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  • Sensex, Nifty have fallen over 6% since last Dussehra, first time in 12 years Oct 04, 2022 01:55 PM IST

    Sensex, Nifty have fallen over 6% since last Dussehra, first time in 12 years

    Despite the headwinds, the Indian market will continue to outperform global peers as the country has shown consistent improvement in macroeconomic data, analysts say

  • Fed should end tightening after one more rate hike, Ed Yardeni says Oct 04, 2022 10:19 AM IST

    Fed should end tightening after one more rate hike, Ed Yardeni says

    The stress in financial markets from big rate increases, a surging dollar and quantitative tightening through the Fed’s reducing its bond holdings has reached the point that policy makers should make financial stability the top priority, says the president of Yardeni Research.

  • New Pakistan finance minister vows to tame inflation and cut interest rates Sep 28, 2022 05:12 PM IST

    New Pakistan finance minister vows to tame inflation and cut interest rates

    In his fourth time in the job, the chartered accountant is facing a balance of payment crisis, foreign reserves that cover barely a month's imports, historic lows in the rupee, inflation exceeding 27% and the aftermath of devastating floods.

  • Dollar stands alone as rate hikes rattle stocks Sep 26, 2022 06:43 AM IST

    Dollar stands alone as rate hikes rattle stocks

    S&P 500 futures were flat after an initial wobble lower. Futures pointed to falls in Tokyo, Sydney and Hong Kong. The dollar made new highs on sterling, the euro and the Aussie in thin morning trade. [FRX/]

  • Rupee may fall to 82 to a dollar this year but RBI unlikely to defend aggressively, say currency experts Sep 23, 2022 03:28 PM IST

    Rupee may fall to 82 to a dollar this year but RBI unlikely to defend aggressively, say currency experts

    The rupee sank to a new low of 81.26 against the dollar on September 23 in intraday trade, down from 80.87 in the previous session

  • RBI to raise rates again, slim majority of economists expect 50 bps hike: Poll Sep 23, 2022 09:08 AM IST

    RBI to raise rates again, slim majority of economists expect 50 bps hike: Poll

    There was a wide consensus that the RBI will raise rates at the Sept. 30 meeting, although there were differences over how far it would go with inflation accelerating to 7% and with the rupee weakening.

  • Indonesia hikes rates for second straight month to stem inflation Sep 22, 2022 02:31 PM IST

    Indonesia hikes rates for second straight month to stem inflation

    Bank Indonesia pushed the policy rate to 4.25 from 3.75 percent, and the jump was higher than expected by analysts.

  • Norway central bank hikes rate to highest level since 2011 Sep 22, 2022 01:50 PM IST

    Norway central bank hikes rate to highest level since 2011

    Norges Bank hiked its policy rate by 0.5 percentage points to 2.25 percent and warned it would "most likely" raise it again in November as "inflation has risen rapidly over the past months and has been far higher than projected".

  • Swiss central bank lifts rate out of negative territory Sep 22, 2022 01:29 PM IST

    Swiss central bank lifts rate out of negative territory

    The Swiss National Bank said in a statement that it was raising its policy rate by 0.75 percentage points to 0.5 percent.

  • Bank of England is set to raise rates and start asset sales Sep 22, 2022 07:23 AM IST

    Bank of England is set to raise rates and start asset sales

    Economists expect the UK central bank to lift its benchmark lending rate a half percentage point to 2.25% and confirm plans to sell more of the £895 billion of bonds acquired during the quantitative-easing program. Investors see a strong chance of a three-quarter-point increase.

  • Fed splits the difference on labor market pain Sep 22, 2022 07:16 AM IST

    Fed splits the difference on labor market pain

    On a day when it raised interest rates by 0.75 percentage point to a range of 3% to 3.25%, the Fed also released economic projections showing that its median forecast for unemployment is 4.4% by the end of 2023, up from the current 3.7%, meaning more than a million fewer jobs as a result of its campaign.

  • US Fed set to raise interest rates as recession fears mount Sep 21, 2022 11:19 AM IST

    US Fed set to raise interest rates as recession fears mount

    Soaring prices that are putting the squeeze on American families and businesses have already become a political liability for President Joe Biden, as he faces midterm congressional elections in early November.

  • India govt 'in no hurry' on medium-term inflation target: Sources Sep 21, 2022 10:12 AM IST

    India govt 'in no hurry' on medium-term inflation target: Sources

    Surging prices are poised to trigger for the first time a legally mandated central bank report to the government on anti-inflation policy responses, but the sources said the government would be comfortable if the central bank took two years or even longer to get inflation down to 4%.

  • Rate hikes, Ukraine war, China woes dim Asia growth outlook: ADB Sep 21, 2022 07:28 AM IST

    Rate hikes, Ukraine war, China woes dim Asia growth outlook: ADB

    The ADB now expects the area's combined economy, which includes China and India, to grow 4.3% this year, after previously trimming the forecast to 4.6% in July from 5.2% in April.

  • Swedish central bank surprises with full percentage point rate hike Sep 20, 2022 01:40 PM IST

    Swedish central bank surprises with full percentage point rate hike

    The hike was the biggest since November 1992, when the Riksbank also raised its key rate by a full percentage point.

  • Chart of the Day: Banks must reclaim lost share of funding economy Sep 20, 2022 01:07 PM IST

    Chart of the Day: Banks must reclaim lost share of funding economy

    India's banks could see their share in overall flow of funds to the economy increase for the second straight year in FY23

  • Asian stocks brace for salvo of central bank hikes Sep 19, 2022 06:23 AM IST

    Asian stocks brace for salvo of central bank hikes

    Markets are already fully priced for a rise of 75 basis points from the Federal Reserve, with futures showing an 18% chance of a full percentage point.

  • These 10 banks offer the cheapest car loans Sep 16, 2022 07:51 AM IST

    These 10 banks offer the cheapest car loans

    These banks offer interest rates of 7.65-8.2 percent on Rs 10-lakh car loans with seven-year repayment tenures

  • Argentina to hike interest rates to 75% as inflation nears 100% Sep 16, 2022 07:02 AM IST

    Argentina to hike interest rates to 75% as inflation nears 100%

    The central bank boosted its benchmark Leliq rate by 5.5 percentage points to 75%, according to an emailed statement. The move comes a day after data showed consumer prices jumped nearly 79% a year in August, the fastest pace in 30 years. It was the bank’s ninth rate hike this year.

  • JPMorgan puts sell sign on emerging market government debt Sep 09, 2022 09:05 PM IST

    JPMorgan puts sell sign on emerging market government debt

    "We move underweight EMBIGD (from marketweight)" JPMorgan said referring the bank's widely-tracked emerging market sovereign debt index.

  • Nomura sees bigger Fed rate hikes in September, November Sep 09, 2022 09:18 AM IST

    Nomura sees bigger Fed rate hikes in September, November

    The Fed is seen to raise the benchmark rate by 75 basis points this month and a half-point at the November meeting, according to a report released Friday by economists led by Aichi Amemiya. That’s an increase of 25 basis points for each of their previous forecasts for those decisions.

  • European Central Bank makes largest-ever interest rate hike Sep 08, 2022 06:05 PM IST

    European Central Bank makes largest-ever interest rate hike

    The bank’s 25-member governing council raised its key benchmarks by an unprecedented three-quarters of a percentage point for the 19 countries that use the euro currency.

  • Canara Bank raises benchmark lending rate by up to 0.15% Sep 06, 2022 02:54 PM IST

    Canara Bank raises benchmark lending rate by up to 0.15%

    The revised marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) across various tenors would be effective from Wednesday, the lender said in a regulatory filing.

  • Monetary policy will remain watchful, nimble-footed, calibrated: RBI governor Sep 05, 2022 08:07 PM IST

    Monetary policy will remain watchful, nimble-footed, calibrated: RBI governor

    Das was speaking at an event organised by the Fixed Income Money Market and Derivatives Association of India.

  • Gold inches higher; set for third weekly fall as rate-hike bets mount Sep 02, 2022 07:01 AM IST

    Gold inches higher; set for third weekly fall as rate-hike bets mount

    Spot gold XAU= inched up 0.1% to $1,697.80 per ounce, as of 0055 GMT but was down 2.2% for the week so far.

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