Policy Review

  • RBI hikes repo rate by 25 bps, keeps CRR unchanged at 4 pc 28-01-2014 11:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday hiked repo rate by 25 basis points. Following the hike the lending rate is now 8 per cent. However, it has kept the cash reserve ratio (CRR) unchanged at 4 per cent. The announcement were made at the third quarter monetary...
  • RBI to announce 3rd quarter monetary policy review today 28-01-2014 09:20 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is likely to announce the third quarter monetary policy on Tuesday. The experts have said that the RBI may retain the status quo despite the clamour to slash interest rates. Banks across the country have been insisting on rate cuts to help boost...
  • RBI Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review: December 2013 18-12-2013 10:59 AM

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has kept key policy rate and cash reserve ratio unchanged in the December 2013 Mid-Quarter Monetary Policy Review. On the basis of an assessment of the current and evolving macroeconomic situation, the RBI decided to keep the policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment...
  • Analysts welcome RBI moves;see another repo hike on Oct 29 08-10-2013 05:13 PM

    Mumbai: Welcoming RBI'[s liquidity infusing moves wherein it cut MSF by 0.50 per cent and introduced a term repo window, analysts on 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...
  • RBI to announce first quarter monetary policy review today 30-07-2013 10:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday will reveal its quarter monetary policy review for 2013-2014. It's the first time since 1997, that the rupee will be at the centre of a quarterly monetary policy. However, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Monday indicated that it will...
  • RBI to announce quarter monetary policy; unlikely to cut repo rate 30-07-2013 08:30 AM

    The RBI on Tuesday will reveal its quarter monetary policy review. It's the first time since 1997, that the rupee will be at the centre of a quarterly monetary policy. ...
  • Rupee gains after RBI intervention 16-12-2011 09:33 AM

    Mumbai: The Indian rupee rebounded early on Friday, a day after the central bank curbed speculation in the forwards market after the currency had plumbed record lows for three days in a row. At 9:21 am (0351 GMT), the rupee was at 52.63 per dollar, 1.8 per cent stronger than...
  • Sensex closes on a negative note; 345 pts down 16-12-2011 09:16 AM

    Mumbai: Indian markets closed on a negative note with the 30-share BSE Sensex dropping more than 350 points, The Sensex closed at 15491.35, down by 345.12 points and the 50-share NSE Nifty was at 4651.60, down by 94.75 points. The BSE Capital Goods, Realty, Bank, Power, Metal and Oil &...
  • India's trade policy lacks transparency: US 16-09-2011 07:48 AM

    Washington: The US has expressed concern over India's lack of transparency in its trade policy, as a result of which small and medium-sized enterprises have difficulties in investing and doing business in the country. "The US continues to be concerned about the lack of transparency in many aspects of India's...
  • RBI may hike key rates, loans to get costlier? 26-07-2011 07:36 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) might hike key interest rates at its policy review on Tuesday to tame inflation. The hike is likely to further dampen the demands for home and car loans which are already the lowest in recent months. The RBI on Monday gave strong...
  • Sensex down 51 points in opening trade 25-07-2011 09:47 AM

    Mumbai: The Bombay Stock Exchange benchmark Sensex fell by over 51 points in opening trade on Monday as funds and retail investors locked in gains recorded in the previous session amid a weak trend on other Asian bourses over US debt worries. The cautious approach was adopted by market participants...
  • Nothing may change in RBI review: Poll 30-10-2007 08:49 AM

    Perth: England's cricket team arrived Down Under on Saturday for a five-match Ashes tour with its captain Andrew Strauss taking a cautious approach to the opposition. Strauss said England would not target any members of the Australian team, including struggling captain Ricky Ponting, when the series begins with the first...