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RBI Status Quo On Policy Rate Sends Stocks Lower, Debt Yields Higher

It was widely expected that the RBI would cut rates by 25 basis points at the very least as the demonetization exercise has bought in new cash deposits to the tune of Rs 11.5 crore

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RBI Keeps Rates Unchanged Even As Cash Crunch Roils Economy

In keeping its policy setting steady, the central bank also expressed concerned about the risk of a flare-up in inflation

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RBI Keeps Policy Rate Unchanged At 6.25%

The Reserve Bank of India unexpectedly kept its policy repo rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent on Wednesday, despite calls for action as an intense cash shortage threatens to slam the brakes on the world's fastest growing major economy

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PM Narendra Modi's Cash Clampdown Gamble May Force RBI To Cut Interest Rates

An intense cash shortage in India could force the central bank to cut interest rates to a six-year low on Wednesday as Prime Minister Narendra Modi's currency gamble threatens to hit nearly every aspect of the economy, from consumers to supply chains

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As Rate Cut Hopes Grow, Some Warn Of Going Too Far

The Reserve Bank of India is widely expected to cut interest rates on Wednesday as the economy reels from an unexpected clampdown on cash, but foreign investors will be looking for some assurance that new Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel has firm control over monetary policy

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Banks May Not Cut Rate As RBI Tightens Liquidity Through CRR

Faced with a spurt in deposits following demonetisation, banks are unlikely to lower interest rates as the Reserve Bank soaked up additional liquidity in one stroke by imposing 100 per cent incremental cash reserve ratio

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GDP Growth May Picked Up In July-September But Cash Crackdown Clouds Outlook: Poll

India's economy probably picked up steam in the July-September quarter on strong demand, but Prime Minister Narendra Modi's surprise currency crackdown this month will likely dent growth in coming months

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CRR Hike: Crisil Says Forget Rate Cuts By Banks For Now

Reserve Bank's latest move to soak up the entire surplus liquidity between September 16 and November 11 through incremental cash reserve ratio will lead to over Rs 3 trillion outflow from banks and is likely to impact interest rate transmission, cautions a report

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Janet Yellen Says Fed Could Raise Interest Rates 'Relatively Soon'

The election of Donald Trump as US president has done nothing to change the Federal Reserve's plans for a rate increase "relatively soon," Fed Chair Janet Yellen said on Thursday in Congressional testimony that included a pledge to serve out her term

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Cooling Retail Inflation Bolsters Rate Cut Hopes

Retail inflation eased for a third straight month in October, helped by smaller rises in food prices, boosting the chances of an interest rate cut by the central bank next month

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Raghuram Rajan Too May Have Cut Interest Rate Like Urjit Patel Did: Fitch

Flamboyant former Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan too may have cut interest rates like his successor Urjit Patel did at his every first monetary policy review, said rating agency Fitch

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Donald Trump Win Casts Doubt On Fed's Plans To Hike Interest Rates

Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential race throws into question the core assumption in global financial markets that the Federal Reserve will raise interest rates soon and follow with further gradual hikes over coming years

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Retail Inflation To Soften Further, October CPI Seen At 4.1%: Report

Retail inflation is expected to soften to 4.1 per cent in October and ease further to sub-4 per cent level by November-December, largely helped by favourable base effect

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Fed Holds Rates Steady, Sets Stage For December Hike

The Fed's increasing confidence that prices were moving higher was reflected in its view that 'inflation has increased somewhat since earlier this year'

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SBI Cuts Home Loan Rate; ICICI Offers Overdraft

Those buying the overdraft loan from ICICI would be able to utilise the funds for their personal needs such as for education, medical treatment, home renovation, marriage and overseas travel

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