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RBI interest rates

Bank of Maharashtra lowers lending rate by 5 bps

The rate cut is only for the loans with six-months tenor, while it has been left unchanged in four other time categories including the one-year MCLR.

Feb 08, 2019, 09:58 AM IST

RBI likely to stay on hold for rest of FY'19 : Report

In the policy review meet earlier this month, majority of RBI's six-member MPC favoured to keep the key repo rate unchanged.

Oct 22, 2018, 18:06 PM IST

RBI to raise policy rates by 25 bps in first quarter of 2019: Goldman

The Reserve Bank Friday maintained status quo on the benchmark interest rate but warned that volatile and rising oil prices, and tightening of global financial conditions pose substantial risks to the growth and inflation.

Oct 08, 2018, 15:52 PM IST

RBI may hike rates further to check inflation: HSBC

Earlier this month, the central bank had upped its retail inflation projection by 0.30 percent and kept the policy stance in the neutral zone, even as it hiked the key rate by 0.25 percent to 6.25 percent.

Jun 25, 2018, 15:09 PM IST

Interest rates unlikely to go up further: DEA Secy

Acharya was of the view that the central bank should wait for some more time before withdrawing monetary accommodation.

May 03, 2018, 17:17 PM IST

Govt expects RBI to cut rate amid slowdown

In its last policy review in August, the RBI reduced the repo rate by 0.25 per cent to 6 per cent in August, citing reduction in inflation risks.

Oct 02, 2017, 12:03 PM IST

August inflation seen at 5-month high on rising food costs

Consumer prices were forecast up at 3.20 percent in August from a year ago, jumping from July`s 2.36 percent, according to the poll taken September 5-8 of nearly 40 economists.

Sep 11, 2017, 11:43 AM IST

Low inflation to encourage RBI to cut rates next week

Inflation eased to its slowest pace in more than five years in June. 

Jul 28, 2017, 12:41 PM IST

MPC minutes strengthen case for a rate cut: Analysts

Minutes of the RBI meeting in June reveal more flexibility among MPC members and the central bank might deliver a 25 bps rate cut in its August review, said analysts.

Jun 22, 2017, 13:47 PM IST

Urjit Patel for avoiding premature policy action by RBI: MPC minutes

RBI Governor Urjit Patel had argued for avoiding premature policy action citing "high uncertainty" on inflation outlook while voting for status quo on interest rates at the monetary policy review earlier this month.

Jun 21, 2017, 19:07 PM IST

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy | Part III

Experts outlook and suggestion on the impact of credit policy. Watch this special segments and get to know more here.

Feb 08, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

RBI likely not to increase interest rates in coming future

RBI likely not to increase interest rates in coming future.

Jun 07, 2016, 18:48 PM IST

Keeping inflation low is key to growth: Rajan

Under pressure to cut interest rates to lower cost of capital, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan today said keeping inflation low is the key task for sustainable economic growth of the country.

Sep 18, 2015, 14:10 PM IST

Services sector rebounds on new business orders

Services sector increased to 50.8 in July from 47.7 in June.

Aug 05, 2015, 10:38 AM IST

RBI may keep rates unchanged in Aug 4 policy meet: Ind-Ra

"The Reserve Bank (RBI) is likely to wait and watch on rates in its third bi-monthly credit policy meet in August.

Jul 31, 2015, 14:40 PM IST

CII expects 0.75% cut in interest rates by RBI this year

With deflationary trend continuing, industry body CII is expecting the RBI to cut the key policy rates by 0.75 per cent in three tranches this year to revive investments and growth.

Apr 19, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

MF houses expect 50 bps cut in policy rates in 2015

As the RBI maintained a status-quo on interest rates on Tuesday, mutual fund houses said they expect the central bank to cut policy rates by 50 basis points in the next few months in view of improving macro-fundamentals.

Feb 03, 2015, 21:19 PM IST

RBI may ease rates further: Chief Economic Advisor

Lauding RBI's role in helping bring down inflation, Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian said the central bank may further ease the interest rates as improvement on price front has opened the space for monetary easing.

Jan 26, 2015, 14:02 PM IST

Regulators' job is not to boost Sensex, says RBI chief Rajan

Unfazed by criticism that central bank is keeping interest rates high, RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan on Friday said the role of regulators is not to boost the Sensex.

Dec 12, 2014, 21:38 PM IST

Govt shares healthy relationship with RBI, says Jaitley

With the RBI holding interest rates despite persistent clamours for a cut, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said the government shares a "healthy" relationship with the central bank.

Dec 12, 2014, 21:37 PM IST