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Sensex Thumbs Down RBI's 25 BPS Rate Cut, Melts 322 Points

Brokers say the RBI's decision to cut repo rate by 0.25 per cent to 6.5 per cent was largely in line with market expectations and failed to boost sentiment

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RBI Cuts Repo Rate To 6.5%; Raises Reverse Repo

The central bank cut its repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50 per cent at a policy review on Tuesday, making a widely expected first reduction since September to bring the rate to its lowest in more than five years

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Rate Cut Expected, With RBI Seen Staying 'Accommodative'

The central bank is expected to cut its policy interest rate by a quarter percentage point on Tuesday, lowering it to a more than five-year low while dangling the prospect of another cut later this year if inflation trends stay benign

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RBI's New Mission: Getting Lenders To Pass On Rate Cuts

The RBI, keen to see monetary policy be effective, on Tuesday is expected to cut the repo rate another 25 bps as India bids to revive investment and spur economic growth

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FM Jaitley Pitches For Interest Rate Cut Ahead Of RBI Policy

Reserve Bank will hold its first bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2016-17 on Tuesday. As far as inflation is concerned, while WPI has been in negative zone for past 16 months, CPI is hovering in the range of 5-6 per cent

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Expectations High For Upto 0.50% Rate Cut By RBI On 05 April

With inflation under check and the Union government sticking to its fiscal consolidation path, market expectations are that the central bank may cut interest rate by up to 0.50 per cent in its first bi-monthly monetary policy review for 2016-17 on Tuesday in order to propel growth

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RBI Expected To Cut Rates Next Week As Inflation Dips

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan led an aggressive cycle of policy easing last year, slashing a cumulative 125 basis points off the repo rate to leave it at 6.75 percent in September

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Fed's Yellen Urges Caution Given Global Risks To US Economy

Yellen again pointed to threats to the world's biggest economy including low oil prices and concerns over China's economy

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RBI May Go For A 'Measured' Cut Next Week: DBS

Reserve Bank of India is likely to approach policy easing with caution and go for a measured cut next week amid recent bounce in global oil prices and partial implementation of a public sector wage bill, says a report

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I Want What Everybody Wants: Arun Jaitley On RBI Rate Cut

Indicating his desire for the Reserve Bank of India to cut interest rates at its monetary policy review next week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said he wants 'what everybody wants'

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High Interest Rates Will Make Economy Sluggish, Says Arun Jaitley

Justifying slashing of interest rates on small saving instruments such as PPF, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday interest rates in India are 'extraordinarily' high and the country risks becoming the most sluggish economy if lending rates continue to rule high

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Japan Firms Could Stash Cash In Safes If Rates Go Negative

A popular series of company safes from Secom Co Ltd can be crammed with some 150 million yen to 1.6 billion yen ($1.3 million-$14 million) in Japan's biggest-denomination bills

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PM Modi Under Fire As Rising Costs Put Squeeze On 'Middle India'

Sharp rises in education and healthcare costs in the last two years have hit India's burgeoning middle class hard, denting Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity among the relatively well-off ahead of a series of state elections

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RBI To Cut Rates By 25 BPS On April 5, Says Deutsche Bank

The declining inflation and a negative industrial outlook have strengthened the case for RBI to cut interest rate in its first bi-monthly monetary policy for 2016-17 on April 5

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Bonds Rally On Hopes Of Bigger Rate Cut By RBI

The government on Friday cut interest rates for term deposits offered to millions of small savers after the Reserve Bank of India reduced its key repo policy rate by 125 basis points last year

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