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  • Farmers dump tonnes of tomatoes on road in Chhattisgarh

    Farmers dump tonnes of tomatoes on road in Chhattisgarh  

    The farmers alleged the "syndicate" of local middlemen and traders was not ready to purchase tomatoes even at 50 paise per kg.

    07 Dec 2016, 9.52 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Seeing considerable decrease in Jan Dhan deposits: CBDT

    Seeing considerable decrease in Jan Dhan deposits: CBDT   

    The CBDT on Wednesday released some numbers on the deposits made into such accounts stating that average per account Jan Dhan deposit stood at Rs 13,113 between November 8 and December 2.

    07 Dec 2016, 9.36 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • GST jurisdiction a difficult issue, hopeful of Apr roll-out: FM

    GST jurisdiction a difficult issue, hopeful of Apr roll-out: FM  

    Pinning hopes on quick resolution of the "difficult issue" of tax jurisdiction with states, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today said that Goods and Services Tax regime will be rolled out from April next year.

    07 Dec 2016, 8.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • 3.6 cr farmers take insurance cover of Rs 1.41 lakh cr so far

    3.6 cr farmers take insurance cover of Rs 1.41 lakh cr so far  

    About 3.6 crore farmers have taken the crop insurance policy for a sum insured of Rs 1.41 lakh crore so far in 2016-17 crop year, the government said today and expressed confidence that it would meet the target of 30 per cent cove...

    07 Dec 2016, 8.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Note ban has no automatic impact on RBI balance sheet: Patel

    Note ban has no automatic impact on RBI balance sheet: Patel  

    Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel today said it would not have any automatic impact on the central bank's balance sheet, putting credence to the view of many analysts that government may not make any windfall from the demonetisat...

    07 Dec 2016, 8.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Note ban impact on GDP growth only 15 bps, says RBI

    Note ban impact on GDP growth only 15 bps, says RBI  

    The Reserve Bank attributed the 50-bps lowering in its GVA growth estimate to 7.1 per cent this fiscal year to the lower-than-expected expansion in the second quarter and not to demonetisation that has hurt consumption activit...

    07 Dec 2016, 8.54 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Status Quo Policy: Withdrawal limit restriction may go beyond Dec, say experts

    Status Quo Policy: Withdrawal limit restriction may go beyond Dec, say experts   

    Both V Srinivasan of Axis Bank and Ashish Parthasarthy of HDFC Bank agree that the withdrawal limit could extend beyond December 30 because the limit depends on the availability of currency.

    07 Dec 2016, 8.32 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Realtors disappointed with RBI`s status quo on rates

    Realtors disappointed with RBI's status quo on rates  

    Property developers and consultants today expressed disappointment over the RBI decision to keep key policy rates unchanged and said the reduction in interest rates would have given a boost to sluggish housing sales.

    07 Dec 2016, 7.48 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Demonetisation has brought `Janshakti` into prominence: Modi

    Demonetisation has brought 'Janshakti' into prominence: Modi  

    Asserting that the people have supported demonetisation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said his government has brought 'Janshakti' (people's power) into prominence with the decision and flayed the opposition, saying it go...

    07 Dec 2016, 7.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • RBI decision to keep rate unchanged bold & brilliant: Finmin

    RBI decision to keep rate unchanged bold & brilliant: Finmin  

    Describing RBI's decision to maintain status quo as "bold and brilliant", Finance Ministry today said rate cut in times of global uncertainty would have prompted overseas investors to withdraw their investments.

    07 Dec 2016, 7.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • States utilise only 21% of Rs 28454 cr construction cess: Govt

    States utilise only 21% of Rs 28454 cr construction cess: Govt  

    States have been able to utilise only 21 per cent of the Rs 28,454.62 crore Building and Other Construction Workers' Welfare Cess, Parliament was informed today.

    07 Dec 2016, 7.18 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Upcoming Budget to focus on housing, job creation: Lavasa

    Upcoming Budget to focus on housing, job creation: Lavasa   

    In an exclusive interview to CNBC-TV18, Ashok Lavasa listed his views on various economic events, ranging from demonetisation to the governments divestment drive.

    07 Dec 2016, 7.13 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Respect RBI move; expect Budget sops for India Inc: HDFC chief

    Respect RBI move; expect Budget sops for India Inc: HDFC chief   

    Big events like Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation are creating a fair amount of disruption and the ministry will have to bring in steps to revive consumption, stimulate spending, HDFC Chairman Deepak Parekh said.

    07 Dec 2016, 7.01 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • RBI stands pat in interest of financial stability: Rupa Nitsure

    RBI stands pat in interest of financial stability: Rupa Nitsure  

    The RBI stayed prudent in its monetary policy review today rather than move in a haste as it wishes to wait for more information and experience before judging the full effect and persistence of the demonetisation move.

    07 Dec 2016, 6.52 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Favourable inflation base effect to disappear: Arun Singh

    Favourable inflation base effect to disappear: Arun Singh  

    Even as retail inflation has eased driven by a sharper than anticipated moderation in the prices of vegetables and strong favourable base effect, it masks some upturn in the prices of several items; prices of wheat, gram and sugar...

    07 Dec 2016, 6.23 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Demonetisation effect: Money supply growth may decline by 3%

    Demonetisation effect: Money supply growth may decline by 3%  

    The average growth of money supply in the economy may slip to 9 percent from 12 percent in the near term, if 25-30 percent of unaccounted currency does not flow back into the banking system post demonetisation move, Dun & Bradstre...

    07 Dec 2016, 6.10 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Inflation down, but oil & rupee could be spoilers

    Inflation down, but oil & rupee could be spoilers  

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday retained its March-end retail inflation forecast of 5 percent, but high oil prices and rising interest rates could have push up domestic prices.

    07 Dec 2016, 5.24 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • COMMENT: 3 positives on RBI policy that markets may be underestimating

    COMMENT: 3 positives on RBI policy that markets may be underestimating  

    RBI Governor Urjit Patel delivered a status quo on rates that wrong-footed many: A rate cut had been seen as a given, the quantum was the question. That said, there are three positives in a hawkish-looking statement that markets m...

    07 Dec 2016, 5.11 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • RBI credit policy: A quick read of the document

    RBI credit policy: A quick read of the document  

    Note ban may hurt industrial output in November-December due to delays in payments of wages and purchases of inputs, the RBI said

    07 Dec 2016, 5.01 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • COLUMN: RBI move prudent, transmission of old rate cuts key, says Nomura

    COLUMN: RBI move prudent, transmission of old rate cuts key, says Nomura  

    The RBI left the cash reserve ratio unchanged at 4 percent, as expected, and announced that the incremental CRR of 100 percent will stand withdrawn from 10 December. The increase in the market stabilisation securities ceiling to I...

    07 Dec 2016, 4.18 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Monetary Policy: RBI keeps rates unchanged; abolishes temporary 100% CRR

    Monetary Policy: RBI keeps rates unchanged; abolishes temporary 100% CRR   

    Awash with funds, banks may start cutting loan rates to productively deploy unexpected deposit surge; RBI lowers 2016-17 growth forecast by 50 basis points to 7.1 percent on demonetisation effect.

    07 Dec 2016, 3.36 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Question of special dividend does not arise: RBI Guv Urjit Patel

    Question of special dividend does not arise: RBI Guv Urjit Patel  

    Actually the withdrawal of legal tender characteristic does not extinguish any of the RBI's balance sheets, and therefore is no implication on the balance sheet as of now, Patel said at a media briefing post the credit policy

    07 Dec 2016, 3.32 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Demonetisation to impact activities in cash-intensive sectors

    Demonetisation to impact activities in cash-intensive sectors  

    The withdrawal of old Rs 500 and 1,000 notes "could result in a possible temporary reduction in inflation of the order of 10-15 basis points in Q3 (October-December period", the central bank said in the Fifth Bi-monthly Monetary P...

    07 Dec 2016, 3.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Rs 11.5 lakh crore deposited with banks so far: Dy Governor

    Rs 11.5 lakh crore deposited with banks so far: Dy Governor  

    Speaking on the cash crunch in the economy, Gandhi said the central bank was trying to provide adequate cash.

    07 Dec 2016, 3.21 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Incremental CRR withdrawal a relief to banks: Experts

    Incremental CRR withdrawal a relief to banks: Experts   

    The RBI has kept in the mind the possible rise in crude prices when keeping the rates unchanged, says Sajjid Chinoy, Economics, JPMorgan. A sudden surge in crude prices could create inflationary pressure on the economy.

    07 Dec 2016, 3.19 pm  |  Source: CNBC-TV18

  • Note ban, GST to improve tax compliance, fiscal maths: Report

    Note ban, GST to improve tax compliance, fiscal maths: Report  

    According to Lendingkart Group and Dun & Bradstreet Insight Study, demonetisation of high-value notes is a step in the right direction to curb illicit economy and moving towards a cash-less and transparent economy.

    07 Dec 2016, 3.08 pm  |  Source: PTI

  • Experts View on RBI`s policy rate unchanged

    Experts View on RBI's policy rate unchanged  

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) unexpectedly kept its policy repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent on Wednesday, despite calls for action as an intense cash shortage threatens to slam the brakes on the world's fastest growing major ...

    07 Dec 2016, 3.04 pm  |  Source: Reuters

  • RBI cuts FY17 GDP growth 50 bps to 7.1% on demonetisation blow

    RBI cuts FY17 GDP growth 50 bps to 7.1% on demonetisation blow  

    The central bank sees near term downside risks travelling through two major channels: (a) disruptions in economic activity in cash-intensive sectors such as retail trade, hotels & restaurants and transportation, and in the unorgan...

    07 Dec 2016, 2.52 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Monetary Policy: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25%

    Monetary Policy: RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25%  

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday kept its key lending rate —the repo rate—unchanged at 6.25 percent against a widely-anticipated cut of 25-50 basis points.

    07 Dec 2016, 2.38 pm  |  Source: Moneycontrol.com

  • Centre mulls scrapping wheat import duty to boost supplies

    Centre mulls scrapping wheat import duty to boost supplies  

    The government had in September lowered wheat import duty to 10 percent from 25 percent till February.

    07 Dec 2016, 2.30 pm  |  Source: PTI

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