RBI holds interest rate; Raghuram Rajan lobs ball to govt court, awaits Budget cues

RBI holds interest rate; Raghuram Rajan lobs ball to govt court, awaits Budget cues

The decision to keep repo rate on hold is based on the inflation trajectory which is moving along the set path, Rajan said, adding that if the data supports it, RBI will be accommodative.

RBI expects inflation to be around 5%; doesn't factor in 7th Pay Commission award

RBI expects inflation to be around 5%; doesn't factor in 7th Pay Commission award

Raghuram Rajan said that it would broadly be not fair to say that the RBI has become more hawkish over time.

RBI monetary policy review today: What to expect

RBI monetary policy review today: What to expect

Amid rising inflationary pressures, RBI may maintain status quo in the monetary policy review Tuesday.

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan may hold rates to check inflationary pressures

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan may hold rates to check inflationary pressures

Amid rising inflationary pressures, RBI may maintain status quo in the monetary policy review Tuesday and wait for cues from the Budget that would provide key macroeconomic direction.

'RBI may slash policy rate by 0.25% on Feb 2'

'RBI may slash policy rate by 0.25% on Feb 2'

Towards the end of financial year 2015-16, the Reserve Bank of India is approaching the end of its rate-cutting cycle and is expected to slash the repo rate by 0.25 percent on Feb 2

Raghuram Rajan to wait for Budget roadmap before next rate cut: HSBC

Raghuram Rajan to wait for Budget roadmap before next rate cut: HSBC

Even though the fall in oil prices has created some space to ease rates, HSBC Wednesday said it expects RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan to maintain status quo in the forthcoming policy review and wait for the fiscal roadmap presented in the Budget.

RBI likely to cut rate by 0.25% in April: Nomura

RBI likely to cut rate by 0.25% in April: Nomura

With inflation remaining under its 6 percent target and oil prices falling, the Reserve Bank is likely to go for a final interest rate cut of 25 basis points in April, financial services major Nomura said.

More rate cut by RBI unlikely this fiscal: Ind-Ra

Since January 2015, RBI has cut key policy rates by a cumulative 1.25 percentage points (125 basis points).

RBI may hold rates in 2016 on inflationary risks: Nomura

RBI may hold rates in 2016 on inflationary risks: Nomura

The Reserve Bank is likely to keep repo rate unchanged in 2016 as CPI inflation may remain above its target of 5 percent by March 2017, says a report.

New guidelines to calculate base rate this week: Rajan

After goading banks, without much success, to pass on full benefits of policy rate cuts to borrowers, Governor Raghuram Rajan Tuesday said the Reserve Bank will this week issue guidelines to determine base rates on a new methodology based on the marginal cost of funds.

CREDAI pitches for 0.50% interest rate cut to boost growth

Realtors' body CREDAI Tuesday said RBI should cut key interest rate by 50 basis points to boost housing demand as well as growth of the realty sector.

Bankers hint at lowering rates after Raghuram Rajan's push

Bankers hint at lowering rates after Raghuram Rajan's push

"As the impact of monetary policy measures taken so far plays out in terms of bank funding costs, lending rates are expected to continue to moderate," Chanda Kochhar, MD and chief executive of ICICI Bank, said in a statement.

Indian economy truly in recovery mode, more easing ahead: Rajan

Indian economy truly in recovery mode, more easing ahead: Rajan

The economy is "truly" in a recovery mode and RBI will continue with its accommodative policy to boost growth within the space available under government's inflation target, Governor Raghuram Rajan said Tuesday even as he declined to take credit for the uptick.

RBI monetary policy: Raghuram Rajan retains key rates, nudges banks to pass on earlier cuts

RBI monetary policy: Raghuram Rajan retains key rates, nudges banks to pass on earlier cuts

Raghuram Rajan said there is more room for rate cut by banks as the lenders on an average have only passed less than half of the 1.25 percent reduction announced so far during 2015.

RBI likely to hold rates on Tuesdsay, wait for Budget: Experts

RBI likely to hold rates on Tuesdsay, wait for Budget: Experts

Cautious ahead of the US Fed meeting, RBI is likely to keep its monetary policy steady Tuesday amid lingering concerns over inflation, after having already cut the repo rate by a sharper 50 basis points at its last meet.

India's economic growth seen picking up, RBI may hold rates steady

India's economic growth seen picking up, RBI may hold rates steady

Asia`s third-largest economy likely expanded 7.3 percent in the second quarter of the current financial year 2015/16 that ends in March, compared with 7 percent in April-June, according to analysts polled by Reuters.

Experts bet on RBI to hold rates steady on Tuesday

Experts bet on RBI to hold rates steady on Tuesday

"I think Rajan will wait for the Fed move. He will not change the rates," UCO Bank Managing Director and Chief Executive R K Takkar said.

RBI to cut rates in H2 again on falling inflation: UBS

RBI to cut rates in H2 again on falling inflation: UBS

Even as the price indices have moved up in recent months, Swiss brokerage UBS expects the same to fall during the second half and expects RBI to cut the repo rate again by 25 basis points in this fiscal and 50 basis points next year.

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan went with majority view for rate cut

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan went with majority view for rate cut

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan went with the majority view of external members on the Technical Advisory Committee (TAC) on the policy rate to announce the rate cut.

India rate cut tempts shoppers to buy new cars, major appliances

India kicks off its two-month religious festive period on Monday, a time considered auspicious to buy big-ticket items such as cars, and when promotions abound.