India business confidence dips to 5 month low in May

India business confidence dips to 5 month low in May

 Confidence among Indian businesses fell to a five month low in May, and with rising inflationary pressure, there is limited scope for the RBI to cut rates, says a survey.

RBI likely to go for 0.50% rate cut in FY17: Morgan Stanley

RBI likely to go for 0.50% rate cut in FY17: Morgan Stanley

The Reserve Bank of India is likely to go for another 50 bps rate cut in the current financial year, global financial services firm Morgan Stanley said Tuesday.

Transmission of recent rate cut to be more effective: Mundra

Transmission of recent rate cut to be more effective: Mundra

A day after the Reserve Bank cut policy rate by 0.25 percent, Deputy Governor S S Mundra today expressed hope that transmission of lower interest rate through banks will be more effective this time.

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan faces calls to pull the trigger

RBI policy review: Raghuram Rajan faces calls to pull the trigger

According to a senior official from a state-owned bank, although a 0.25 percent rate cut has been factored in by the market, there is also a high possibility of RBI slashing it by 0.50 percent.

RBI to cut repo rate by 0.25% on April 5: Morgan Stanley

RBI to cut repo rate by 0.25% on April 5: Morgan Stanley

The Reserve Bank is expected to cut key interest rate by 0.25 percent in the next week's policy review meet, which will be supportive of growth recovery, says a Morgan Stanley report.

I want what everybody wants: FM Jaitley on rate cut by RBI

I want what everybody wants: FM Jaitley on rate cut by RBI

 Indicating his desire for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates at its monetary policy review next week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said he wants "what everybody wants".

I want what everybody wants: Jaitley on rate cut by RBI

I want what everybody wants: Jaitley on rate cut by RBI

 Indicating his desire for the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates at its monetary policy review next week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said he wants "what everybody wants".

RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on April 5, 0.50% in FY17: BofA-ML

RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on April 5, 0.50% in FY17: BofA-ML

Reserve Bank is likely to go for a 50 basis points rate cut next fiscal year and out of this 25 bps cut may be affected in the policy review meet next month amid slackening economic recovery, says a report.

Window is scant, RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on Apr 5: Deutsche

Window is scant, RBI to cut rates by 0.25% on Apr 5: Deutsche

Demand for policy rate cut may be considerable, but given the central bank's inflation target, rate cut space is scant, and the Reserve Bank is likely to cut only 0.25 percent in the upcoming monetary policy, a Deutsche Bank report says.

 

Room for rate cut by RBI as inflation is low: CEA

Room for rate cut by RBI as inflation is low: CEA

Pitching for a benign interest rate regime to boost growth, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said there is room for rate cut by the Reserve Bank as inflation is low.

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.