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SBI wants CRR phased out for ‘more efficient’ banking (Lead)


August 23rd, 2012 - 10:38 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) The country's largest public sector lender, the State Bank of India (SBI) has strongly proposed phasing out of Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) to make ithe ... 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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Economic growth will fall below 6 percent: Kaushik Basu


July 31st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) India's economic growth will fall below 6 percent in the first half of the current fiscal but would pick up thereafter and inflation would moderate ... Read more...

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RBI cuts SLR by 1 percent


July 31st, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday announced a reduction in the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) from 24 percent to 23 percent with effect from ... 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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RBI keeps key rates unchanged as inflation persists


July 31st, 2012 - 1:56 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 of rates would aggravate inflationary pressure.In ... Read more...

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Overcome hurdles to up investment in infrastructure: FICCI


September 11th, 2011 - 3:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) There is a need to create a pipeline of projects for tenders, overcome hurdles of financial closure and ensure a standardised bidding process to boost ... Read more...

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Stage appears set for another rate hike by India’s central bank


July 26th, 2011 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) With headline inflation still above the comfort zone, the Indian central bank appeared set to announce another rate hike at 11 a.m. Tuesday, the 11th since ... Read more...

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Duel with inflation continues, RBI hikes rate again, signals more (Lead)


June 16th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Auto and home loans are set to get costlier as India's central bank Thursday hiked short term lending rates by 25 basis points in a bid ... Read more...

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Duel with inflation continues, RBI hikes rate again


June 16th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 16 (IANS) Continuing its hawkish monetary stance to curb high inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hiked short-term lending rates by 25 basis points, the tenth ... Read more...

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Dhaka stock market investors protest


May 26th, 2011 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 26 (IANS) Dhaka's share market investors have begun protests following a repeated free fall in prices in the last five months.The investors have taken to the streets ... Read more...

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Inflation forces India’s central bank to hike rates again (Roundup)


May 3rd, 2011 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Corporate and consumer loans could become dearer as India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points, pegged the borrowing rate ... Read more...

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Inflation forces another rate hike by India’s central bank (Second Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Laying emphasis on curbing inflation over growth, India's central bank hiked its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points and said in a major policy ... Read more...

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Highlights of monetary policy unveiled by India’s central bank


May 3rd, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the monetary policy for this fiscal unveiled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor D. Subbarao Tuesday:-- Repo rate ... Read more...

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Inflation forces another rate hike by India’s central bank (Lead)


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Laying emphasis on curbing inflation over growth, India's central bank hiked its short-term lending rate by 50 basis points and said the borrowing rate shall ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to tame inflation


May 3rd, 2011 - 1:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) India's central bank hiked its short-term lending rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation and said the borrowing rate will henceforth remain 100 basis points ... Read more...

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Policy rates up again as Indian central bank acts on inflation (Roundup)


March 17th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) India's central bank Thursday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points for the eighth time in 15 months to tame stubborn inflation, ... Read more...

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Indian central bank hikes policy rates again to curb inflation


March 17th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) India's central bank Thursday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points each for the eighth time in 15 months to tame inflation ... Read more...

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RBI’s caution on inflation spooks markets (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian equities markets, especially front-line stocks, were spooked after the Reserve Bank of India, having increased key lending rates by 25 basis points Tuesday, hinted at more ... Read more...

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Soaring prices prompt India’s central bank to hike key rates (Roundup)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) With inflation soaring to double-digits and factory output growing in spurts, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by 25 basis points that ... Read more...

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RBI’s caution on inflation spooks markets (Second Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) Indian equities markets, especially front-line stocks, were spooked after the Reserve Bank of India, having increased key lending rates by 25 basis points Tuesday, hinted at more ... Read more...

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Sensex slips on profit booking (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) A benchmark index for an Indian equities market Tuesday slipped from its intra-day highs as stocks first rose after only a 25 basis points hike in interest ... Read more...

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India’s Reserve Bank hikes key rates to tame inflation (Lead)


January 25th, 2011 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 25 (IANS) In a bid to tame prices that has seen annual food inflation soar to double digits, India's central bank Tuesday hiked its short-term lending and borrowing rates by ... Read more...

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India’s food inflation rises for second week


December 16th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) India's annual food inflation rose for the second consecutive week, to 9.46 percent for the week ended Dec 4, as prices of food items like milk, poultry ... Read more...

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India’s central bank marginally eases monetary policy


December 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) With inflation on the decline, India's central bank Thursday eased its monetary policy marginally by lowering the amount commercial banks have to retain as cash, gold or government ... Read more...

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Mukherjee appreciates Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Review


November 2nd, 2010 - 10:42 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.2 (ANI): Commending the Monetary Policy Review by the Reserve Bank of India, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said on Tuesday that the changes announced by the RBI complement ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to fix inflation (Roundup)


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) With inflation still above its comfort zone, India's central bank Tuesday hiked both its short-term borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points each that could trigger ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to fix inflation (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) With inflation rate still above its comfort zone, India's central bank Tuesday hiked both its short-term borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points each in what could ... Read more...

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Highlights of mid-quarter review of India’s monetary policy


September 16th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) Following are the highlights of the mid-quarter review of the monetary policy conducted by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday, which focuses on reining in inflationary expectations ... Read more...

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SBI raises lending, deposit rates; loans to get costlier


August 16th, 2010 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) State Bank of India said Monday it will raise benchmark prime lending rate by 50 basis points and deposit rates by 25 to 150 basis points ... Read more...

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Mukherjee, banks differ on liquidity, rate hike plan


August 14th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Saturday that banks will not raise their interest rates in response to the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) tight monetary policy ... Read more...

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Action will show impact on inflation in 6-12 months: RBI


August 12th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 12 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's move on rates and liquidity to tame inflation will show its impact over the next 6 to 12 months, RBI Deputy Governor Subir ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes key rates to tame inflation


July 27th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday stepped up the attack in its battle against rising prices, hiking some key rates in a bid to suck excess money out of the ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes key rates to tame inflation


April 20th, 2010 - 1:07 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) Interest rates on housing, automobile and corporate loans are set to rise with India's central bank hiking key rates in its monetary policy for this year unveiled Tuesday ... Read more...

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