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HSBC Sees Inflation Below RBI's 2017 Target, Room For Rate Cut

Inflation is likely to remain below the Reserve Bank's early 2017 target of 5 per cent for the next 12 months, opening up space for monetary easing, says an HSBC report

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US Federal Reserve Keeps Rates Steady, Signals One Hike By End Of Year

The US Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged on Wednesday eptember) but strongly signalled it could still tighten monetary policy by the end of this year as the labour market improved further

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Bank Of Japan Maintains Negative Interest Rate At 0.1%

Bank of Japan decides to adopt a target for long-term interest rates in an overhaul of its massive stimulus programme

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RBI Will Keep Low Inflation In Mind While Deciding Rates: FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday expressed hope that the Reserve Bank will keep in mind the decline in retail inflation while deciding on interest rates at its policy review meeting on October 4

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Bank Of England Signals New Rate Cut Despite Brexit Bounceback

The Bank of England said it was still likely to cut interest rates to just above zero later this year, even though the initial Brexit hit to Britain's economy would be less severe than it expected only last month

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Wholesale Prices Rise 3.74% In August

India's wholesale prices rose at a slower-than-expected pace in August, gaining 3.74 per cent from a year earlier on smaller rises in food prices

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Hope India Will Continue To Prioritise Low Inflation, Says Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan, whose tenure as the RBI Governor ended this week, hopes the process of cleaning up Indian banks will be finished and the government will continue to prioritise 'low inflation'

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Lower Rates No Substitute For Broader Policy Reforms, Says Raghuram Rajan

Warning against low interest rate, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said such measures by central banks cannot substitute other policy instruments and broader reforms and expressed hope that his successor will finish the process of cleaning bank balance sheets

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Logical To Expect A Rate Reduction After Good Monsoon, Says Arun Jaitley

With inflation likely to moderate following a good monsoon, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has said it is "logical" to hope for a rate cut by RBI though the actual decision will have to be taken by the central bank

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Rate Cut Possible Only If Inflation Eases, Says Raghuram Rajan

The RBI Governor said economic growth, while showing signs of picking up, is still below the levels that the country is capable of

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For The Fed's Yellen 'Conventional' Unconventional Policy Is Enough

For all the talk of a radical shift in central banking policy, from the permanent use of negative rates to helicopter money drops, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen appears to believe she can tackle any future downturn using the tools currently at her disposal

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Fed's Janet Yellen Says Case For Interest Rate Hike Has Strengthened

The case for a US interest rate hike has strengthened in recent months because of improvements in the labour market and expectations for solid economic growth, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said on Friday

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New RBI Governor Urjit Patel's Arduous Task: Getting Banks To Lower Rates

One of the biggest challenges for India's incoming central bank chief is a problem he and his predecessor have long grappled with - how to spur stubborn state banks to cut borrowing costs more aggressively to boost the economy

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PM Modi Backs New Inflation Target

Giving the 'reform, perform and transform' slogan in his third Independence Day address, Modi said the government has to be sensitive, responsible, accountable, transparent and efficient to complete the journey from 'Swarajya' (self- governance) to 'Suraj' (good governance)

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India's July Retail Inflation Likely Stayed Above Central Bank Target

Consumer prices are expected to have risen 5.90 per cent last month from a year ago, faster than a 5.77 per cent provisional gain in June, according to a Reuters poll of economists

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