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Sensex rises 199 points to hit 4-month high on RBI rate cut hopes

Sensex rises 199 points to hit 4-month high on RBI rate cut hopes

The Sensex on Monday rose by 199 points to hit a four-month high on hopes that the Reserve Bank of India would cut rate on Wednesday's policy meet.

RBI likely to cut rate by 0.25% in policy review on Wednesday

RBI likely to cut rate by 0.25% in policy review on Wednesday

Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel is expected to again go in for a 0.25 percent interest rate cut at its next policy review on Wednesday, with an aim to cushion the impact of demonetisation, a majority bankers feel.

RBI seen cutting interest rate by 0.50% on December 7: HDFC CEO

RBI seen cutting interest rate by 0.50% on December 7: HDFC CEO

At a time when the country is undergoing a demonetisation drive, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its next policy meeting on December 7, may cut the main interest rate by 50 basis points, feels Keki Mistry, Vice Chairman and CEO of HDFC.

RBI unlikely to cut rates in short-to mid term: DBS

RBI unlikely to cut rates in short-to mid term: DBS

Singaporean brokerage DBS Tuesday said the Reserve Bank is unlikely to cut rates further due to factors like the US Fed's likely tightening in December and the progress on Brexit.

Retail inflation to soften further, October CPI seen at 4.1%: Citigroup

Retail inflation to soften further, October CPI seen at 4.1%: Citigroup

Retail inflation is expected to soften to 4.1 percent in October and ease further to sub-4 percent level by November-December, largely helped by favourable base effect, says a Citigroup report.

RBI likely to slash rate in December policy review: HSBC

RBI likely to slash rate in December policy review: HSBC

Reserve Bank will go for another round of rate cut in its December review, keeping in line with its dovish stance in the last policy, which might be followed by a pause in the medium term, according to foreign brokerage HSBC.

RBI rate cut: Monetary Policy Committee members favoured 0.25% cut to spur growth

RBI rate cut: Monetary Policy Committee members favoured 0.25% cut to spur growth

All six members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had favoured rate cut by 0.25 percent on October 4 inorder to spur growth, a report released by the RBI on Tuesday had revealed.

RBI to cut more rates next year, says CLSA's Wood

The Reserve Bank of India`s decision in the credit policy to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points and lower the target for real interest rate suggests that significantly easier monetary policy is coming, says Chris Wood, the author of CLSA`s newsletter GREED and fear.

Markets price in more easing by RBI, see risk in policy shift

Markets price in more easing by RBI, see risk in policy shift

The Reserve Bank of India has embarked on a significant but potentially risky shift towards greater tolerance of higher inflation under new governor Urjit Patel, prompting markets to price in another rate cut.

RBI to continue with easing; next rate cut in February: Analysts

RBI to continue with easing; next rate cut in February: Analysts

A day after the monetary policy committee (MPC) debuted with a surprise 0.25 percent cut in rates, analysts today said the Reserve Bank will continue with the accommodative stance but the next action can come only in the February review.
 

Banks agree to transmit RBI's 0.25% rate cut to consumers

Banks agree to transmit RBI's 0.25% rate cut to consumers

 In a good news for consumers ahead of Diwali, bankers today promised to swiftly pass on the 0.25 per cent rate cut effected by the Reserve Bank to borrowers, a move that would lower home, auto and corporate loans. 

Rate cut by RBI: Banks should passed on rate cut to consumers

Rate cut by RBI: Banks should passed on rate cut to consumers

RBI should impress upon banks to pass on benefits of the rate cut to customers by lowering interest on home loans for boosting housing demand, realty developers and consultants today said while hailing the policy move at the time of festivals.

Interest rate cut by Reserve Bank of India a much awaited 'festive gift': Auto industry

Interest rate cut by Reserve Bank of India a much awaited 'festive gift': Auto industry

Terming RBI's 0.25 percent cut in policy rate today a 'festive gift', automobile manufacturers hoped that it will lift consumer sentiment and boost buying in the ongoing festival season.

Rate cut possible only if inflation eases: Raghuram Rajan

Rate cut possible only if inflation eases: Raghuram Rajan

Retail inflation shot up to nearly 2-year high of 6.07 percent, while the one based on wholesale prices soared to a 23-month high of 3.55 percent in July.

Sensex falls for second straight session, cracks below 28,000-mark

Under pressure for the second straight session, the BSE Sensex fell over 91 points to crack below the 28,000-mark with investors adopting cautious stance after the appointment of Urjit Patel as the next RBI chief, who is very unlikely to cut rates in view of high inflation.

RBI may cut key rates by 0.25% in October 4 policy review: BofA-ML

RBI may cut key rates by 0.25% in October 4 policy review: BofA-ML

Notwithstanding the significant jump in consumer price inflation, the Reserve Bank of India is expected to cut key policy rates by 25 basis points in its policy review meet on October 4, as good monsoon is likely to damp inflationary pressures, says a report.

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier food items push June WPI inflation to 1.62%

Costlier vegetables, pulses and sugar pushed WPI inflation for the third straight month in June to 1.62 percent, queering the pitch for the Reserve Bank to reduce rates in its August policy meet.

Retail inflation rises to 5.76% in May; rate cut hopes reduced

Retail inflation rises to 5.76% in May; rate cut hopes reduced

Retail inflation in May rose to 5.76 percent on account of dearer food articles such as vegetables and pulses.

Raghuram Rajan rejects call for cut, leaves rates unchanged; hints at reduction later this year

Raghuram Rajan rejects call for cut, leaves rates unchanged; hints at reduction later this year

The key policy rate, repo, was left unchanged at 6.50 percent and the cash reserve ratio at 4 percent, with RBI citing the uncertainties on account of the surge in inflationary pressure and reversal in commodity prices.

Rate cut would have helped restore investment cycle: Industry

Disappointed with the RBI's decision to leave policy rates unchanged, India Inc Tuesday said a rate cut would have helped restore the investment cycle as the industry continues to battle a slump in demand.