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    What are market expectations from RBI policy meet?

    What is the street expecting from the RBI policy meet? The 46% of the street is expecting the Reserve Bank of India to cut the repo rate by 25 bps, but 54% is expecting to maintain the status quo as RBI has front-loaded repo rate cut.What are market expectations from RBI policy meet?

    Muthoot Finance counter sees huge bearish activity post RBI policy

    The open interest (OI) of the front month contract jumped 29% as its price tumbled almost 9% to Rs 1215.95 from the intraday high of 1332.5.

    Rupee opens 13 paise up ahead of RBI policy outcome

    The expectation of an announcement of the stimulus package from the US kept the dollar under pressure.

    Share market update: Realty stocks rise ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Realty index was trading 1.51 per cent up at 205.45.

    Share market update: Bank stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.36 per cent up at 21587.8.

    Share market update: Auto stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.51 per cent down at 7450.8.

    Trade Setup: RBI policy & weekly options expiry to keep Nifty shaky

    Nifty is likely to see a tentative start and the 11,065 and 11,200 levels are likely to act as key resistance points.

    RBI policy: What is in store for debt mutual fund investors?

    The monetary policy committee (the MPC) will meet in the first week of August 2020 to deliberate and are likely to have their task cut out with the economy staring at a contraction and the need to manage inflation.

    Rates steady, gold LTV ratio raised, MSME debt restructuring extended: Analysing the key RBI policy announcements

    The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday kept interest rates on hold to contain elevated inflation, even as it allowed banks to restructure some corporate and individual loans as part of efforts to revive the economy that faces its first contraction in more than four decades. There will be separate windows available for the restructuring of loans of small and mid-size enterprises who have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The central bank also raised the limit of loans that can be availed against gold ornaments and jewellery. Tune in as ET's consulting editor TK Arun shares his views on the key highlights of the RBI policy statement. (Text: PTI)Rates steady, gold LTV ratio raised, MSME debt restructuring extended: Analysing the key RBI policy announcements

    Sensex gains over 150 pts ahead of RBI policy outcome; Nifty tops 11,150

    Domestic equity benchmark Sensex jumped over 150 points in opening session on Thursday ahead of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy outcome. The BSE Sensex was trading 183 points or 0.49 per cent higher at 37,846.33; while the NSE Nifty was up 52.70 points or 0.47 per cent at 11,154.35.Sensex gains over 150 pts ahead of RBI policy outcome; Nifty tops 11,150

    RBI policy, Q1 earnings, auto sales, dollar among key factors that may guide Dalal Street this week

    Here are some of the key factors expected to move the market in the week ahead.

    RBI has not exhausted ammunition to fight situation due to pandemic: Shaktikanta Das

    "We have not exhausted our policy options, whether it relates to rate cuts or any other aspects of central banking. We have not exhausted our instruments or ammunition," he said.

    Sensex falls 477 points from day's high on profit booking, ends 25 points lower; all eyes on RBI policy outcome

    The continued rapid surge in coronavirus infections also bothered investors. For the seventh day in a row India registered more than 50,000 new Covid-19 cases, taking the total tally past the 19-lakh mark.

    Next RBI policy meeting on June 3-5

    The MPC typically meets bi-monthly and comprises of six members.

    RBI policy post-mortem: Liquidity is okay; what about risk aversion?

    This is how economists and market analsysts reacted to RBI's move to slash repo rates.

    Brokerages still see scope for one more cut in the repo rate

    Some brokerages see scope for one more rate cut but said the central bank’s focus is likely to be on financial stability measures.

    No extension of loan moratorium, but RBI introduces debt resolution plan for eligible borrowers

    Analysts said the step was in the right direction and would cover roughly 50-55 per cent of the loans in the banking system.

    More freedom to banks, further rate cut not ruled out: 10 key takeaways from policy meet

    RBI gave more freedom to banks to deal with loans while keeping mum on moratorium. The monetary policy committee (MPC) said India’s GDP growth is likely to slip in the red during the fiscal year.

    Monetary Policy: RBI's loan restructuring move to provide breather to real estate

    “While the sector was looking at a further revision in the policy rate, to boost demand, we appreciate the accommodative stance by the RBI, in the wake of a high rate of inflation which may have necessitated keeping policy rates unchanged,” said Shishir Baijal, Chairman and Managing Director, Knight Frank India.

    RBI holds rates; What should debt mutual fund investors do?

    The Reserve Bank of India held its policy rate in its monetary policy review held today in line with market expectations.

    Expect a small calibrated cut from RBI rather than a pause: Siddhartha Sanyal

    ‘Even if the headline print is slightly higher than the RBI’s comfort in the latest print, the pressure for the RBI to deliver more rate cuts is quite strong.’

    We could get a sneak peek of one-time restructuring for banks: Lakshmi Iyer

    It is going to be a tightrope walk. So there is no one answer to this.

    Sensex rises 200 points ahead of RBI meet outcome; Nifty above 11,150

    Street analysts are expecting further rate cuts from the Shaktikanta Das-led panel

    Moratorium, growth-inflation puzzle, one-time loan recast: RBI's 3 big dilemmas today

    "Rate cuts so far have had little impact on demand stimulation or growth," said Shanti Ekambaram, Group President for Consumer Banking at Kotak Mahindra Bank.

    RBI move judicious, forget rate cut at least till Oct, say analysts

    The central bank has already reduced the repo rate by a total of 115 basis points since February, on top of the 135 basis points in an easing cycle last year, from 6.50 per cent.

    India rate cut is too close to call on CPI risks: Decision guide

    ​​​​Das has already led the Monetary Policy Committee in cutting interest rates by 115 basis points this year, taking the repurchase rate down to 4%, the lowest since it was introduced in 2000.

    Another rate cut from RBI, or could it get more creative?

    One of the key reasons why this is likely to get debated is the recent CPI data (consumer inflation).

    RBI likely to pause on rate cuts on Aug 6 due to spike in inflation

    The general expectation is that the rise in inflation has been due to supply shocks while demand pressures will remain leading to lower inflation by Q4 of FY21.

    RBI likely to leave repo rate unchanged in August policy meet: SBI Report

    "We believe an August rate cut is unlikely. We believe that the MPC could now well debate what further unconventional policy measures could be resorted to in the current circumstances to ensure financial stability is continued to be addressed," an SBI research report- Ecowrap said.

    Top debt fund managers react to RBI policy

    RBI kept the policy rates unchanged in the bi-monthly MPC meet today. Debt mutual fund managers say the move is in line with the market expectations.

    RBI to infuse Rs 3.74 lakh cr liquidity into financial system

    Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday said about Rs 3.74 lakh crore liquidity on aggregate basis will be infused into the financial system to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.RBI to infuse Rs 3.74 lakh cr liquidity into financial system

    RBI Policy Push: Bond yields dip 25 bps on shorter maturities

    The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said it would conduct long-term repo operations, whereby it would inject money into the banking system at the policy repurchase rate for one and three years.

    Short-term yield drops 17 bps after RBI policy

    Four-year sovereign bonds are now yielding 6.07 percent dropping about 14 basis points since Wednesday.

    RBI policy review: MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%

    With economy showing visible signs of green shoots, RBI decided to focus on taming inflation.

    Stock market update: Realty stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.12 per cent down at 326.

    Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.55 per cent up at 8176.05 .

    RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15% amid accelerating inflation

    The six-member monetary policy committee (MPC) on Thursday decided to keep its short-term lending rate -- repo rate rate -- unchanged at 5.15 per cent in the sixth bimonthly policy review of the ongoing financial year. The central bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to leave the key repo rate unchanged at 5.15% and the reverse repo rate at 4.9%.RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15% amid accelerating inflation

    What RBI policy surprise means to you

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das-headed monetary policy committee (MPC) on Thursday maintained status quo on policy rates in its 5th bi-monthly monetary policy review of the financial year. This came after five consecutive cuts. The short-term lending rate, or repo rate, was unchanged at 5.15 per cent.

    Rupee ends flat ahead of RBI policy outcome

    The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, fell 0.07 per cent to 97.79.

    RBI & govt going for a calibrated approach as Covid situation extremely uncertain: Sanjeev Sanyal

    ‘We are more than willing to do what is necessary but it needs to be targeted in the right place’

    Extension of loan moratorium won’t solve banks’ problem: Ajay Srivastava

    ‘RBI has ignored the restructuring problem and moved ahead with minor tweaking of just three months’

    RBI should allow one-time loan restructuring for worst-hit sectors: Keki Mistry

    ‘Hospitality, airline, hotels and real estate are sectors where a lot of jobs get created’

    Reduced rates and govt credit guarantee to persuade more banks to lend: Mythili Bhusnurmath

    ‘Government will ensure that public sector banks at least fall in line’

    Zero growth, credit freeze, price rise, demand squeeze… RBI report shows economy in a tight spot

    The silver lining, if any, comes from the agriculture sector, says RBI.

    Sensex vaults 1,000 points on hopes of RBI policy measures, Nifty nears 9,000

    India VIX, the measure of volatility in the market, dropped further 4.8 per cent to 68.09.

    RBI in pause mode, but Das keeps rate cut hopes alive: 10 key takeaways

    The monetary policy committee recognised that there is policy space available for future action.

    3 reasons why the wait for more RBI rate cuts may not end today

    Chetan Ghate noted that the counter-cyclical money policy had been ineffective.

    ET Explains: What's making the pass-through of RBI's policy decisions sticky

    The issue of lack of monetary transmission hasn't cropped up suddenly and is something that has been a matter of concern for the RBI in ensuring the pass-through of its policy decisions. The matter snowballed in the last few months after the RBI observed that the effects of its rate cuts are not being felt in terms of interest rates coming down.

    RBI policy surprise: Should you change your mutual fund strategy?

    RBI today surprised everyone by keeping the policy rates unchanged, contrary to expectations of 15-25 bps cut.

    Stock market update: Realty stocks rise ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.47 per cent up at 286.70.

    Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.28 per cent up at 8019.2 .

    RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%, stance remains accommodative

    The central bank slashed FY20 real GDP growth projection to 5% from 6.1%.

    Debt mutual fund managers react to RBI policy

    The repo rate now stands at 5.15 per cent, the lowest since March 2010.

    RBI policy on realty loan to benefit both HFCs and banks: Keki Mistry, HDFC

    If the thousands of stuck projects all over the country get completed, not only will the NPL issue get partly addressed, but more importantly, it will give confidence to home buyers to purchase real estate in a stronger manner, says Keki Mistry, VC & CEO, HDFC.

    Sensex, Nifty gain post RBI policy outcome; Housing finance firms spike up to 5%

    There will be no downgrade of commercial realty loans if the delay is genuine, said RBI.

    RBI policy: debt mutual fund investors should brace for volatility, stick to 'safer' funds

    The Reserve Bank of India held key policy rates in its policy review today to keep the delicate balance between inflation management and revival of growth.

    Share market update: Bank stocks gain ahead of RBI's policy outcome; Yes Bank rises 3%

    The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.18 per cent up at 31057.25 .

    Rupee opens 3 paise down at 71.24 ahead of RBI policy outcome

    "USDINR pair is expected to quote in the range of 71.05 and 71.50,” said Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

    Yields could fall up to 15 bps in short term, bond street awaits RBI policy

    When bond yields dip, prices of the instruments rise.

    Budget, RBI policy, Q3 earnings among key factors that may guide D-Street this week

    Over 700 companies will announce their financial results for the December quarter this week.

    RBI's moratorium on loan EMIs: What we know so far

    The RBI today announced a bazooka for borrowers, giving them a three-month moratorium on loan repayment.

    RBI should give clear order to stop loan recovery: Ajit Pawar

    Pawar, who is also the Maharashtra's finance minister, said the Central bank should issue clear instructions regarding the three-month moratorium. "Banks will not heed just requests. The RBI decisions announced today will partially help revive the economy, which is affected by the coronavirus outbreak," he said.

    Market keeps on correcting itself, we should all be patient: Rashesh Shah

    Along with moratorium, SMEs will need fresh funds also, says Edelweiss Chairman.

    Axis Bank will do whatever it takes to support corporate bond market: Amitabh Chaudhry

    As far as the moratorium is concerned, we want to work with individual borrowers, says MD &CEO, Axis Bank

    RBI is done keeping its powder dry as India brings out heavy artillery to fight virus

    FM Nirmala Sitharaman had yesterday announced a Rs 1.70 lakh crore mega rescue package for the country's poor. This, along with today's RBI moves that will eventually release Rs 3.74 lakh crore of liquidity into the system, forms the frontline of India's response to the menace. Here is a look at how India is front-loading its countermeasures.

    Transmission of this rate cut has to be a lot faster: Sachin Chaturvedi

    Three-month moratorium will help banks' re-assessment mechanisms, says Board Member, RBI.

    RBI says GDP growth estimates at risk: Key takeaways from money policy

    MPC will continue with the accommodative stance as long as it is necessary, says RBI.

    RBI refrains from growth and inflation projections amid Covid uncertainties

    “Given this heightened volatility, unprecedented uncertainty and extremely fluid state of affairs, projections of growth and inflation would be heavily contingent on the intensity, spread and duration of COVID-19. Precisely for these reasons, the MPC refrained from giving out specific growth and inflation numbers,” Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das said.

    RBI joins coronavirus fight with big-bang rate move, EMIs put on hold

    Make no mistake, it is a fight never seen before, Das warned while outlining the risks to Indian economy .

    The 6-0 unanimity shock that foxed financial markets

    The unanimity reflects that MPC is more wedded to its mandate of keeping inflation at 4%.

    View: RBI should be cutting rates, not holding

    Not a single economist among the 43 surveyed by Bloomberg News predicted no rate cuts happening.

    GDP shocker: RBI cuts FY20 growth forecast to 5%

    CPI inflation projection wad revised upwards to 5.1-4.7 per cent for the second half of FY20.

    Share market update: Bank, auto, realty stocks slip after RBI keeps repo rate unchanged

    This halt came after five consecutive cuts. The shortterm lending rate, or repo rate, was unchanged at 5.15 per cent.

    RBI policy: Why repo rate cut failed to cheer

    While rate cut of 25 bps was in line with consensus estimates, it was below bond market’s expectations.

    RBI policy: status-quo for debt mutual fund investors?

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday, cut key policy rates by 25 basis points for the fifth time this year.

    RBI Policy: Analysts see room for more rate cuts to boost economy

    Here’s how Dalal Street experts and economists reacted to the RBI policy outcome.

    RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps to 5.15%, lowest since March 2010

    It was in addition to a cumulative 110 bps rate cut that RBI has announced so far this year.

    Sensex, Nifty fall for 4th day ahead of RBI policy decision

    Bears were back in control, with eight shares in the red for every five that advanced on BSE.

    View: RBI policy, US-China trade talks to guide rupee in October

    In September, the rupee appreciated after FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced corporate tax cut.

    Share market update: Bank stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome; Yes Bank dips 1%

    The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.21 per cent up at 32,047.10 .

    RBI minutes: MPC members feel economy still hasn't bottomed out

    Patra said indicators were not offering evidence yet that the downturn was bottoming out.

    Can RBI policy be the blueprint for world's central banks?

    Passive inflation and the central bank’s full tank of gas make the case to cut even stronger.

    So, how RBI really fared in its ‘whatever it takes’ moment

    We expect the spread of sovereign curve over repo to compress even more as we go along.

    Rupee inches to 71 level against dollar post RBI policy decision

    Following the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, the local currency witnessed heavy volatility.

    RBI policy: Lending norms, exposure limits eased for NBFCs

    The Reserve Bank of India today relaxed bank lending norms to non- banking finance companies and eased bank’s exposure limits to help the sector under stress.

    Sensex, Nifty cautious ahead of RBI policy outcome, key earnings

    The RBI MPC will announce its third bi-monthly policy of the ongoing fiscal today.

    Stock market update: Realty stocks rise ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.74 per cent up at 264.40 around 09:55 am.

    Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

    The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.05 per cent up at 6945.75 around 09:46 am.

    IndusInd, Axis Bank, others rise up to 4% as NIIs set to rise on RBI measures

    RBI has linked pricing of loans by all commercial banks for the medium enterprises to an external benchmark, effective April 1.

    Coronavirus has RBI worried; Das says India needs contingency plan

    MPC in a statement said the virus may impact tourist arrivals in India and global trade.

    RBI keeps rates unchanged amid inflation worries

    The central bank raised its inflation projection, saying that outlook on prices remains uncertain. The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) maintained the accommodative stance.

    RBI sees GDP to expand at 6 per cent in FY21

    After three-day deliberations, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), headed by Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das, observed that the economy continues to be weak and the output gap remains negative.

    Has India recovered from the onion price shock? Here's what RBI had to say

    Going forward, the inflation outlook is likely to be influenced by several factors like food inflation, crude prices and input costs for services, RBI said.

    How Shaktikanta Das plans to win India's reluctant consumer back

    The move will free up some reserves for banks to lend and revive consumption demand in these sectors.

    Bank, auto, realty stocks rise after RBI keeps repo rate unchanged

    The RBI maintained it accomodative stance to support growth and said that there is policy space available for future action

    View: Why MPC should tread cautiously on key policy decisions

    The fear is that just RBI was behind the curve earlier, it might find itself ahead of the curve in the near future.

    RBI Monetary Policy: Key things to know

    The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in December had kept interest rates unchanged after five consecutive cuts.

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