'Reserve Bank to maintain status quo through first half of this year'

Feb 18 2018

The Reserve Bank is expected to be in wait-and-watch mode in the near term, and is likely to maintain status quo, through the first half of this year, says a report.

'RBI status quo on key rate indicates growth will pick up'

Feb 09 2018

RBI's decision to maintain status quo on policy interest rate is a welcome move and indicates that growth will pick up from here onwards, finance ministry official said.

Banks set to raise lending rates, pre-empting Reserve bank

Feb 08 2018

Banks to raise interest rates even though RBI is leaving its rates unchanged, as risks such as surging bond yields and more provisioning requirements erode their profit.

Home loans taken prior to April 2016 may become cheaper

Feb 08 2018

Old home loans are likely to become cheaper with the RBI asking banks to link from April 1 the base rate with MCLR, which is more sensitive to policy rate signals.

Rupee falls for 5th day to hit 2-mth low on RBI hawkish tone

Feb 07 2018

The rupee failed to hold onto its early gains and fell back to end at a fresh two-month low of 64.28 after RBI sounded a more hawkish tone amid upside risks on inflation.

Markets extend losses as RBI left policy rate unchanged

Feb 07 2018

The BSE Sensex fell over 113 points to finish at 34,082.71, while the broader NSE Nifty shed 21.55 points to 10,476.70.

Reserve Bank of India flags delay in fiscal consolidation

Feb 07 2018

The RBI flagged risks from govt decision to delay fiscal consolidation plan, warning that "significant deviations" and slippages will make meeting inflation challenging.

India bonds jump as some see RBI less hawkish on inflation

Feb 07 2018

Indian bonds gained the most in over two weeks after the Reserve Bank of India sounded less hawkish on inflation concerns than some traders had expected.

Benchmark Sensex slides 113 pts as RBI holds policy rate

Feb 07 2018

Sensex fell over 113 points in volatile trade to end at 34,082.71 after the RBI left the key policy rate unchanged but lowered economic growth projection for 2017-18.

RBI lowers economic forecast to 6.6 percent for FY18

Feb 07 2018

The RBI lowered the economic growth projection for 2017-18 to 6.6 percent but said that it will accelerate to 7.2 pc in the next financial year.

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