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  • India's April retail inflation seen easing to three-month low May 12, 2017 10:16 AM IST

    India's April retail inflation seen easing to three-month low

    The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), which has a mid-term inflation target of 4 percent, maintained its hawkish stance on inflation, with most members expressing concern over upside risks to core inflation.

  • RBI lifts D-Street sentiment; Top ten rate sensitive stocks to buy for 8-12 months Apr 06, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    RBI lifts D-Street sentiment; Top ten rate sensitive stocks to buy for 8-12 months

  • RBI keeps rate unchanged, bullish on growth, but flags inflation risks Apr 06, 2017 03:59 PM IST

    RBI keeps rate unchanged, bullish on growth, but flags inflation risks

    Central bank announces regulatory changes such as raising reverse repo to 6% and allowing banks to invest in REITs.

  • Banks, autos & capital goods trade in red, realty gains post RBI policy Apr 06, 2017 03:10 PM IST

    Banks, autos & capital goods trade in red, realty gains post RBI policy

  • Not just about interest rates, Urjit's RBI policy had plenty of action Apr 06, 2017 03:02 PM IST

    Not just about interest rates, Urjit's RBI policy had plenty of action

    In a nutshell, the RBI is hawkish on inflation, bullish on growth, proactive on liquidity management and serious about non-performing assets (NPA) resolution.

  • Expert views as RBI keeps policy rate on hold, eyes inflation risk Apr 06, 2017 03:02 PM IST

    Expert views as RBI keeps policy rate on hold, eyes inflation risk

    The Reserve Bank of India kept its repo rate at 6.25 percent for a third consecutive policy meeting on Thursday .

  • RBI maintains status quo on repo rate, hikes reverse repo to 6% Apr 06, 2017 02:36 PM IST

    RBI maintains status quo on repo rate, hikes reverse repo to 6%

    The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC), headed by RBI governor Urjit Patel, Thursday maintained status quo on repo rate but revised the reverse repo rate upward by 25 basis points to 6 percent.

  • Market at record closing high ahead of RBI meet outcome; Sensex fails to hold 30K Apr 05, 2017 04:03 PM IST

    Market at record closing high ahead of RBI meet outcome; Sensex fails to hold 30K

    Reliance Industries, Maruti Suzuki and L&T helped the Nifty close above 9,250 level but the selling pressure in HDFC, Infosys and ITC limited upside.

  • RBI seen holding rates, not pulling another surprise Apr 04, 2017 12:40 PM IST

    RBI seen holding rates, not pulling another surprise

    All 60 economists polled by Reuters predict the RBI's six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) will leave the repo rate at 6.25 percent, where it has been since October.

  • RBI to keep rates unchanged, next move likely a cut: Poll Apr 03, 2017 12:46 PM IST

    RBI to keep rates unchanged, next move likely a cut: Poll

    In February, India's central bank was expected to cut rates but surprised markets by leaving them on hold and changed its stance to neutral from accommodative, ending its longest easing cycle since the global financial crisis.

  • At RBI policy meet, four members mentioned 'sticky' inflation Feb 22, 2017 06:58 PM IST

    At RBI policy meet, four members mentioned 'sticky' inflation

    While three members highlighted the need to change the stance from accommodative to neutral, four mentioned that inflation excluding food and fuel remains “sticky” at close to 5 percent

  • Under enigmatic Patel, Indians failing to read RBI policy Feb 17, 2017 09:45 AM IST

    Under enigmatic Patel, Indians failing to read RBI policy

    Newspapers and markets were forecasting the Reserve Bank of India would cut its key rate by a quarter of a percentage point. But the RBI held rates and moved to a "neutral" policy stance, signalling an end to India's longest monetary easing cycle since the 2008-09 global financial crisis.

  • Banks have cut rates but RBI Guv thinks there's room for more Feb 11, 2017 02:13 PM IST

    Banks have cut rates but RBI Guv thinks there's room for more

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel said that given the quantum of reduction in repo rates that have taken place over the past two years, there is some more scope for reduction in lending rates.

  • RBI Monetary Policy: Did an 'owlish' RBI present a hawkish policy? Feb 08, 2017 07:18 PM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy: Did an 'owlish' RBI present a hawkish policy?

    Reserve Bank of India Governor Urjit Patel, known for calling RBI an “owl”, may have turned hawkish on its monetary policy stance towards the year end.

  • RBI keeps lending rate unchanged at 6.25% Feb 08, 2017 05:00 PM IST

    RBI keeps lending rate unchanged at 6.25%

    In its first monetary policy review in 2017, on February 8, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to keep key rates unchanged. Accordingly, the repo rate at which it lends to the &#82

  • RBI shifts stance to 'neutral': Does it signal end of rate cuts? Feb 08, 2017 04:52 PM IST

    RBI shifts stance to 'neutral': Does it signal end of rate cuts?

    The change in the Reserve Bank's monetary stance from 'accommodative' to 'neutral‘, which essentially hints the chances for future rate cuts are limited. But bankers suggest otherwise.

  • COMMENT: What the RBI policy means for banks Feb 08, 2017 03:56 PM IST

    COMMENT: What the RBI policy means for banks

    Flush with liquidity and the threat of rising inflation, RBI played on the side of caution in retaining interest rates where they were despite some expectations of a cut. Sticky non-food and non-oil inflation also played on the minds of Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) members who preferred to keep interest rates unchanged.

  • RBI Policy: Why MPC changed monetary policy stance to neutral Feb 08, 2017 03:07 PM IST

    RBI Policy: Why MPC changed monetary policy stance to neutral

    "The Committee remains committed to bringing headline inflation closer to 4.0 percent on a durable basis and in a calibrated manner. This requires further significant decline in inflation expectations, especially since the services component of inflation that is sensitive to wage movements has been sticky," the central bank said in a statement.

  • RBI Policy As It Happened: MPC holds rates; experts see few rate cuts ahead Feb 08, 2017 02:22 PM IST

    RBI Policy As It Happened: MPC holds rates; experts see few rate cuts ahead

    To wrap it up: MPC keeps repo rates unchanged, GVA growth at 7.4% for FY18, RBI sets up committee on cyber security, no cash withdrawal limits from March 13

  • Will look for policy statement if RBI cuts repo rate: I-Sec PD Feb 08, 2017 02:00 PM IST

    Will look for policy statement if RBI cuts repo rate: I-Sec PD

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in its monetary policy meeting will announce its latest decision on interest rates, where it is expected to maintain status quo or cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 6 percent.

  • Sensex, Nifty snap 4-day gains on caution ahead of RBI policy Feb 07, 2017 04:00 PM IST

    Sensex, Nifty snap 4-day gains on caution ahead of RBI policy

    Market experts expect consolidation to continue on Wednesday as the market seems to have priced in rate cut that is likely in forthcoming monetary policy on February 28.

  • BofA sees 0.25% rate cut to tide over note-ban impact on GDP Feb 07, 2017 03:34 PM IST

    BofA sees 0.25% rate cut to tide over note-ban impact on GDP

    The brokerage said 60 percent of 2,000 respondents surveyed by it reported that they have been impacted by the note ban and attributed the "surprising" November industrial growth of 5.6 percent to lower base effect.

  • Preview: RBI seen cutting rates, but it will be a close call Feb 07, 2017 01:44 PM IST

    Preview: RBI seen cutting rates, but it will be a close call

    A Reuters poll last week, conducted before the government presented its annual Budget, showed 28 of 46 participants expected the RBI on Wednesday to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.0 percent, its lowest since November 2010. Another two expected a 50 bps cut.

  • RBI has room to cut rates by 25 bps this time: Economists Feb 06, 2017 02:44 PM IST

    RBI has room to cut rates by 25 bps this time: Economists

    With the impact of demonetisation still being felt inflation under control, the six-member Monetary Policy Committee will likely recommend a reduction of 25 basis points in key policy rate, feel economists.

  • No case for big rate decline; 25 bps cut possible in FY17: Pros Dec 21, 2016 08:27 PM IST

    No case for big rate decline; 25 bps cut possible in FY17: Pros

    The minutes of the December 6 and 7 monetary policy committee meeting released today cited uncertainty following demonetisation, room for transmission of rate cuts, upturn in global commodity cycle and stickiness in non-food non-fuel inflation, as reasons for keeping the rates on hold.

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