Give 70% loan to agriculture: RBI committee to co-op banks

The central cooperative banks should strive to have at least 70 percent of their loan portfolio for agriculture, an RBI panel has said.

RBI may cut CRR in monetary review Tuesday

Moderating inflation has raised hopes of rate cut by the Reserve Bank in mid-quarter review of monetary policy Tuesday, but experts believe that it is more likely to cut the Cash Reserve Ratio for banks.

RBI unlikely to cut key interest rates on high inflation: D&B

The Reserve Bank of India is unlikely to cut key interest rates later this month on account of increasing inflationary pressures, says a report by research firm Dun & Bradstreet.

RBI's infusing liquidity more potent than rate cut: PMEAC

Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) on Monday said the RBI move to infuse liquidity in the system is "more potent" than a cut in interest rate and it will help banks expand credit portfolio.

India Inc steps up demand for rate cut on slow mfg growth

The RBI will unveil its mid-quarterly review of monetary policy on September 17.

RBI may slash repo rate by 0.25%: Nomura

Global financial services firm Nomura Tuesday said it expects 0.25 percent cut in short term lending rate by the Reserve Bank in its upcoming monetary policy review on June 18.

RBI likely to further reduce CRR: Chanda Kochhar

Country's largest private sector lender ICICI Bank Monday said it expects the Reserve Bank to further reduce CRR and release more liquidity into the system, at its monetary policy review later this month.

RBS expects CRR, SLR cut before RBI monetary review

Private sector lender RBS India Thursday said it expects some concrete measures from the Reserve Bank to ease the tight liquidity situation in the system, before the scheduled mid-quarter review on March 15.

'RBI likely to go for another rate hike in September'

The Reserve Bank of India is likely to continue with its tight monetary policy stance to fight inflation and effect another hike in key interest rates in September, even though the global economic environment is on a downslide, believe experts.