Rajan best man to decide on rates; better than Govt too: Rahul Bajaj
Rajan best man to decide on rates; better than Govt too: Rahul Bajaj

"The best person in India today to decide (on rate cuts) is the present Governor of RBI... He knows better than the government, he wants to control inflation," Bajaj Auto Chairman said.

Rajan links rates to budget, rejects call to extend CDR window

Putting the ball in government's court, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday said future rate cuts would depend on the fiscal consolidation path in the upcoming Budget even as he rejected bankers' call to extend the loan restructuring window beyond April 1.

Sensex up 19 points even as RBI keeps interest rate unchanged

The BSE benchmark Sensex Monday rose 19 points in late morning trade led by healthcare, teck, and auto stocks even as the Reserve Bank kept key interest rates unchanged.

Deutsche Bank sees Sensex at 22,500 by Dec, further rate cuts

The 30-share Sensex ended at 19,673.64 points Monday.

Falling commodities give RBI room to cut rates, say analysts

Brokerages Bank of America-Merrill Lynch and Nomura too are expecting a 25 bsp repo cut.

CII demands 1% rate cut, reform measures to boost growth

Industry body CII Monday pressed for one percent cut in interest rates by the Reserve Bank to attract investment and demanded more reform measures to accelerate economic growth.

Disappointed India Inc seeks cut in interest rates by RBI

Industry chamber Ficci said the RBI should intervene and cut interest rates.

Analysts see more rate cuts next fiscal

But it warned that banks are unlikely to lower lending rates immediately as deposit growth is weak and the cost of borrowings remains high.

RBI cuts repo rate by 0.25% but warns room for further easing limited

For the second time in 2013, the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday cut policy rates by 0.25 percent, a move that will make loans cheaper.

RBI likely to cut policy rates by 0.25%

Lingering inflation pressures and the still wide current account deficit limits the scope of RBI to ease monetary policy, experts believe.

RBI expected to cut policy rates till 2013 end

In the previous review announced Jan 29 this year, the RBI had lowered all the key policy rates by 0.25 percent.

RBI policy key for stock markets this week: Analysts

However, overall inflation increased marginally to 6.84 percent in February driven by costlier food items and petrol.

RBI likely to cut key policy rates by 0.25% on Mar 19: Experts

Even if RBI cuts rates on Tuesday, the tone of monetary policy guidance is unlikely to change significantly, they said, adding that policy guidance is likely to be "cautious".

FM expects RBI to look at fiscal steps while deciding on rates

RBI is slated to announce its mid-quarter policy review on March 19.

RBI rate cuts to depend on inflation scene: Rangarajan

Ahead of the Reserve Bank's review of monetary policy on March 19, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan on Friday said policy rate cuts by the central bank will depend on inflation movement, among other factors.

RBI cites difficulties in interest rate cut

RBI Monday spoke of difficulties in effecting an interest rate cut as it kept its option open in its quarterly monetary policy tomorrow citing high inflation and widening current account deficit as big constraints inhibiting it.

RBI may cut interest rate only in Jan: Rangarajan

The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman said the central bank has taken a cautious stand in its monetary policy as inflation continues to remain high.

RBI has little room for immediate rate cuts: Morgan Stanley

The current economic scenario provides little room to the Reserve Bank for lowering policy rates, says a report by Morgan Stanley.

Interest rates need to be reduced: SBI

State Bank of India on Tuesday said it expects RBI to bring down interest rates in the upcoming monetary policy review to boost the industrial activity.

Yield may harden in near-term on RBI inaction on rates

Yield on the 10-year benchmark Government securities (G-secs) is likely to harden in near future after the Reserve Bank left key policy rates unchanged on Monday, bank officials said Tuesday.