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Market Now: Auto stocks gain; Tata Motors up nearly 2%

Equity benchmarks were trading on a cautious note awaiting RBI policy meet outcome.

Market Now: BSE Smallcap index up 2%; HEG, JBM Auto among top gainers

Equity market benchmarks opened in the green on Wednesday, but pared gains ahead of the outcome of the two-day RBI policy meet.

Market Now: BSE Midcap index outperforms benchmark Sensex

At 10:55 hours, the BSE Midcap index was 0.99 per cent up at 16,443, while the BSE Sensex was 0.08 per cent up at 34,224.

Market Now: Nifty Bank index up; IDFC Bank climbs 2%

Shares of Punjab National Bank, HDFC Bank and Bank of Baroda were trading down in the index.

Market Now: Check out the stocks that zoomed up to 20%

The 30-share Sensex was trading 161 points up at 34,356, while the 50-share Nifty index was 66 points up at 10,565 around 10:15 am (IST).

Market Now: Kotak Mahindra Bank, HDFC among most active stocks in terms of value

Most active stocks in terms of value helps investors to identify the stocks with highest trading turnover during the day.

Market Now: RCom, GMR Infra among most traded stocks

At 10:10 am (IST), the BSE Sensex was up 128 points, or 0.37 per cent, at 34,324. The NSE Nifty50 was 47 points, or 0.44 per cent, up at 10,545.

Economic Survey 2013: Accommodative RBI policy is needed to support growth, says Raghuram Rajan, Chief Economic Adviser

We need to reverse the sentiment that is making people postpone investments due to high interest rates.

RBI unlikely to raise rates: DBS

Growth has largely bottomed out, it said. But India has yet to benefit from the synchronised pick-up in global demand.

What changed your market while you were sleeping

Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 32.50 points, or 0.30 per cent.

‘India likely to outperform EM peers; Sensex could hit 41,500 in bull case’

Recently, Citigroup Global Markets had cut its December 2018 target on Sensex to 35,700.

Tight RBI policy unlikely to harden rates

Interest rates may remain soft even if the central bank were to withdraw its accommodative stance and tighten monetary policy, which will be reviewed on Friday.

Budget, RBI policy to weigh on bond markets in near term: Phani Shankar, ING Vysya Bank

The probability of a rate cut in March is now increasing, especially after the weak IIP numbers and GDP, says Phani Shankar.

RBI policy and Budget will influence markets: Dharmesh Pancholi

Dharmesh Pancholi, Investment Advisor, in an interview with ET Now says that RBI policy and Budget are the two events that will influence markets.

Market movers: Nafta deal imminent; insolvency fears help settle Rs 1.1L cr debt and Mor's term cut short

Oil prices opened firmly on Monday, with Brent hovering close its highest in nearly four years.

Rupee may fall towards 68.50 in the short term as oil prices jump

This week, ECB economic bulletin and preliminary inflation number will be important to watch.

F&O: Below 10,180 level, Nifty to see weakness till 10,050 level

Nifty wiped out the gains of previous two sessions and formed a bearish engulfing candle.

PNB to review interest rates post RBI policy: Kamath

PNB today said there is an upward pressure on interest rates and it would take a call revising them after RBI's annual policy review next month.

Rupee rebounds 9 paise to 1-week high on IMF growth outlook

Foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) bought shares worth Rs 1,567.51 crore on net basis yesterday.

RBI policy signals end of easy money era

The RBI withdrew a special facility making available funds from banks to MFs and finance companies. Blog: RBI plays defensive or should that read chicken?

Waiting for RBI policy review to decide on rate cut: D Sarkar, Union Bank

In an interview with ET Now, D Sarkar, CMD, Union Bank of India, talks about the asset quality concern and their restructuring plans.

RBI's policy rate hike to pinch propert market: Realty sector

Real estate developers and consultants on Tuesday said RBI's decision to hike policy rates by 25 basis points will affect the sentiment of the property market.

RBI policy: No immediate hike in rates; but pressure remains, say bankers

Oriental Bank of Commerce Executive Director S C Sinha, said that banks may have to increase the rates in case credit offtake goes up.

Benchmark yields cross 8% for first time in over 3 years

The benchmark bond yield surged to as much as 8.03 per cent on Friday pulling prices down.

RBI policy should act as catalyst for continuation of positive sentiment: Gautam Chhaocharia, UBS

"The rate cycle does help that sentiment. So indirectly it does benefit the investment cycle, but directly it is not that significant," says Gautam Chhaocharia.

How to play the Nifty for limited upside till 10,950

The trader sells one 10,950 call and simultaneously purchases a 10,800 call.

Upcoming RBI policy, budget to affect market significantly in near future: Nilesh Shah, Axis Bank

"The markets will have to watch what the RBI does on the 30th October. Clearly, if there is a rate cut, it will give a boost to the market", Nilesh Shah said.

Traders can use iron condor strategy

The maximum gain happens if Bank Nifty expires at 26,300 or at 26,200.

A key indicator hints at high possibility of policy rate hike today

If the central bank springs any ugly surprise, it is expected to push up yields.

Yields jump ahead of RBI policy review

Gilt yields rose in late trade on Monday, after the central bank said inflationary pressures in the economy remain, making traders less hopeful about any policy easing on Tuesday.

Don’t juggle your debt mutual fund portfolio: Mahendra Jajoo of ‎Mirae Asset

ET.com Mutual Funds spoke to Mahendra Jajoo, Head - Fixed income - ‎Mirae Asset Global Investments, to find out what were the key points of yesterday's RBI policy.

RBI policy move quite expected: Taimur Baig, Deutsche Bank

ET Now caught up with Taimur Baig, Director, Asia Economics, Deutsche Bank, for his views on the RBI policy review.

Corporates see no action at Thursday's RBI policy review: RBS

A large majority of India Inc thinks the Reserve Bank will leave the key policy rates and the mandatory cash balance requirements of banks unchanged at its mid-quarter review on Thursday.

How to rebalance your fixed income portfolio in current rate scenario?

It appears that we are currently in a midst of a structurally rising interest rate regime.

RBI policy may change if industrial growth slides further: Basu

A top government economic advisor said industry is expected post a recovery in October, else the RBI will have to change its tight money policy stance.

Don’t expect any RBI policy action until December: Neeraj Gambhir, Nomura Capital India

It does look like so that liquidity picture once it tightens we will see the overnight rate taking up a little bit more from here: Neeraj Gambhir, Nomura Capital India

RBI policy emphasises stability without impeding growth: Kochhar

RBI's second-quarter review of its monetary policy endorses the continuing growth momentum, despite uncertainties in the global economy, says ICICI Bank chief Chanda Kochhar.

RBI policy rate cuts below industry expectations

Industry on Tuesday said the RBI measures towards lower interest rates will reduce the credit cost, but the central bank should have gone in for deeper cuts in policy rates.

Rate action unlikely in RBI policy meet on 17th September: Killol Pandya, Daiwa Mutual Fund

Incrementally we may see a couple of more cuts in this financial year. However, to see a rate action in the next policy meet on 17th September seems unlikely.

RBI policy measures won't rein in inflation: Montek Singh

The Planning Commission on Thursday said there was no co-relation between key policy rates that the apex bank has raised and inflation.

Bond yields ease, all eyes on RBI policy next week

Bond yields and overnight indexed swap (OIS) rates on Tuesday eased mirroring US yields, on renewed worries about European banks' capital reform and the sector's recent stress test.

Sensex, Nifty trade in red; Rupee on 2-year high

Rupee strengthened nearly 25 paise to 63.82 against dollar to its highest level since August 2015.

Gold Rate Today: Gold, silver flat in morning trade

Choice Broking said, “Based on the current technical set up and indicators, we continue to remain bearish in MCX Gold.”

RBI policy measures alone cannot contain inflation and improve growth: SC Sinha, OBC

The measures what RBI has taken now are welcome measures. However, everybody has to take some call and not RBI alone.

Here are MOFSL’s Yogesh Mehta’s top three midcap picks

The consumption story remains very high for rural India and can be bet on next 3-7 years, says Mehta.

RBI sees inflation firming up at 5.1% in March quarter

Inflation projected to be in the range of 5.1-5.6 per cent in the first half of 2018-19. The central bank kept the repo rate unchanged at 6 per cent.

Sensex climbs 300 pts; Nifty tops 10,600 on global cues; RBI meet eyed

Benchmark indices opened on a higher not, as investors felt that recent selloff was excessive.

RBI expected to keep rates on hold - for now

The RBI's policy stance is currently "neutral".

Tech view: Nifty tentative; no bottom fishing till definite signals emerge

The index made a smart rebound, as the bulls tried hard against the roaring bears.

We are going to see more farm loan waivers, change in interest rate cycle: Deepak Shenoy

Poll verdict probably means no further steps like note ban will come now, says Shenoy

Call on deposit, lending rates to depend on credit demand: Dinesh Kumar Khara, SBI

As far as interest rates are concerned, I do not expect any change.

Urjit Patel’s resignation should be seen as a note of protest: Raghuram Rajan

“Govt must take extreme care in how it proceeds further in relationship with RBI.”

Moody's blames RBI policy for negative IIP figures

Despite global turmoil, RBI continued to tighten monetary policy until July, Moody's said. Gainers: BSE ( A, B ) | NSE | Losers: BSE ( A, B ) | NSE | 52 Week: High, Low

Betting on two sectors right now: Deven Choksey

The Gujarat election outcome is very important for the market and country as a whole, says Choksey

What changed your market while you were sleeping

Let’s check out what might influence Dalal Street all through the day.

What changed your market while you were sleeping

Nifty50 closed marginally higher on Monday to end its four-day losing streak.

See a 25-bps cut in RBI policy rate in April: BA Prabhakar, Andhra Bank

BA Prabhakar, CMD, Andhra Bank says the RBI may cut policy rates in April, but lending rates will decline after six months as liquidity is likely to remain tight.

FIIs buy shares worth Rs 450 crore in Reliance Capital

SMTB had purchased the stake in Reliance Capital (RCAP) when it had applied for banking license.

Growth to slow down but no imminent recession risks in US: Radhika Rao, DBS

"There is very little urgency for RBI to do anything and a pause is likely in Dec and even February."

RBI policy not to impact growth, economy to do better: Montek

The Planning Commission on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank's decision to tighten the money supply will not have any impact on growth and the economy would do better than 8 per cent expansion rate projected by the bank.

After Market: 77 stocks giving bullish signals & ones that topped 200 DMAs

Market gains remained lacklustre as a surge in oil prices and rupee’s fall spoiled the mood.

Re rise may upset RBI's policy tightening plans

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Market Movers: Trump, Xi declare trade war ceasefire; customs reforms on anvil, oil surges & more

Here’s a lowdown on top macro triggers that may move market on Monday

How RBI Minutes aided rupee's crash bonds and the rupee

Overseas investors sold Rs 7,729 crore worth of debt papers and equities in April. In the past few days, they have been selling bonds in particular.

Bank of Baroda, Union Bank awaiting RBI policy review to decide on rate cut

Bank of Baroda and Union Bank of India today said they would take a call on slashing interest rates in specific segments once the RBI has announced the mid-term policy review.

Farm package, yes, but Budget won't be extremely populist: Sonal Varma, Nomura

A lot more needs to be done in terms of creating manufacturing facilities or skill development.

This could be the last rate hike for this calendar year: Shyam Srinivasan, Federal Bank

"The rupee impact is not just linked only to the rate hike. There are too many variables "

This would one of the best H2 we have ever forecast: Ramesh Iyer, MMFSL

Maintaining growth rate is not very challenging for us, says Iyer

State election outcome to be next market trigger: Shibani Sircar Kurian, Kotak MF

One key trend that we are seeing is the shift away from the unorganised to the organised segment and this is playing through in sectors where the unorganised component is fairly large, says the Kotak MF V-P

Contrarian view: Six reasons why RBI may take a breather on rates

Consumer prices rose 5 per cent in June after a 4.87 per cent increase in May

Why Dipan Mehta prefers consumption stocks to direct rural plays

One has to be extremely selective within the IT space and buy into a basket of IT stocks, says Mehta.

RBI likely to go for 25 bps interest rate hike as inflation risks mount

India’s consumer prices rose 5 per cent in June from a year earlier.

We need to educate people about benefits of insurance: G Murlidhar, Kotak Mahindra Life Insurance

"We are focusing on protection products, both in the group and individual segments. These accounts for 22% of our total premiums," says Murlidhar.

Bond yields ease ahead of RBI policy, close at 7.55%

Bond yields eased on Wednesday but were off the day’s low as uncertainty on policy moves and profit booking surfaced in late trade.

RBI policy tightening takes a toll on credit

Bank loans continue to grow at a slow pace. Though in absolute terms, loans, in the first quarter of (Q1) 2008-09, have done better than the previous two comparable quarters, the Q1 growth (Y-o-Y) has slowed down.

Public sector banks could become game-changers this year: Ajay Bagga

"20% earnings growth for top companies put together on a consolidated basis this year looks nice."

Bonds fall most in a week before RBI policy

India’s 10-year bonds fell the most in a week on speculation the Reserve Bank of India will act to curb money supply at its policy meeting

Debt mutual fund schemes are giving negative returns. Should you worry?

Gilt funds are returning negative returns in one-, three- and six-month periods.

Banks to take cue from RBI policy to decide rates: Kotak

Lending rates might move upward in the months ahead as credit growth picks up, but banks may take a cue from the RBI policy before effecting any change in their rate-structure, a top banker on Monday said.

Govt, RBI's plans to recover bad loans buoy banks

The BSE Bankex has returned 4.59% over the past two weeks, outpacing the broader index, show data.

Need to boost demand, funding in housing, say realtors

Real estate sector is looking for some encouragement to boost funding and demand in the sluggish housing segment.

Sensex surges 578 pts, Nifty50 tops 10,300; key factors that drove the market rally

All 30 stocks in the index were trading in the green with Tata Motors being the top performer.

Sensex cracks 352 pts: 4 key factors that weighed on D-Street

From the high point of the day, the BSE benchmark Sensex plunged over 500 points.

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Linking lending rates to market is a positive step: Shailendra Jhingan CEO, ICICI Securities Primary Dealership

Jhingan says the asset side of bank balance sheets cannot be looked at in isolation.

I would not put my money on the index, the answer lies elsewhere: N Jayakumar, Prime Securities

After five years of the NDA-1, we see that Nifty has simply mapped global markets, says Jayakumar.

Tech View: Nifty forms bearish candle, needs to surpass 9,921

Despite some recovery, the Nifty index failed to surpass a big negative candle of 9,921-9,714.

Rate sensitive stocks dip on RBI policy, HDFC Bank, SBI & ICICI Bank suffer most

Following the RBI move the rate-sensitive stocks, mainly banking, saw massive selling pressure. HDFC Bank plummeted by 7.25%.

Govt is re-thinking RBI's policy action: Dr. Surjit Bhalla, Oxus Investments

In an interview with ET Now, Dr. Surjit Bhalla, Chairman, Oxus Investments, gives his views on inflation and the expected rate hike. Excerpts:

RBI likely to stay put on key policy rates till FY18-end

Kotak said RBI might consider easing in policy stance if inflation surprises below 4%.

Reserve Bank of India seen on hold as liquidity provides support

The RBI is still grappling with more than $60 billion in excess liquidity after the government’s crackdown on high-denomination notes last year.

9,581-9,520 to provide immediate support to Nifty in case of decline

A marginal cool off in terms of narrow consolidation can give pullback for acceleration.

Market opens in red, Nifty slips below 10,100; RCom down 5%

NTPC fell 1.31 per cent to Rs 177.45 on BSE. Power Grid declined 1.03 per cent to Rs 200.80.

RBI policy augurs well for return to high-growth path: Kochhar

Commitment to managing borrowing prog in a non-disruptive manner to mkts should give confidence, says ICICI. Gainers: BSE ( A, B ), NSE | Losers: BSE ( A, B ), NSE

F&O clues hint more downside for Nifty; all eyes on RBI, polls

Rise in OI at the 10000 put coincided with the fear gauge — India Vix — rising 9% to 14.79.

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