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Nomura sees 0.25% rate cut in April by RBI

With inflation remaining under its 6 per cent target and oil prices falling, the Reserve Bank is likely to go for a final interest rate cut of 25 basis points in April.

need2know: Indian bond lure for FPIs, RBI rate review & other macro triggers

Activity in India's services sector grew at the fastest pace in three months in January.

Trade long with downside protection using Nifty hedges: Rahul Sharma, Centrum Broking

Options data is suggesting a range of 9,700-10,000 for the coming week.

UBS sees Nifty at 8,200 by yr-end, more earnings downgrades

UBS' most-favoured sectors are retail private banks, NBFCs, pharmaceuticals, oil & gas petrochemicals, coal, telecom, auto parts

Pre-market: What changed overnight & top cues you need to know before Opening Bell

Over 130 companies are set to report quarterly earnings during the day, which could generate stock-specific actions.

Home buyers may have to wait... rates unlikely to fall

Designated RBI Governor Urjit Patel is seen by many as much as an inflation hawk as outgoing Governor Raghuram Rajan and is likely to continue with his predecessor's hawkish stance.

Five factors that are likely to chart market direction this coming week

After a jittery start to the week, the Nifty50 managed to close 1.1 per cent higher while the S&P BSE Sensex gained 1.3 per cent during the week ended 3 February.

How RBI manages liquidity

For the common man, who may be concerned about the interest rate on loans, it pays to understand what the central bank means by liquidity.

If you want reforms, take people along, Rajan tells students

Raghuram Rajan told the students that If they want to exercise independence, if they want to make reforms, they have to take the broader public along with them.

Costly oil and gold imports leading to worsening current account deficit: Sakshi Gupta, HDFC Bank

“We expect bond yields at 7.3% by March end and 7.5% levels by December.”

Fall in bond yields likely to accelerate

Rates would now be revised every quarter making the RBI policy the benchmark, defying years of skepticsim about it, traders said.

F&O: Nifty at new high, but beware! momentum is missing at higher levels

Nifty50 formed a Hanging Man kind of pattern, which indicates that there has been buying interest on declines, but the momentum is missing at higher levels.

F&O watch: Shift in Calls from 9,200 to 9,500, 9,400 levels raises hope of Nifty rallying further

Premium of Nifty futures moved up to 37 points compared with 16 points in the last session. A higher base also supported the overall bullish undertone.

Rajan's dovish post-policy statement did come as a surprise: Jayesh Mehta, BofA-ML

"While others are saying there were no surprises in the policy, I for one found a little surprise and a pleasant one at that."

Go long on oversold Bank Nifty, say analysts

The trade, if RBI cuts repo rate more than expected or announces other liquidity measures, could yield gross return of over 70% in less than a week.

Global events, RBI meet key triggers for market

The week ended Friday saw benchmark indices Nifty and Sensex losing 0.3% each. Foreign Portfolio Investors net sold nearly Rs 3,000 crore worth of shares.

RBI likely to slash rate by 25 bps next week: Citigroup

The next RBI policy review is on December 7.

RBI seen cutting rates to over 6-1/2 year low, faces pressure to do more

RBI has previously warned that inflation could accelerate due to a seasonal rebound in food prices and factors such as planned pay hikes for government employees.

Rupee rallies 12 paise to 2.5-month high on RBI rate cut hopes

This is the highest closing for the home currency since May 15, when it had ended at 64.05 against the dollar.

RBI may front-load rate cut to December to support growth: DBS

The Monetary Policy Committee headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel last month cut benchmark interest rates by 0.25 per cent to 6.25 per cent.

RBI cuts rates or not, the markets are going on own track: Mayuresh Joshi, Angel Broking

See how the earnings are panning out and how global cues are coming out over the next few weeks

GDP to fall post demonetisation, follow-up reforms key: HSBC

Regarding RBI's monetary policy stance, the report said that expectations of lower growth and inflation solidify its 25 bps rate cut call for the current fiscal year.

RBI set to cut rates in December: Kotak says in a research note

With retail or CPI inflation at 14-month low and wholesale prices or WPI falling for the second consecutive month in October, Kotak expects a rate cut of 50 bps by RBI in December.

'RBI may cut rate by 0.25% as inflation target within reach'

Retail or CPI inflation dipped to 14 month low of 4.20 per cent in October, while the one based on wholesale prices or WPI fell for the second consecutive month to 3.39 per cent for the same month.

BSE to launch new IRF contracts on May 30

The IRF market gets participation from retail investors, trading houses, foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and other institutions.

Borrowing cost for corporates goes up despite RBI's rate cut

SAIL mopped up Rs 420 crore at 8.35% with a three-year maturity; the company had offered 7.95% for a similar issuance in April.

D-St week ahead: Nifty has support at 8,055-7,952 levels amid high volatility

Last week's high of 8,250.80 would be a daunting task to overcome, though there is a possibility of extending the bounce back to 8,320­-8,380 level.

RBI probably cannot bring down inflation to 4 per cent sustainably: Report

According to global financial services major HSBC, even if food inflation settles at a lowly 4 per cent, it will not be enough to take headline inflation.

RBI looking beyond headline inflation for policy moves: Urjit Patel

"RBI's main objective at the moment to contain inflation below 4 per cent and the recent declines in vegetable prices could be short lived," Patel said.

For next 2-3 years, bet on these 2 themes for double digit growth: Suhas Harinarayananan, JM Financial

General insurance is an underpenetrated space and can be backed with a 3-5-year view.

Market Movers: Another home loan rate hike coming; terror risk to GDP and more

A lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on Thursday.

What changed your market while you were sleeping

On Wednesday, the Nifty50 index ended up making a bearish candle for the seventh session.

No rate cut is a big disappointment: Realty experts

RBI Governor Urjit Patel today kept policy rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent.

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 6%, maintains neutral stance

The RBI also maintained its projection for FY18 real GVA growth at 6.7 per cent.

Tide Water Oil climbs 2% on acquisition of UK-based lubricant company

Price Thomas Holdings along with a subsidiary is a manufacturer and supplier of lubricants and car care products in UK and few overseas automotive markets.

Rupee zooms to nearly three-month high of 67.22

Heavy unwinding of long dollar positions built by speculative traders last week ahead of FOMC meet predominantly gave the rupee a boost amid extreme weak overseas sentiment.

Sensex, Nifty end flat; Midcap, smallcap stocks outperform

BSE Bankex closed 28 point down ahead of release of minutes of the RBI's policy meet.

What should a mutual fund investor ideally do ahead of a big event like budget?

Lot of theories are floating around. Some are hoping for a positive impact on mutual funds while some others are busy painting a pessimistic view.

100% transmission of rate cut difficult to achieve: Charan Singh, UCO Bank

"In fact, transmission is the biggest issue. Governor Rajan has said in his speech that he is looking for more transmission, because the RBI has already cut 125 bps."

Expert view: RBI cautiously opens up space for a rate cut

Meeting the 4 per cent CPI target on a “durable basis“ is now within the realm of possibilities.

A status quo on rates was RBI's best option in the current scenario: Mythili Bhusnurmath

"I don't think the RBI is wrong. The RBI’s policy of wait-and-watch is entirely in keeping with the uncertainty that we are seeing globally."

Rupee rises 10 paise on RBI's lower inflation forecast

Investors cut their exposure to dollar futures in the face of UK General Election on Thursday.

All well between RBI & govt? Governor says MPC said no to Finance Ministry invite

Setting up of MPC was criticised as interfering in RBI’s autonomy. But the govt’s thrust to drive its agenda in MPC seems to have received a shock from this move.

Axis Bank cuts MCLR by up to 70 bps

The Shikha Sharma-led Country's third biggest private sector lender cut its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) for one year tenure.

Softening trend in inflation leaves door open for rate cut: DBS

The softening trend in inflation leaves the door open for a rate cut in the fourth quarter of this calender year "with odds of a move in October on the rise".

RBI maintains status quo on policy rates: Here's what experts say

The MPC, however, cut Statutory liquidity ratio (SLR) by 50 basis points to 20 per cent starting June 24.

​Tech view: Nifty50 forms long-legged Doji, bears tighten grip on D-Street

"The Nifty50 made a long-legged Doji pattern on the daily charts, whereas on the weekly charts, we saw a hanging man-like pattern by the end of Friday’s session.”

Fifteen stocks in focus on Tuesday, 4 October 2016

The Indian market is expected to open flat. Here is a list of top fifteen stocks that are likely to be in focus today.

‘Natural ally’ Trump gives Modi biggest headache in poll season

Data available on IndianOil’s website suggests OMCs have not revised fuel prices since April 24.

Indian economy well cushioned to absorb Fed Rate hike impact: CEA

Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das said Indian markets have already factored in the impact of the increase.

Pay panel recommendations may stoke inflation: Moody's

It said larger than average monsoon rainfall will help maintain moderate food price inflation, contributing to keeping headline inflation in control.

FPIs welcome RBI's move to hold repo rate

Overseas investors look at the RBI's policy decision positively as they continue to earn a good mark-up over returns in their home markets for funds.

India growth on recovery path from April next: Morgan Stanley

On equity markets, the report said that the country will exit the low return environment of the past two years, thanks to better equity valuations.

How to play rate-sensitive stocks now

All six members of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of RBI voted in favour of keeping the repo rate unchanged at 6.25 per cent.

Rupee falls 6 paise to 67.84 vs USD

The rupee declined by six paise to close at 67.84 against the American currency on dollar demand from banks and importers ahead of the RBI policy meet.

Rupee hits three-week high against dollar, jumps 27 paise to 67.63

Heavy selling of the US dollar by banks and exporters in the face of renewed capital inflows predominantly kept sentiment highly buoyant.

Tech view: Traders on tenterhooks ahead of rate review; 8,179 major resistance for Nifty

The daily technical chart hinted that the bears were putting pressure on the index at higher levels, but buying at lower levels protected it from falling much.

Midcaps likely to outperform market in coming weeks: Ashwani Gujral

A further upside of 100-150 points could be easily be seen, before a correction kicks in, says Gujral in a chat with ET Now.

State lenders PNB, BoB, OBC cut base rate by up to 0.40 per cent

State-run lenders Punjab National Bank, Bank of Baroda and Oriental Bank of Commerce have trimmed their base or minimum lending rates.

RBI should cut repo by 0.25% for deposit-interest balance: Yes Bank

It expects overnight money market rates to further deviate from the policy repo rate -- at which RBI lends to banks -- fanning unwarranted exuberance and volatility.

Demonetisation: Fitch Ratings lowers GDP growth forecast to 6.9% in FY17 from 7.4%

Fitch has also slightly revised down GDP growth forecasts for FY17 and FY18 to 7.7% from around 8% in the September GEO.

India growth to slow to 6.5% on notes ban: Deutsche

Economic growth will see a moderation in the near term and would gradually recover to 7.5 per cent in the next financial year, says a Deutsche Bank report.

M-wallet market may reach Rs 30,000 cr by FY22: Study

M-wallet market is segmented into three broad services -- money transfers from wallet to wallet, bank to wallet and vice versa which accounts for 38%.

BharatCoin: Taking the place of cash in the economy

Cryptocurrencies have captured the imagination of a section of investors globally.

Demonetisation to drag down GDP growth to 5.8%: Ambit Capital

GDP growth is likely to decelerate from 6.4 per cent in the first half of this fiscal to 0.5 per cent in the second half with a distinct possibility of the growth contracting in third quarter of this fiscal, says Ambit Capital

Financial services is the best way to play India structural story: Deepak Ramachandra, BofAML

"Being cautious and defensive is advisable for investors this year. No change in structural drivers."

RBI's new base rate norms to hit bank profitability: Crisil

The guidelines, released late Tuesday, require banks to follow the 'marginal cost of funds' method for base rate computation from April 1, 2016.

Top three reasons why Sensex fell over 200 points, Nifty below 8300 intraday

Benchmark indices are headed for a 4th straight decline in a volatile session ahead of the expiry of monthly derivatives contracts.

Repo rate unchanged at 6%; Sensex adds 223 points, Nifty above 9,930

The BSE Sensex was trading 23.50 points, or 0.07 per cent, lower at 31,473.60.

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What changed your market while you were asleep

Nifty50 futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading 23 points higher at 9,863.

Retail inflation to soften further, Oct CPI seen at 4.1%: Report

October CPI inflation could decline to 4.1 per cent from 4.3 per cent last month as the impact from a favorable base effect more than offsets the sequential increase in CPI index.

Fitch lowers India's growth forecast to 6.9%

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) had last month slashed India's GDP growth forecast for the current fiscal to 7 per cent from 7.4 per cent owing to weakness in private consumption.

Rupee scales 20-month high on RBI's growth outlook

Overall forex market sentiment witnessed a sudden revival of enthusiasm after the RBI today projected India's growth to strengthen for the current fiscal.

Opening Bell: Top cues that changed your market while you were sleeping

Nifty50 futures on the Singapore Stock Exchange were trading 44 points lower at 9,243, indicating a negative opening for the domestic market.

Follow bottoms up approach in 3 sectors: Mayuresh Joshi, Angel Broking

"Any sharp correction between 3% and 5% should be taken to accumulate qualitative stocks."

Forex reserves enough to handle one-off deterioration in risk sentiments: Radhika Rao, DBS

Government and RBI remain on top of developments, and a crisis of confidence like 2013-14 is unlikely to be repeated.

India still a beacon of stability among EMs: Madhur Agarwal, JPMorgan

"Predictable policy and institutional strength make India stand out among peers."

Dynamic Bond Funds are giving negative returns. What should you do?

Most investors are asking aloud whether they should get out of these schemes considering the volatility experienced after the RBI policy.

Hopes on GST may push stock market higher

RBI is unlikely to cut rates on Tuesday but investors will watch the central bank’s commentary on future rate cuts and inflation.

Cooling inflation offers scope for another rate cut this year: India Ratings

Retail inflation hit a 13-month low at 4.31 per cent in September as against 5.05 per cent in August.

Why RBI repo rate should not influence your home loan decisions

As things stand today, the interest rate appears to either remain stagnant or there exists a remote possibility for them to move up in the near term.

Rupee top outperformer among Asian currencies: Nomura

Nomura said: "The RBI's policy stance remains accommodative with a focus on implementing its revised liquidity management framework."

Bonds and currency steady as RBI keeps rates unchanged

At 11:05 hours on Tuesday, the rupee was trading a little higher at 66.88 per dollar from its opening level at 66.91. The local unit closed at 66.97 on Monday.

Rupee appreciates 39 paise to 66.86 against US dollar

Data showed US non-farm payrolls rose by 38,000 in May, the smallest gain since September 2010. This was far below a Reuters’ poll of 164,000 additions.

We are stockpicking in these 3 spaces right now: Dipan Mehta

“We are spreading the buying over several weeks and looking for the earning season for new stock ideas”

Money policy, macro data & global cues to steer market in coming week

The S&P BSE Sensex added 372 points during the week, while NSE’s Nifty50 gained 115 points.

Banks promise Diwali gift, to swiftly transmit RBI's 0.25% rate cut

ICICI Bank Managing Director and CEO Chanda Kochhar said rate cut will boost investment as well as consumption.

Rate cut to boost liquidity, achieve near 8% growth: Finance ministry

Finance Secretary Ashok Lavasa said RBI and the government are on the same page with regard to inflation target.

Rupee appreciates 5 paise to 67.28 against US dollar

The domestic currency had closed at 67.33, registering a solid gain of 42 paise, or 0.62 per cent, in the previous trading session.

Rupee seeing moderate volatility amid Fed actions: Report

The Indian rupee has witnessed a moderate volatility so far this year and its movement towards Rs 68-69 during the year looks likely, it said.

Bullion trade slows, all eyes on RBI

Global gold prices dropped from $1,342 per troy ounce on September 26 to $1,316 on Friday due to a rise in US consumer confidence index

Traders roll over fewer bets as Indo-Pak tension escalates

The fear gauge is unlikely to see the kind of sharp rise that was seen on Thursday but will remain elevated given the key events lined up in the next few weeks.

FPIs back in buying mode, pump in Rs 15,862 crore in February

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, in his Budget speech, proposed that category I and II FPIs should be exempted from taxation on indirect transfers.

Harbinger of good times! Rupee, bonds to get support from global yield hunters

Rupee gained more than half a percent or 35 paise to close at 66.67 per dollar as overseas investors were seen buying domestic debt securities and shares.

History repeats itself; like few others, India will grow at 7-8% for next 20 years: Sunil Singhania

What we have created over the last 67 years is going to be duplicated over the next seven-eight years, says Singhania.

Thanks to RBI, commercial paper market may soon lose steam; here’s why

Sharp reduction in bank MCLR and increase in asset market rates have narrowed down the spread between the two segments, said Soumyajit Niyogi of Ind-Ra.

Standard Chartered cuts base rate by 0.25 per cent

Standard Chartered cut its base rate or minimum rate of lending by 0.25% to 9.50%, joining a large number of rivals who have slashed rates after the RBI's policy.

5 reasons that make equity choicest asset class; use SIPs to beat volatility

First is the fiscal consolidation that now sets India on course for a possible rating upgrade. This happened by lowering the fiscal deficit to 3.2% of GDP.

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