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RBI rate hike to push cos over default cliff: India Ratings

RBI is scheduled to announce monetary policy on Tuesday.

RBI Jan 28 rate hike: Rajan went against majority view yet again

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan went against the majority view in the bank's technical advisory committee (TAC) while announcing a surprise 0.25 percent hike in key rates in the January 28 policy review, as per the minutes of an internal meeting which were disclosed Monday.

Rajan says rate hike not in light of global contagion

The Reserve Bank of India has not raised interest rates to fight off the recent global emerging market sell-off, but to tamp down inflationary pressures, Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Wednesday.

India Ratings sounds note of caution on RBI policy meet eve

The central bank will tomorrow hold its mid-quarter review of the monetary policy, where it is widely expected to hike key interest rates.

RBI went by majority opinion to raise policy rate by 0.25%

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan went by the majority opinion of panel members and increased a key interest rate by 0.25 percent in the second-quarter monetary policy review last month in view of high inflation.

Rajan says RBI may be done with rate hikes for now

Rajan said the RBI does not have a target interest rate.

Interest-rate sensitive stocks gain as RBI hikes key rate

Among the banking pack, ICICI Bank surged 6 percent, SBI rose by 3.65 percent, HDFC Bank (2.82 percent), PNB (4.61 percent), Axis Bank (5.12 percent), Yes Bank Ltd (6.91 percent).

Bankers unsure on direction of rate moves following RBI policy

Bankers remained ambivalent on the impact of today's policy announcement by Reserve Bank on the cost of funds and refrained from giving a guidance on the direction in which lending rates are headed.

RBI hikes lending rate by 0.25%, loans to be costlier

Housing, auto and corporate loans may become expensive with the Reserve Bank on Tuesday hiking the key lending rate by 0.25 percent to contain inflation in continuation of its hard-line stance.

Sensex surges by 359 points to 3-year high on RBI policy review

Financial stocks ICICI Bank, HDFC Bank, HDFC and State Bank of India contributed to almost half of the Sensex's gains. Auto stocks Maruti Suzuki and Mahindra & Mahindra were among the top gainers on the index.

RBI Q2 monetary policy review: Key Highlights

Following are the highlights of the RBI's second quarter review of monetary policy 2013-14:

RBI second quarter monetary policy review: Reactions

RBI raised its policy interest rate for the second time in as many months on Tuesday.

RBI hikes interest rates again by 0.25%, EMIs to go up further

The central bank, however, slashed the Marginal Standing Facility (MSF) rate by 0.25 to 8.75 percent.

Analysts welcome RBI moves; see another repo hike on Oct 29

Welcoming RBI's liquidity infusing moves wherein it cut MSF by 0.50 percent and introduced a term repo window, analysts Tuesday said this in no way reflects a shift in the stance and the market must expect a repo rate hike at the next policy review later this month.

Banking, realty stocks continue to fall on rate hike fears

Interest-rate sensitive banking and realty stocks Monday extended their downfall, plunging as much as 9.5 percent, amid concerns that the RBI will hike repo rates further to curb inflation.

RBI rate hike to be a body blow to industry: Kidwai

As the weak rupee raises pressure on RBI to hike interest rates, HSBC country head Naina Lal Kidwai said any increase would be a 'body blow' to industry and growth.

RBI raises bank rate to 9.5% for Urban Co-operative Banks

The Reserve Bank has hiked bank rate for Primary (urban) Co-operative Banks by 3.5 percent to 9.5 percent with effective from February 13, 2012.

Two problems, one strategy for both RBI and Fed

Interest rate made no difference to food inflation because no one buys food from money borrowed from banks.