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  • China cuts interest on 1-year medium-term loans for first time since April 2020, analysts point to more easing ahead Jan 17, 2022 09:01 AM IST

    China cuts interest on 1-year medium-term loans for first time since April 2020, analysts point to more easing ahead

    In an unexpected move today, the People’s Bank of China lowered interest rate on 700 billion yuan worth of 1-year medium-term lending facility to some financial institutions by 10 bps to 2.85% from 2.95 percent

  • People’s Bank of China cuts LPR by 5 bps to 3.80% from 3.85% Dec 20, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    People’s Bank of China cuts LPR by 5 bps to 3.80% from 3.85%

    This marks is the first time since April 2020 that the Chinese central bank has slashed LPR, the lending benchmark

  • Rate cut U-turn: Election states contribute nearly a fourth of total small savings schemes Apr 01, 2021 06:47 PM IST

    Rate cut U-turn: Election states contribute nearly a fourth of total small savings schemes

    West Bengal, Assam, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, where high-stakes electoral battles are underway, together contribute 23.9% in gross collections of national small savings, according to latest available data. Assembly elections give small savers a reprieve from interest rate cut.

  • More states consider reducing stamp duty to boost real estate sales: Housing secretary Jan 11, 2021 09:00 PM IST

    More states consider reducing stamp duty to boost real estate sales: Housing secretary

    The Maharashtra government had in August temporarily reduced stamp duty from 5 percent to 2 percent until December 31, 2020, and to 3 percent from January 1, 2021, until March 31, 2021.

  • Dovish policy! These 14 rate-sensitive stocks are worth a look post MPC's status quo Oct 09, 2020 02:06 PM IST

    Dovish policy! These 14 rate-sensitive stocks are worth a look post MPC's status quo

    Banks & NBFCs are expected to be one of the key beneficiaries of lower interest rates, but experts suggest to remain invested with sector leaders.

  • RBI Monetary Policy | Central Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 4%; maintains accommodative stance Oct 09, 2020 10:06 AM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy | Central Bank keeps repo rate unchanged at 4%; maintains accommodative stance

    This was the first time the central bank did not cut repo rate after previous five consecutive cuts since February 2019

  • Nifty reclaims 10,000; 4 factors that are driving the sentiment Jun 16, 2020 09:44 AM IST

    Nifty reclaims 10,000; 4 factors that are driving the sentiment

    The S&P BSE Sensex rallied more than 600 points, while the Nifty50 jumped nearly 200 points to trade above 10,000-levels in early trade.

  • RBI rate cut: Invest in longer maturity gilt funds with a 5-10-year horizon May 22, 2020 04:04 PM IST

    RBI rate cut: Invest in longer maturity gilt funds with a 5-10-year horizon

    For a horizon of, say, 1-3 years, it is preferable to opt for a short portfolio maturity so that volatility would be lower

  • Despite RBI and govt intervention, the light is flashing red. What should investors do? May 22, 2020 02:37 PM IST

    Despite RBI and govt intervention, the light is flashing red. What should investors do?

    The big will get bigger as marginal competition finds it difficult to survive

  • RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to hold a press conference at 10 AM today; here's what to expect May 22, 2020 07:37 AM IST

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das to hold a press conference at 10 AM today; here's what to expect

    In the first two pressers, the RBI governor announced a series of measures to ease liquidity pressure in the banking system and cushion the economy from the COVID-19 shock.

  • You said it right, Mr Governor! Tough times do not last, but tough people do Mar 27, 2020 01:47 PM IST

    You said it right, Mr Governor! Tough times do not last, but tough people do

    Addressing the media via teleconferencing, RBI governor begins his policy statement saying ‘Tough times do not last but tough people do and tough institution’. I think we are in those times right now.

  • From rate cuts to liquidity measures, RBI goes all guns blazing: 8 key takeaways from RBI policy Mar 27, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    From rate cuts to liquidity measures, RBI goes all guns blazing: 8 key takeaways from RBI policy

    “This decision of the rate cut and the advancement of MPC have been warranted by the disruptive force of COVID-19. It is intended to mitigate the negative effects of the virus, to revive growth and to preserve financial stability,” Das said.

  • Govt may cut interest rate on PPF, NSC, Senior Citizen Saving Scheme & Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana Mar 11, 2020 01:12 PM IST

    Govt may cut interest rate on PPF, NSC, Senior Citizen Saving Scheme & Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana

    The government official sees scope for a 50 bps repo rate cut

  • EPFO trustees to meet today to fix FY20 interest rate, 8.5% likely Mar 05, 2020 12:13 PM IST

    EPFO trustees to meet today to fix FY20 interest rate, 8.5% likely

    The organisation is reportedly looking to make up for low investment yields

  • EPFO may cut PF interest rates by 15 bps to 8.5% for FY20: Report Feb 28, 2020 09:47 AM IST

    EPFO may cut PF interest rates by 15 bps to 8.5% for FY20: Report

    Earnings from long-term fixed deposits, bonds and G-Secs fell 50-80 bps over the past year and the retirement fund body may thus find it difficult to keep rates unchanged this fiscal

  • Won't hesitate to prevent collapse of any large NBFC, says RBI's Shaktikanta Das Dec 05, 2019 01:43 PM IST

    Won't hesitate to prevent collapse of any large NBFC, says RBI's Shaktikanta Das

    "Liquidity requirements of NBFCs for the next three months is being monitored," Das added.

  • Top 5 reasons why Sensex fell after RBI leaves rates unchanged Dec 05, 2019 12:46 PM IST

    Top 5 reasons why Sensex fell after RBI leaves rates unchanged

    The MPC decided to keep the policy repo rate unchanged but continue with an accommodative stance to revive growth, which supported the market sentiment and helped cut losses.

  • RBI Credit Policy | To issue draft norms for cooperative banks to strengthen safety of deposits Dec 05, 2019 12:44 PM IST

    RBI Credit Policy | To issue draft norms for cooperative banks to strengthen safety of deposits

    Specifically for urban cooperative banks, the central bank is looking to issue structures to address cybersecurity concerns

  • RBI Credit Policy | Monetary Policy Committee raises consumer inflation target for October-March to 4.7-5.1% Dec 05, 2019 12:15 PM IST

    RBI Credit Policy | Monetary Policy Committee raises consumer inflation target for October-March to 4.7-5.1%

    Committee scaled up CPI inflation target for October-March to 4.7-5.1 percent

  • RBI likely to cut rates by 25 bps; may keep door open for further easing Dec 05, 2019 10:12 AM IST

    RBI likely to cut rates by 25 bps; may keep door open for further easing

    Most experts which Moneycontrol spoke to said that the central bank could well cut rates by 25 bps and may keep doors open for further easing to support growth in faltering Asia’s third-largest economy.

  • MPC December preview: Growth concerns to dominate decision making, 25 bps cut possible Dec 03, 2019 12:19 PM IST

    MPC December preview: Growth concerns to dominate decision making, 25 bps cut possible

    We expect growth concerns to dominate and continue to pen down a cumulative 50bps rate cut in the rest of FY20 and a 25bps of a repo rate cut in the December policy itself.

  • RBI MPC Minutes: Shaktikanta Das says need to watch government's fiscal deficit Oct 18, 2019 09:05 PM IST

    RBI MPC Minutes: Shaktikanta Das says need to watch government's fiscal deficit

    MPC member Chetan Ghate said that it is premature to speculate on the impact of tax rate cut on the fiscal deficit.

  • RBI's fifth rate cut may improve homebuyers' sentiment during festive season Oct 04, 2019 05:01 PM IST

    RBI's fifth rate cut may improve homebuyers' sentiment during festive season

    It is, however, imperative for banks to facilitate a faster transmission of these rate cuts to ensure that the measures reap results for the real estate sector, said experts.

  • RBI slashes rates for 5th consecutive time; top 10 takeaways from MPC statement Oct 04, 2019 12:57 PM IST

    RBI slashes rates for 5th consecutive time; top 10 takeaways from MPC statement

    The monetary policy committee, as expected, cut rates for the fifth consecutive time, but the quantum was below market expectations.

  • 'Bond market will cheer RBI decision if tone remains accommodative’ Oct 03, 2019 11:09 AM IST

    'Bond market will cheer RBI decision if tone remains accommodative’

    Markets will keenly await the MPC decision and seek a reason to celebrate the festivities well in advance.

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