Rate Cut

  • 'RBI likely to cut policy rates at its June 17 meeting' 19-05-2013 10:40 AM

    New Delhi: Taking a cue from the continued downward surprises in inflation and sluggish growth indicators, the Reserve Bank of India is likely to go for further monetary easing in its June 17 policy meet, global investment banking majors have said. The headline wholesale inflation fell to 41-month low in...
  • RBI to take note of lower inflation: Duvvuri Subbarao 15-05-2013 04:46 AM

    Frankfurt: The Reserve Bank of India will take note of falling inflation when discussing potential interest rate cuts, the central bank's Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said on Tuesday, adding he was very happy about the falling inflation. Asked about potential interest rate cuts in light of falling inflation, Subbarao said they...
  • Finance Ministry sees room for easing of rate by RBI 14-05-2013 03:41 PM

    New Delhi: Encouraged by the declining trend in inflation, the Finance Ministry on Tuesday made a case for further rate cut by the Reserve Bank to boost sagging growth. "I think we need to look at statement made by RBI Governor during the last policy review where he had stated...
  • Difficult to cut interest rates soon: Banks 03-05-2013 03:03 PM

    Mumbai/ New Delhi: Big banks say it will be difficult for them to pass on the benefit to customers even though the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cut repo rate by 25 basis points on Friday even though the cash reserve ratio was left untouched. The banks say RBI's move...
  • 'Very limited' room for monetary easing, says RBI 02-05-2013 11:10 PM

    Mumbai: Dashing expectations of an interest rate cut that have risen because of the recent softening in inflation, as well as decline in crude and gold prices, the Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said there is "very limited" space for that in fiscal 2013-14 because of multiple global and...
  • Falling commodities give RBI room to cut rates: Analysts 01-05-2013 08:28 PM

    Mumbai: Ahead of the annual monetary policy announcement on Friday, analysts are calling for lower interest rates. "Based on a relatively more benign outlook for inflation and the current account deficit following the recent moderation in commodity prices, as well as the continuing sluggishness in investment activity and domestic consumption...
  • RBI likely to ease policy rate by 0.25 pc: Barclays 28-04-2013 11:45 AM

    New Delhi: The Reserve Bank of India is likely to cut rates by 0.25 per cent in its monetary policy review on May 3, driven by falling inflation levels and recent declines in the prices of oil, gold, and the trade deficit, according to a Barclays report. "We expect the...
  • Low March inflation will spur rate cuts, say analysts 15-04-2013 07:33 PM

    Mumbai: The drop in headline inflation to a 40-month low of 5.96 per cent for March has increased the possibility of a rate cut by the Reserve Bank at its May 3 annual policy, analysts and rating agencies said on Monday. India Ratings said the cooling off in both core...
  • India Inc seeks rate cut by RBI to boost economy 12-04-2013 05:32 PM

    New Delhi: Expressing disappointment over poor industrial performance, India Inc on Friday pressed for rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to boost production and further revive the economic growth. Industry chamber FICCI said the RBI should intervene and cut interest rates. "The IIP data for February calls...
  • SBI cuts base rate by 5 basis points 30-01-2013 08:15 PM

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  • December inflation seen up slightly 14-01-2013 10:07 AM

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  • RBI to defy rate cut despite easing inflation 18-12-2012 09:49 AM

    Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India is expected to keep interest rates on hold on Tuesday despite government pressure for a cut, sticking to its guidance that it will not ease monetary policy before early next year as cooling inflation is still too high for comfort. The RBI has kept...
  • Inflation is still a concern: RBI governor Subbarao 30-10-2012 02:21 PM

    The RBI left interest rates unchanged on Tuesday but cut the cash reserve ratio for banks and indicated it may ease monetary policy further in the January-March quarter, although inflation remains a near-term concern. While the decision to leave the policy repo rate unchanged at 8.00 per cent. As inflation...
  • RBI credit policy: 'Big rate cut unlikely' 30-10-2012 09:30 AM

    All eyes are on the Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday as it reviews its credit policy. It is up against stubborn inflation. Will we see a cut in interest rates? CNBC-TV18's banking editor Lata Venketesh tells us what to expect. ...
  • Govt's deficit cut plan adds to pressure for RBI rate cut 30-10-2012 03:21 AM

    New Delhi/Mumbai: The government vowed on Monday to rein in the country's hefty fiscal deficit, increasing the pressure on the RBI on the eve of its next policy meeting to cut interest rates for the first time since April. Finance Minister P Chidambaram pledged to nearly halve its fiscal deficit...
  • RBI may go in for rate cut to boost sagging growth 29-10-2012 08:23 PM

    Mumbai: Notwithstanding inflation concerns, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may go in for a rate cut on Tuesday to promote growth, which according to a central bank-sponsored survey could slip to 5.7 per cent in the current fiscal. "Monetary policy needs to be cautious in the interim, focusing on...
  • European Central Bank cuts rates by 0.25 pc 03-11-2011 06:49 PM

    Frankfurt: The European Central Bank cut interest rates by a quarter point to 1.25 per cent in a surprise move on Thursday, acting boldly to support the ailing euro zone economy at President Mario Draghi's first policy meeting in charge. The move gave an immediate boost to stock markets, which...