Tag: Reserve Bank of India

RBI keeps policy rate unchanged for 7th time in a row; repo retained at 4 per cent

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday decided to keep benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 per cent but maintained an accommodative stance as the economy is yet to recover from the impact of second COVID-19 wave. This is the seventh time in a row that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed […]

RBI keeps policy rate unchanged fourth time in a row

NEW DELHI: Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday decided to leave benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 per cent but maintained an accommodative stance, implying rate cuts in the future if need arises to support the economy hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. The benchmark repurchase (repo) rate has been left unchanged at 4 per […]

Prioritise spending, boost infrastructure, sell PSUs: Raghuram Rajan on Budget

NEW DELHI: Former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan says the government should take advantage of the peaks in the Indian equity markets right now and sell stakes in PSUs while prioritising spending to get the economy back on track. The upcoming Budget for the fiscal year beginning April 1 should look to […]

Inflationary woes: RBI retains rates, maintains accommodative stance

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday retained its key short-term lending rates to subdue the unabatedly high inflation rate. However, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the central bank maintained the growth-oriented accommodative stance, thus opening up possibilities for more future rate cuts. Resultantly, MPC voted to maintain the repo rate […]

Inflation likely to remain elevated, Q3 CPI seen at 6.8%

MUMBAI: As India battles to break out of the Covid cloud and the severe setback inflicted by the pandemic on the economy, the Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) expects inflation to remain high and the consumer price index (CPI) for the October-December quarter of FY21 is projected at 6.8 per cent. In […]

RBI should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation: SBI Ecowrap report

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Wednesday. According to the report, the US dollar is expected to remain weak due to fragile US economic conditions. “It would do no harm for the RBI to lean with the wind and […]

Probe all officials, including of RBI, on Lakshmi Vilas Bank watch: AIBEA

By Venkatachari Jagannathan CHENNAI: India’s Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman should intervene in the Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) issue and announce that it would be amalgamated with a public sector bank, the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) said on Tuesday. The AIBEA also said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) cannot simply wash its […]

Loan moratorium: RBI urges Supreme Court to lift order banning declaration of NPAs

NEW DELHI: The RBI Thursday urged the Supreme Court to lift its interim order, which held that accounts not declared as non-performing assets till August 31 this year are not to be declared NPAs till further orders, saying it is facing difficulty due to the directive. In a relief to stressed borrowers who are facing […]

How real estate industry leaders react to RBI’s monetary policy

NEW DELHI:Today, maintaining status quo for the second time in a row, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) led by Governor Shaktikanta Das, has decided to keep benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 per cent but maintained an accommodative stance, implying more rate cuts in the future if the need arises to support the economy hit […]

RBI’s nod for Murali Ramakrishnan’s appointment as South Indian Bank MD

NEW DELHI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved the appointment of Murali Ramakrishnan as the MD and CEO of South Indian Bank with effect from October 1. In a regulatory filing on Thursday, the bank said that the RBI approved the appointment for a period of three years through a letter dated September […]

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