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Raghuram Rajan keeps rates intact; blasts banks for being stingy on cuts

Raghuram Rajan keeps rates intact; blasts banks for being stingy on cuts

In the third bi-monthly policy review of this fiscal, RBI kept the benchmark repurchase rate (at which RBI lends to the system) at 5-year low of 6.50 percent.

RBI Monetary Policy: Raghuram Rajan leaves rates unchanged; warns of inflation risks

RBI Monetary Policy: Raghuram Rajan leaves rates unchanged; warns of inflation risks

Citing upside risks to the Reserve Bank's inflation target for March 2017, Governor Raghuram Rajan on Tuesday maintained status quo on key rates at his last policy review meeting, as was widely expected, but underlined that the central bank continues to be accommodative.

Won't allow foreign deposit redemptions to disrupt market: Rajan

Won't allow foreign deposit redemptions to disrupt market: Rajan

Allaying fears of market disruption in view of USD 20 billion worth of redemptions in foreign deposit accounts in the coming months, the Reserve Bank on Tuesday said it will continue with domestic liquidity operations and foreign exchange interventions to ensure smooth repayments.

RBI 3rd bi-monthly monetary policy: Read full text

RBI 3rd bi-monthly monetary policy: Read full text

Read the full text of RBI's third bi-monthly policy statement for the year 2016-17.

RBI third bi-monthly monetary policy: Key highlights

RBI third bi-monthly monetary policy: Key highlights

Check out the key highlights of RBI's third bi-monthly monetary policy statement, 2016-17.

Raghuram Rajan's last policy review: No respite for home, auto borrowers; RBI keeps rates unchanged

Raghuram Rajan's last policy review: No respite for home, auto borrowers; RBI keeps rates unchanged

Citing upside risks to the Reserve Bank's inflation target for March 2017, Governor Raghuram Rajan maintained status quo on key rates at his last policy review meeting, as was widely expected.

RBI may go for status quo in Aug 9 meet: DBS

RBI may go for status quo in Aug 9 meet: DBS

RBI may keep the key interest rates on hold in the upcoming policy meet as inflation for the second quarter has hastened to 5.7 percent and July-August prints may also stay high.

RBI to cut policy rate by 0.25% on Aug 9: BofA-ML

RBI to cut policy rate by 0.25% on Aug 9: BofA-ML

Reserve Bank is expected to cut policy rate by 25 basis points in August meet as inflation at around 6 percent remains in the "benign" zone and forecast of good monsoon is also expected to help, says a BofA-ML report.

Scope to cut rates if inflation heads to 5%: Raghuram Rajan

Scope to cut rates if inflation heads to 5%: Raghuram Rajan

The Reserve Bank of India will have more room to cut interest rates if the central bank gains confidence in reaching its 5 percent target for consumer inflation by March 2017, said Governor Raghuram Rajan on Wednesday.

Reserve Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.5 percent

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RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan jokes over future as rates held

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan jokes over future as rates held

New Delhi: India's central bank chief Raghuram Rajan joked on Tuesday that it would be "cruel" to end intense speculation surrounding his future as he held interest rates in the world`s fastest-growing large economy.

Key highlights of RBI's second bi-monthly monetary policy review of FY17

Key highlights of RBI's second bi-monthly monetary policy review of FY17

Zee Media Bureau

Mumbai: Reserve Bank of India announced its second bi-monthly policy review for 2016-17 on Tuesday. Following are the key takeaways:

1. Repo rate unchanged at 6.50 percent

2. Status quo maintained for Reverse Repo at 6 percent

'RBI seen holding rates on June 7, cut likely next quarter'

'RBI seen holding rates on June 7, cut likely next quarter'

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep its benchmark repo interest rate unchanged at a five-year low of 6.50 percent at a policy review on Tuesday, according to eminent economists.

'RBI may slash interest rates in August on easing inflationary pressure'

'RBI may slash interest rates in August on easing inflationary pressure'

The Reserve Bank is likely to cut key rates by 25 basis points or 0.25 percent in its policy review meeting on August 9, largely owing to benign inflation, low IIP growth and good monsoon forecast, a report says.

RBI likely to go for 0.25% rate cut on August 9: BofA-ML

RBI likely to go for 0.25% rate cut on August 9: BofA-ML

The Reserve Bank is likely to cut key rates by 25 basis points in its policy review meeting on August 9, largely owing to benign inflation, low IIP growth and good monsoon forecast, a report says.

New lending rate system will perhaps take 6 months or more to work: Deepak Shenoy

Deepak Shenoy, market expert and founder of Capital Mind, talks about the current fiscal scenario and effect of the recent RBI rate cut on the Indian economy

Singapore unexpectedly eases policy as growth stalls, currency tumbles

Singapore`s central bank unexpectedly eased policy on Thursday after growth stalled in the first quarter, darkening the outlook for the trade-dependent economy and triggering the worst fall in the local dollar in eight months

Health of banks needs to be improved: Raghuram Rajan

The Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan said on Thursday that the health of the country`s lenders needed to be improved, adding the central bank was taking steps in that direction

RBI Governor speaking on banking policy : Share Bazaar

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan speaking on banking policies

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.