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RBI rate cut

RBI needs to go for larger rate cut in June: SBI report

The RBI had cut the key short-term lending rate (repo) by 25 basis points each in its last two policy reviews. The central bank is slated to announce its next bi-monthly policy decision on June 6.

May 15, 2019, 14:18 PM IST

RBI cuts inflation forecast to 2.9-3% for H1 FY20

The RBI has reduced the key policy rate by 25 basis points to 6 percent.

Apr 04, 2019, 12:26 PM IST

Banks unlikely to match RBI's rate cut any time soon

Banks are reluctant to cut deposit rates in the fiscal year`s last quarter, as they are keen to shore up their books while not losing hefty deposits.

Feb 08, 2019, 16:30 PM IST

After a surprise rate cut, Das promises more if inflation falls

The surprise 25 basis points rate cut to 6.25 percent is a measure to broad base credit growth across all the sectors of the economy that's gathering more steam now, the governor said.

Feb 08, 2019, 10:01 AM IST

RBI might slightly cut interest rate: Kaushik Basu

The RBI's monetary policy review is slated in February.

Jan 15, 2019, 15:26 PM IST

RBI to cut rates 25 bps in Apr to signal lower lending rates: BofAML

The Reserve Bank in its fifth bi-monthly review of this fiscal kept repo rate unchanged at 6 percent and reverse repo at 5.75 percent.

Dec 27, 2017, 14:59 PM IST

RBI fifth monetary policy review for 2017-18: Full text

RBI has kept the key interest rate unchanged, on the expected lines.

Dec 06, 2017, 15:08 PM IST

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%

The GDP growth in the second quarter of 2017-18 was higher than 5.7 percent in the preceding April-June period.

Dec 06, 2017, 14:34 PM IST

Rate cut dilemma remains as RBI wary on Inflation

Economists believe a status quo would be right thing to do by the RBI.

Dec 06, 2017, 09:57 AM IST

RBI monetary policy review today: Will MPC go for a rate cut?

The MPC meeting outcome is being keenly awaited by all stakeholders including the industry and stock markets.

Dec 06, 2017, 07:14 AM IST

RBI likely to cut rates in Dec 6 policy review: Report

The core Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation, adjusted for house rent allowance is moderating, and the HRA impact (post 7th Pay Commission), is largely "statistical", it said.

Oct 30, 2017, 13:28 PM IST

RBI monetary policy-makers sharply disagree over rate cut

Retail inflation may moderate to under 3 percent in October and may print 50 bps below the RBI projections of 4.2 percent by March.

Oct 20, 2017, 09:15 AM IST

RBI may cut rate in December as inflation recedes: BofAML

According to global financial services major Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), retail inflation is expected to stay muted at around 3.5 percent in September and 3.3 percent in October, which will give RBI the room to ease interest rates.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:19 PM IST

RBI panel urges tougher line to get banks to pass on rate cuts

The five-member panel, set up by the RBI to look into why lenders were not passing on central bank rate cuts, said in a report on Wednesday that banks "deviated in an ad hoc manner from the specified methodologies" for calculating the lending rates in order to avoid passing on the RBI rate cuts.

Oct 05, 2017, 12:15 PM IST

RBI should have cut interest rate to boost growth: India Inc

In its last review in August the Reserve Bank had slashed the benchmark lending rate by 0.25 percentage points to 6 per cent, the lowest in six years.

Oct 04, 2017, 18:59 PM IST

RBI disappoints by keeping its rates unchanged: FICCI

 Real interest rates remain unduly high and a cut in policy and lending rates would have helped propel demand for interest sensitive sectors such as consumer durables, auto and housing

Oct 04, 2017, 18:57 PM IST

RBI cuts SLR by 0.5 percent; frees Rs 57K crore for lending

The Reserve Bank will soon put in place a framework for authorisation of electronic trading platforms (ETP) for financial market instruments regulated by the Reserve Bank.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Stimulus, farm waiver to push up fiscal deficit by 1%: RBI

The RBI, in August, had pegged growth at 7.3 per cent for 2017-18 on a GVA basis.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:52 PM IST

RBI on GST: Adverse impact on mfg, may delay investment

Growth of the manufacturing sector, which makes up 77.6 per cent of the industrial production measuring index, decelerated sharply to 0.1 per cent in July compared to 5.3 per cent in the same period of 2016.

Oct 04, 2017, 16:50 PM IST

RBI comes down heavily on MCLR, moots external

The base rate/MCLR regime is also not in sync with global practices on pricing of bank loans, it said, adding that "the study group has, therefore, recommended a switchover to an external benchmark in a time-bound manner".

Oct 04, 2017, 16:47 PM IST