Ruchira Roy

  • Tight liquidity sends yield on 3-month CPs to 20-year high

    Tight liquidity sends yield on 3-month CPs to 20-year high

    Yields on three-month commercial papers have shot up to a near 20-month high, hurting borrowers as tight liquidity conditions in the market may push up the rates further on soaring demand for loans and rising inflationary expectations.

    Liquidity turns scarce in money market

    Liquidity turns scarce in money market

    Liquidity has once again turned scarce in the inter-bank money market, forcing RBI to play the role of lender. On Tuesday, banks borrowed as much as `77,935 crore to meet their cash reserve ratio requirement.

    Exporters ask RBI to rein in rupee’s climb

    Exporters ask RBI to rein in rupee’s climb

    With the partially-convertible Indian rupee touching a record 6-month high of 44.38 against the dollar, the chorus from exporters demanding intervention by RBI is getting louder.

    Rupee rise benefits importers with currency options

    Rupee rise benefits importers with currency options

    When the domestic currency strengthened to 44.85 against the dollar - almost a Rs 2 gain from the 46.84 levels two weeks ago on September 7, there was a small set of corporates who celebrated.

    RBI may go for another rate hike

    RBI may go for another rate hike

    Bankers are betting that rates will go up despite the fact that the impact of the previous rate hikes is yet to be felt.

    Companies to lock foreign loan rates

    Companies to lock foreign loan rates

    Many Indian companies are locking the interest rate on their foreign loans. These loans, better known as external commercial borrowings, are usually given on floating rate of interests that are reset every six months.

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