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Federal Reserve Minutes Point To Rate Hike 'Fairly Soon'

Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again 'fairly soon' should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday

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RBI Rate Panel Unanimously Agrees To Focus On 4 Per Cent Inflation Target

The minutes showed widespread discomfort about retail prices among the six MPC members, with all of them citing concerns that inflation could quickly accelerate and threaten the RBI's medium-term target of 4 percent

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Wholesale Prices Up 5.25% In January

India's wholesale prices rose 5.25 per cent year-on-year in January compared with a 1.07 per cent fall a year ago, government data showed on Tuesday

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Retail Inflation Lowest In At Least Five Years

India's inflation cooled to its lowest in at least five years in January as food prices fell following the government's cash clampdown, but emerging price pressures mean the Reserve Bank of India will probably keep interest rates on hold

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All Finance Ministers Have Perpetual Desire For Lower Rate, Says FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he expected the Reserve Bank of India to cut interest rate but respect its decision to hold status quo

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Interest Rates Seen On Hold Until Late 2018 As RBI Shifts To Neutral: Poll

The Reserve Bank of India will likely keep interest rates on hold until at least the second half of next year, according to a snap poll taken after the central bank's shock decision to shift its policy stance to neutral

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Inflation Seen Cooling In January, Output Eases

Indian inflation likely cooled in January to the lowest in at least five years, after food prices fell and demand weakened following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ban on high-value currency notes

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RBI’s Wait And Watch Policy May Signal End Of Rate Cut Cycle

The US Fed’s expectations of three rate hikes perhaps has influenced the status quo and the domestic economy is likely staring at the fag-end of the rate cut cycle

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Can Interest Rates Really Make A Difference?

Sutanu Guru examines if the Reserve Bank of India decision to remain an inflation hawk can revive animal spirits

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BofA Sees 25 Bps Rate Cut To Tide Over Note-ban Impact On GDP

To reverse the impact of the demonetisation drive to growth prospects, the Reserve Bank will cut rates on Wednesday as well as in the April policy review, foreign brokerage Bank of America Merill Lynch said on Tuesday

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RBI Seen Cutting Rates, But It'll Be A Close Call

India's falling inflation rate gives the Reserve Bank of India room to cut its policy rate to a more than six-year low to help an economy hit by a crackdown on cash

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RBI Likely To Maintain Status Quo On February 8

With banks flush with funds post demonetisation and surging oil prices likely to fuel inflation, the Reserve Bank may refrain from lowering benchmark interest rate at its policy review meet this week

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