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South Korea’s consumer price growth slows


May 1st, 2012 - 3:12 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, May 1 (IANS) South Korea's consumer price growth slowed to 2.5 percent in April, a report showed Tuesday.Consumer prices advanced 2.5 percent in April from a year earlier, down ... Read more...

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RBI may cut key lending rates by 25 basis points


April 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) India's central bank is expected to cut key lending rates by about 0.25 percent or 25 basis points, thereby releasing more funds in the economy, ... Read more...

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Corporate America seeks a bold India budget


March 14th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 14 (IANS) Presenting corporate America's wish list for the Indian budget, a leading US-India trade association wants India to press forward with bold economic reforms to make it ... Read more...

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Bullish foreign investors pump in over $5.5 bn into Indian markets


February 26th, 2012 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 26 (IANS) Overseas investors are continuing to invest in Indian equities markets at a brisk pace with inflows already topping $5.5 billion in under two months of ... Read more...

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Overseas investors bullish, pump in over $1.78 bn


January 29th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Foreign institutional investors (FIIs) have been bullish over Indian equities markets since 2012 opened as declining inflation and a clear signal from the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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Markets rise on CRR cut, Sensex closes tad below 17,000 (Roundup)


January 24th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets rose Tuesday with investors cheering an unexpected cut in the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by the Reserve Bank of India. A benchmark ... Read more...

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Markets rise on CRR cut, Sensex closes tad below 17,000 (Third Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets rose Tuesday with investors cheering an unexpected cut in the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by the Reserve Bank of India. A benchmark ... Read more...

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Sensex crosses 17,000-mark, banking stocks lead (Second Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets soared past the 17,000-mark as markets cheered an unexpected cut in the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by the ... Read more...

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India’s central bank infuses more money in system


January 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) After nearly two years of tight check on money supply to tame inflation, India's central bank took steps Tuesday to infuse more liquidity in the ... Read more...

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Markets cheer unexpected cut in key rate (Lead)


January 24th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 24 (IANS) Indian equities markets cheered an unexpected cut in the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by the Reserve Bank of India Tuesday as a benchmark index soared ... Read more...

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Industry hails RBI intent not to hike rates further


October 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Corporate India heaved a sigh of relief as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday indicated that it would not hike rates further, after increasing ... Read more...

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RBI set to again hike rates to tame inflation


October 24th, 2011 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 24 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is widely expected to again hike key policy rates Tuesday to curb stubbornly high inflation. The 13th hike since March ... Read more...

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Respite from inflation by year-end: PM


October 20th, 2011 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
On Board Air India One, Oct 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured all steps to tame inflation, but refused to be drawn into the debate whether the ... Read more...

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Government banks on monsoon, rate hikes to tame inflation


August 16th, 2011 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) The government is hopeful that the series of rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and good monsoon would help moderate inflationary ... Read more...

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Every step being taken to tame inflation: PM


August 15th, 2011 - 9:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) The government realises the burden inflation is imposing on citizens, much of it due to global reasons, and every step will be taken to ... 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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Union Bank of India hikes base rate by 50 basis points


August 6th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Public sector lender Union Bank of India (UBI) Saturday said it has increased its base rate by 50 basis points following hike in key interest rates ... Read more...

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Government favours growth with moderate inflation: Mukherjee (Intro Roundup)


August 4th, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday assured parliament of all possible steps to tame inflation and said there was no need to temper growth, even ... Read more...

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Government favours growth with moderate inflation: Mukherjee (Roundup)


August 4th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Thursday assured parliament all possible steps to tame inflation and said there was no need to temper growth even as ... Read more...

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Mukherjee seeks to allay fears on inflation, motion defeated (Lead)


August 4th, 2011 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) An opposition motion expressing concern over price rise was defeated in the Lok Sabha Thursday, even as Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee assured all steps ... Read more...

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Samajwadi Party stages walkout over price rise


August 4th, 2011 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Dissatisfied over Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's reply on the price rise issue, Samajwadi Party members Thursday staged a walkout from the Lok Sabha.The minister ... Read more...

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No inherent contradiction between growth, inflation: Mukherjee


August 4th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee sought to assure parliament Thursday that all possible steps were being taken to tacle price rise, and said there was ... Read more...

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Indian Overseas Bank hikes base rate


July 30th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Indian Overseas Bank Saturday said it has revised its base rate from 10.25 percent to 10.75 percent in response to the Reserve Bank of India's 50 ... Read more...

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Sensex slumps 525 points on rate hike, weak global cues (Weekly market review)


July 30th, 2011 - 2:48 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 30 (IANS) Benchmark indices of Indian equities markets slumped almost 3 percent in weekly trade as a more than expected rate hike by the Reserve Bank of ... Read more...

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PNB, Allahabad Bank hike lending, deposit rates


July 29th, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 29 (IANS) Public sector lenders Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank and Oriental Bank of Commerce said Friday they will hike lending and deposit rates by up to 75 ... Read more...

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Housing loan demand may fall: NHB chairman


July 27th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 27 (IANS) The demand for housing loans may come down with key rates of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) going up by 50 basis points, National Housing ... Read more...

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RBI may hike rates again if inflation remains high: Pranab


July 27th, 2011 - 5:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday the Reserve Bank of India might hike policy rates again as inflation was unlikely to come ... Read more...

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Auto, realty sectors unhappy at interest rate hike (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Automobile and realty sectors Tuesday voiced reservations over the RBI decision to hike interest rates by 50 basis points to tame inflation, which sets the ... Read more...

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Auto, realty sectors unhappy at interest rate hike


July 26th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The country's automobile and realty sectors have expressed their reservations over the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) decision to hike interest rates by 50 basis ... Read more...

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Rate hike will hurt growth, feels India Inc


July 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Disappointed over the Reserve Bank of India's decision to hike policy rates for the 11th time in 15 months, India Inc warned Tuesday that ... Read more...

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Rate hike will bring down inflation to 6 percent: Pranab


July 26th, 2011 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) aggressive monetary tightening measures would help bring down inflation to a comfortable level of six to seven percent ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates sharply to tame inflation (Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday sharply hiked key rates by 50 basis points in the 11th such exercise since January 2010 to tame inflation, setting the ... Read more...

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Inflation prompts India’s central bank to hike rates again


July 26th, 2011 - 12:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 26 (IANS) India's central bank Tuesday hiked its key rates by 50 basis points each in the 11th such exercise since January 2010 to tame inflation, setting ... Read more...

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Fuel price hike will have inflationary pressure: Industrialists


June 25th, 2011 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 25 (IANS) While conceding that the fuel price hike was inevitable, industrialists here Saturday said the increase in the rates of diesel, kerosene and cooking gas will ... Read more...

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Food inflation at 10-week high; Pranab terms it unacceptable (Lead)


June 23rd, 2011 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) India's food inflation soared to nearly 10-week high of 9.13 percent for the week ended June 11, prompting Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee to term ... Read more...

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