better monsoon prospects and the ongoing rupee appreciation lowering inflation will help the Reserve Bank to deliver a 0.25 percent rate cut in August, a report said on Thursday.

 

Normal rains to prop rural India; RBI rate cut on cards: BofAML

Normal rains to prop rural India; RBI rate cut on cards: BofAML

A normal monsoon this year should continue to revive rural demand and allow the RBI to cut rates by 0.25 percent in August, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch report.

RBI had its 'carpe diem' moment on Apr 6: HSBC

RBI had its 'carpe diem' moment on Apr 6: HSBC

The Reserve Bank "killed several birds with one stone" in its policy meet on April 6 by not sucking out excess liquidity with its permanent tool like open market operations (OMO) and CRR hike, an HSBC report says.

RBI may go for 0.25% rate cut in August: Report

RBI may go for 0.25% rate cut in August: Report

The monetary policy committee of the Reserve Bank of India is expected to cut policy rates by 0.25 percent in August on weak growth and benign inflation, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) report.

Favourable domestic factors to accelerate growth: RBI

Favourable domestic factors to accelerate growth: RBI

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said economic growth in the current fiscal will accelerate to 7.4 percent compared to 6.7 percent in 2016-17 on the back of several favourable domestic factors and improvement in global environment.

RBI monetary policy review of 2017-18: Key highlights

RBI monetary policy review of 2017-18: Key highlights

RBI left its benchmark lending rate unchanged at 6.25 percent for the third policy review in a row citing upside risk to inflation.

Need a well capitalised banking sector to support economy: RBI Guv Urjit Patel

Need a well capitalised banking sector to support economy: RBI Guv Urjit Patel

Stating that liquidity has surged in the system post demonetisation, Patel said that RBI will continue to provide sufficient liquidity through LAF.

RBI Monetary Policy: Urjit Patel brings no respite to borrowers; hikes reverse repo rate to 6%

RBI Monetary Policy: Urjit Patel brings no respite to borrowers; hikes reverse repo rate to 6%

RBI kept its repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent for a third consecutive policy meeting on Thursday while it has raised the reverse repo rate.

RBI monetary policy to be presented today; likely to hold interest rates

RBI monetary policy to be presented today; likely to hold interest rates

The Monetary Policy Committee, headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel, began its 2-day meeting yesterday amid experts saying that the central bank is likely to hold the rate.

RBI monetary policy review: Change in interest rates unlikely

RBI monetary policy review: Change in interest rates unlikely

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep interest rates unchanged at its first bi-monthly monetary policy review of this fiscal due on Thursday.

RBI likely to go for status quo at April review: Analysts

RBI likely to go for status quo at April review: Analysts

The Reserve Bank is likely to opt for status quo despite the March 2017 inflation number being much below the targeted level at next month's policy review, analysts said on Monday.

RBI monetary policy: Interest rates to stay on hold throughout 2017, says Nomura

RBI monetary policy: Interest rates to stay on hold throughout 2017, says Nomura

India's rate cutting cycle has come to an end and policy rates are likely to be on hold throughout 2017 as inflation is expected to stay above the Reserve Bank's target, says a Nomura report.

RBI's next rate cut in August, prospect hinges on monsoon: BofAML

RBI's next rate cut in August, prospect hinges on monsoon: BofAML

Reserve Bank may finally go for a 25 basis points rate cut in August if a good monsoon contains core inflation at a moderate 4-5 percent, says a Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML) report.

RBI to be on hold unless inflation, growth undershoot targets

RBI to be on hold unless inflation, growth undershoot targets

The Reserve Bank is expected to hold rates steady over the "foreseeable future", unless inflation and growth undershoot targets sharply, says an HSBC report.

There is scope for further cuts in lending rates: RBI Guv

There is scope for further cuts in lending rates: RBI Guv

RBI Governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday said there is further scope for banks to reduce lending rates as the Reserve Bank has already brought down its policy rates by 175 basis points since January 2015.

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy | Part III

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy. Watch this special segments and get to know more here.

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy | Part II

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy. Watch this special segments and get to know more here.

RBI offers no respite to borrowers, keeps interest rates unchanged

RBI offers no respite to borrowers, keeps interest rates unchanged

Giving no respite to borrowers, the Reserve Bank for the second time in a row on Wednesday opted for a status quo in its key rates but shifted the stance of the monetary policy from 'accommodative' to 'neutral'.