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Rs.17,000 crore released into banking system; retail interest rates expected to fall (Roundup)


September 17th, 2012 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 17 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday kept key interest rates unchanged, but cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) releasing Rs.17,000 crore into the banking system ... Read more...

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Sensex snaps 3-week losing streak; up 359 points (Weekly market review)


August 4th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 4 (IANS) Snapping a losing streak of three straight weeks, Indian equities markets benchmark indices gained more than two percent in the weekly trade on the back ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged, cuts SLR by 1 percent (Roundup)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June saying lowering them would raise inflationary pressure without ... Read more...

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RBI keeps key rates unchanged as inflation outlook worsens (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday kept key policy rates unchanged for the second time since June, saying lowering them would raise the inflationary pressure.In ... Read more...

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Inflation too high, says RBI; defends tight money policy (Lead)


June 19th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao Tuesday said inflation is still above the acceptable level and it cannot be brought down without monetary tightening and ... Read more...

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Inflation still above acceptable levels: Subbarao


June 19th, 2012 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 19 (IANS) Defending the Reserve Bank of India's decision not to cut key lending rates, Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said Tuesday inflation is still above acceptable levels and ... Read more...

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India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep key lending rates unchanged to control inflation while the ... Read more...

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India Inc disappointed with RBI leaving rates unchanged


June 18th, 2012 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Indian industry Monday expressed disappointment over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to keep key lending rates unchanged to control inflation while the economy ... Read more...

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RBI will adjust monetary policy to spur growth: Pranab (Roundup)


June 16th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday exuded confidence that the Reserve Bank of India would "adjust" the monetary policy to ease macro-economic concerns of slow growth ... Read more...

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CII moots 10-point agenda for reviving Indian economy (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Industry lobby, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday mooted a 10-point agenda, including an early introduction of the goods and services tax (GST), to revive ... Read more...

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CII moots 10-point agenda for reviving Indian economy


June 5th, 2012 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 5 (IANS) Industry lobby, the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Tuesday mooted a 10-point agenda to revive India's economic growth through reforms and governance.The CII national council, which ... Read more...

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No impact of rupee slide on banks: SBI chief


May 28th, 2012 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, May 28 (IANS) The rupee's slide against the dollar had no impact on Indian banking operations though profitability of importers would be affected, State Bank of India (SBI) ... Read more...

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Rate cut will stimulate growth: Montek


April 17th, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 17 (IANS) Reduction of 50 basis points in repurchase (repo) rate by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would stimulate growth and put the economy back on rail, ... Read more...

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Moderation in inflation can lead to eased monetary policy: Pranab


March 31st, 2012 - 11:16 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 31 (IANS) Stating that he has kept inflationary expectations at six percent to seven percent in the coming months, union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Saturday said current ... Read more...

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RBI mid-quarter policy review highlights


March 15th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Highlights of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) mid-quarter review of monetary policy announced Thursday:- Key policy rates kept unchanged: repo rate remains steady at 8.5 ... Read more...

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RBI mid-quarter review Thursday


March 14th, 2012 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) Financial markets and industries are hoping for a rate cut in the Reserve Bank of India's mid-quarter review of its monetary policy Thursday."We expect the RBI ... Read more...

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Shifting focus to growth, RBI infuses Rs.320 bn into system (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Departing from its two-year-old tough monetary policy, India's central bank released Rs.32,000 crore (Rs.320 billion/$6 billion) into the country's banking system to incrrease liquidity in ... Read more...

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India’s central bank infuses more money into system (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) After keeping money supply under a tight leash for nearly two years to tame galloping inflation, India's central bank Tuesday took steps to infuse more ... Read more...

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Indian markets quiet ahead of credit policy


January 24th, 2012 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets were ruling quiet in Tuesday morning trade as investors cautiously awaited the third quarterly review of the monetary policy by the Reserve ... Read more...

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Easing of rates depends on future inflation, growth: RBI


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A day before it unveils the third quarterly review of its monetary policy, the Reserve Bank of India signalled it may not lower interest rates, ... Read more...

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Rate pause will help regain growth momentum: Pranab


December 16th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's decision to keep key rates unchanged will help improve business sentiments and regain economic growth momentum, Finance Minister Pranab ... Read more...

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RBI may not hike rates as growth slows (Roundup)


December 15th, 2011 - 7:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Since industrial production has dipped into the negative and growth slowed, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may not raise key interest rates ... Read more...

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RBI may not hike rates as growth slows


December 15th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Industrial production dipping into the negative and growth slowing down will play a major role in the Reserve Bank of India's decision on key interest ... Read more...

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‘Rate hikes playing havoc with SMEs’


October 25th, 2011 - 10:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) An increase in 375 basis points in the repo rate over the last 20 months or so and the consequent sharp increase in the cost ... Read more...

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Sensex rallies 315 points as RBI hints at no more hikes


October 25th, 2011 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets shot up in the last hour of trade Tuesday to close 315 points higher after the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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Sensex ends 57 points up amid rate hike, volatility


September 16th, 2011 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets closed 57 points up Friday amid volatile trade which ensued after the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) announced ... Read more...

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India food inflation edging close to double-digit


August 11th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) There seems to be no respite from rising food prices for the common man as official data released Thursday showed India's annual food inflation had ... Read more...

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RBI’S interest rate hikes for taming inflation: Meena


August 5th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Interest rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) were meant to control inflation even though it resulted in higher cost of borrowing, Minister ... Read more...

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Apex finance panel agrees with RBI rate hike


July 27th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An apex panel of financial sector regulators, headed by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjeee, Wednesday agreed with the latest Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) ... Read more...

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Interest rate hike won’t curb inflation, says BJP


July 27th, 2011 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Contending that the interest rate hike by the Reserve Bank of India will not help curb inflation, the Bharatiya Janata Party said the government ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges 353 points as RBI rate hike spooks markets (Roundup)


July 26th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) A benchmark index for the Indian equities markets plummeted sharply to close 353 points lower Tuesday after a surprising 50 basis point hike in the ... Read more...

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RBI says high inflation may continue, rate hike likely


July 25th, 2011 - 7:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Monday said the upward pressures on food and overall inflation may remain in the short-term, signalling another rate hike when ... Read more...

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RBI may hike policy rates by 25 bps Tuesday


July 25th, 2011 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to raise key policy rates by 25 basis points in its monetary policy review Tuesday as inflation ... Read more...

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Inflation inches up, analysts expect rate hike (Lead)


July 14th, 2011 - 6:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation continued to be on an uptrend, though the pace of increase slowed down, as latest data released Thursday showed inflation had ... Read more...

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Inflation nudges up in June, close to double digits


July 14th, 2011 - 2:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation continued to be on an uptrend, though the pace of increase slowed down, as latest data released Thursday showed that inflation had ... Read more...

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