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RBI policy to set market direction

Weakness in global markets coupled with domestic rate hike fears are expected to keep investors to the sidelines this week.

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.

RBI policy factored in Fed rate cut: FM

The RBI had factored in the cut in benchmark interest rate by the US Federal Reserve, in the quarterly monetary policy, finance minister P Chidambaram said.

RBI may cut 25 bps on Dec 7, another in Q1 of 2017: DBS

"These are likely to prod the MPC to consider a 25 bps rate cut on Wednesday, followed by another cut in 1Q17," DBS said in the research note.

Rupee falls to 50.47, bonds gather steam on RBI policy

The bond rally picked up steam on Tuesday, with the yield on the benchmark 10-year bond rallying to a one and a half month low of 6.18%.

Bank stocks witness nervous trading ahead of RBI policy

Stocks of banking firms, including SBI and ICICI, on Tuesday dipped as much as four per cent in the morning trade on the Bombay Stock Exchange ahead of the RBI's annual monetary policy to be unveiled later in the day.

Uday Kotak red flags inflation pressure on rate cycle

India's consumer price inflation inched up to 3.65% in February from 3.17% in January as food prices started rising.

RBI policy on expected lines, may cut rates in future: bankers

Stating the Reserve Bank's credit policy to be "on expected lines", bankers said the RBI could cut key policy rates and ratios in the months to come with demand for credit picking up and inflation remaining subdued.

How relevant is repo for bank rate setting? Watch liquidity instead

When policy rates were reduced, the mean lending rate went down by 200 bps, a research by RBI showed.

F&O: Fresh Put writing keeps Nifty above 10,000 mark

The index formed a bullish candle on the daily chart and managed to recover by forming a piercing pattern, as it recovered half the losses that it had suffered in the last session.

RBI puts rate cuts on hold: Which debt mutual funds should you buy now?

Considering the change in RBI's policy stance and lower FD rates, investors should moderate their expectations and consider investing in these debt funds.

Market Now: IT stocks tumble as rupee hits 2-year high

On BSE, 1,119 stocks were advancing whereas 1,411 stocks were lagging.

Gold trades higher in morning trade; Silver down

MCX Gold was up 0.21 per cent, or Rs 59, at Rs 28463 per 10 gram.

Rupee falls for 5th day to hit 2-mth low on RBI hawkish tone

The domestic currency settled the day with a modest 4 paise loss against the US dollar.

ETMarkets Evening Podcast: Is sky the limit for Dalal Street now?

BSE Sensex settled 60 points up at 32,575, while Nifty closed at 10,114.65, up 38 points against its previous close.

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Tech view: Nifty50 gets back mojo; forms a Bullish Candle

Traders are slowly getting confident about the sustainability of the ongoing rally above 10K.

Key takeaways from RBI's big-bang policy move

The RBI retained GDP growth for 2018-19 at 7.4 per cent as in the April policy.

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

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What changed your markets while you were sleeping

Let’s check out what all might matter to Dalal Street through Monday.

RBI meet, progress in monsoon among 6 factors that may guide market this week

The Met department has projected a third successive normal monsoon this year.

Sensex Soars 416 pts as HDFC twins rally, Italy crisis eases

Oil prices which crossed $80 per barrel recently helped hasten outflows from India during the month.

Five stocks that exhibit strong upside on increased volumes

Amidst the uncertainty, a handful of stocks such as ACC, Sintex Industries, Mphasis, Hikal have seen consistent increase in stock prices and delivery volumes.

Weekly close above 9,886 could take Nifty to new highs

For now, technicals suggest that Nifty would make an up-move rather than go the other way.

Bankers expect fresh dose of liquidity booster in RBI policy

After a series of cut in CRR the amount banks need to keep with the central bank RBI is scheduled to announce fresh measures in its review on October 24.

Rupee up 7 paise at 66.52 against dollar ahead of RBI meet

Forex dealers said a higher opening in domestic equity markets supported the rupee, but strength in dollar against other currencies capped the gains.

Goldman expects rate cut at RBI policy meeting on poor IIP

Goldman Sachs says the probability of a rate cut at RBI’s Oct 24 policy meeting has increased, with India’s Industrial Production Index growth for August falling to a low of 1.3% and WPI inflation easing to 11.8 per cent.

Recent moves hint at steady rates in RBI policy review

The funds raised can be used for direct investment overseas in joint ventures and wholly-owned subsidiaries, or even in group companies.

RBI Policy: Small & mid-sized banks may still feel margin pressure

The RBI chose not to revise the policy rates. Still small and mid-sized banks may feel the pressure on their margins as they strive to boost their deposit base.

F&O: Options data suggests small drop, and then rangebound move

On the options front, maximum Put open interest stood at 9,800 followed by 9,700.

There's no rise in credit offtake even with more cuts in rates: Indranil Pan

The overall general liquidity scenario has to be more coordinated with the general liquidity aspect.

Little room for the RBI to cut rates: IDFC's Pan

The overall general liquidity scenario has to be more coordinated with the general liquidity aspect.

Market Outlook: Nifty's setup positive but no runaway rally for now

Expect a modestly positive start on Thursday, but 9,915-9,945 will continue to pose resistance.

Rupee falls 22 paise as focus shifts to RBI meet

Forex trading sentiment turned little shaky ahead of the RBI policy meet outcome on Wednesday.

F&O: Nifty fails to cross hurdle at 9,921; supports shift higher

Nifty has to continue to hold above 9,820 to extend the bounceback towards 9,900 and 9,928

Market Now: Bajaj Auto, TVS Motor hit fresh record high

On the NSE, 1152 stocks were advancing, compared with 419 stocks declining and 420 stocks remaining unchanged.

ETMarkets Morning Podcast: Your daily digest of news, views and cues

The market is likely to remain rangebound for most of Wednesday ahead of RBI's policy outcome.

If you have at least a 1-yr perspective, buy smallcaps: S Krishna Kumar, Sundaram Mutual

If oil falls to $70-75, then it would be a big positive for the market: S Krishna Kumar.

What changed your market while you were sleeping

Most analysts believe RBI may cut policy rate by 25 basis points when it concludes its two-day policy review on Wednesday.

7th Pay Commission allowances to bump up inflation temporarily

The Union Cabinet on June 28 approved recommendations of Seventh Pay Commission with 34 modifications which will impose an additional annual burden of Rs 30,748 crore on the exchequer.

Is rate hike only way to calm markets now? Looks like it is

Both countries are part of the so-called ‘Fragile Five’ club.

RBI’s status quo on rate risky? Check out the key takeaways

The RBI committee changed the stance to hawkish, to focus on ‘calibrated tightening’.

Market Movers: All eyes on RBI, fuel economics hit, short-term rate in focus

The government’s gross direct tax collection rose 16.7% to Rs 5.47 lakh crore.

Rupee to trade in 73.80-74.40 range in the short term

The rupee has underpreformed other Asian currencies and is down by over 12% for this year.

Base your borrowing decision on these factors, not on what the RBI does

Here are factors that both new and existing borrowers should base their borrowing decisions on, regardless of the stance the RBI takes in its policy decisions.

RBI to keep rates unaltered in near term: D&B

D&B expects the CPI inflation to be in the range of 1.3- 1.5 per cent and WPI inflation to be in the range of 1.3-1.5 per cent during June 2017, respectively.

Take call on banking stocks after RBI policy: Ambareesh Baliga, Karvy Stock Broking Ltd

Just stay out, wait for the policy and then possibly take a decision.

The surge in bond yields had been higher than anticipated

Indian Bond yields continued its bearish run much to the dismay of the government and the RBI.

Economists split on rate hike, unanimous on hawkish RBI policy

The Reserve Bank, which is in an unenvious position, thanks to high inflation, is bound to take a tough stand in its monetary policy which will be unveiled on April 29, experts said.

Bankers to wait till RBI policy before taking call on rates

Bankers on Thursday said they would assess the liquidity situation and wait till RBI's monetary policy before taking any decision on interest rates.

Interest rate decision only after RBI policy: K V Kamath

Private sector lender, ICICI Bank, would wait for signals from the Reserve Bank's monetary policy statement before taking a call on its interest rates, a top bank official said.

ETMarkets Evening Podcast: How will markets react to major global events?

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Factors equity investors need to take stock of in the New Year

ET takes a look at domestic and global triggers for the Indian market in the coming year.

ETMarkets Evening Podcast: Money, Markets and everything else that matters to your wealth creation

The nervousness ahead of the crucial Reserve Bank of India's policy outcome was quite evident. Traders preferred to stay on sidelines on Tuesday.

RBI policy makes India, Inc. smile

Indian industry today welcomed Reserve Bank's annual credit policy that contained measures to increase liquidity in the system, saying cash availability was a key concern.

RBI policy not to hamper growth: PC

Hailing RBI's monetary and credit policy, Finance Minister P Chidambaram on Tuesday said it will not hamper growth and the investment momentum will continue despite pressure on price level.

NSE to launch 13-year govt bond futures tomorrow

An IRF contract is an agreement to buy or sell a debt instrument at a specified future date at a pre-determined price.

Bonds worth Rs 5,000 crore cancelled over rate haze

Companies cancel issues worth more than Rs 5,000 crore as bidders increasingly look for higher yields from investment.

What is triggering failed bond sales?

Bond market is having a dry spell as the demand remains muted amid uncertainties over rate actions.

BSE to introduce 6-year govt bond futures from Dec 30

The IRF contract is based on 6.84 per cent central government security maturing on December 19, 2022, and will be available for trading from December 30.

Watch out! Gujarat election outcome may throw up aggressive buying opportunities

The domestic market is slowly factoring in the muted outcome, if any, from the Gujarat elections.

NSE to launch six- year govt bond futures from Dec 30

The IRF contract is based on 6.84 per cent central government security maturing on December 19, 2022, will be made available for trading from December 30, this year, NSE said in a circular.

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

The Reserve Bank of India has left key policy rates unchanged in its policy review today.

ETMarkets Morning Podcast: What's buzzing on D-Street this morning

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan inched down 0.2 per cent.

Sensex, Nifty fall marginally ahead of RBI interest rate outcome

Decline in services PMI and lower GDP growth forecast by Fitch impacted market sentiment.

What changed your market while you were sleeping

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There will be growth play in consumer stocks, not value play: Sunil Subramaniam, Sundaram Mutual

"In our portfolio, in terms of corporate banks, we have shifted from underweight to neutral"

Stock market tumbles in the wake of grim fiscal readings

Benchmark indices posted their single biggest fall in a day since September 27. The Sensex fell 453.41 points, or 1.35%, to close at 33,149.35.

Retail inflation seen at 5.5-6% in Q4 this year: Nomura

According to official figures, retail inflation jumped to a five-month high of 3.81 per cent in March, while inflation at the wholesale level eased to 5.7 per cent in March.

RBI aims to keep retail inflation near 4% on 'durable basis'

The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today decided to reduce the repo rate -- at which it lends to banks -- by 0.25 per cent to 6 per cent.

F&O: Major Nifty trend intact; no big decline on the cards for now

Nifty has been respecting its rising support trend line by connecting the recent swing lows.

Rupee gains, bonds steady ahead of RBI meet

Two large corporate houses are seen buying the local unit, dealers said.

F&O: Every small decline in the Nifty50 being bought into

Nifty has to continue to hold above 10,050 to witness a upward move towards 10,200 & 10,250.

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

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Shares of ITC, DLF, Idea, BEL and ICICI Bank soar in volume

Shares of ITC, Idea Cellular, BEL, ICICI Bank, Hindalco Inds, SBI and BHEL were among the most traded securities in the afternoon trade.

Rupee opens 18 paise down at 65.05 ahead of RBI monetary policy outcome

The local currency on Wednesday hit a fresh 17-month high of 64.87 by gaining 16 paise against the US dollar on heavy selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

Quick-chat: Don’t expect stellar returns from duration funds, says Abhiroop Mukherjee of Motilal Oswal AMC

ET.com Mutual Funds spoke to Abhiroop Mukherjee, Associate Vice President, Fixed Income at Motilal Oswal AMC, about his expectations from the monetary policy review and its impact on debt MFs.

Rupee opens 4 paise down at 65.07 against dollar

“The USDINR spot is likely to trade in a rangebound manner," said Angel Broking.

Nifty to move between 9,230 and 9,300 next week

Accumulate cement stocks on dips in the coming week, says Swapneel V Mantri, Sushil Finance.

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Call may track RBI policy stand, Re seen up

Call money rates ruled at around 7.75-8% last week. Demand remained modest despite a scheduled auction of Rs 5,000 crore and was adequately matched by available supplies. Consequently, call rates were steady.

Franklin invests another Rs 10,000 crore in Indian bonds

The rupee's rapid appreciation, an attractive real-interest rate regime and tight inflation management have led to large inflows into Indian bonds since January 1 this year.

DSP BlackRock sells India sovereign bonds, favors corporates

India's 10-year yields may rise to as high as 6.90 percent by December.

FPIs buy Indian debt in February, focus returns on government debt: Nomura

In the 22 months from May 2015 to December 2016, corporate debt has experienced outflows in 17 months,” said Nomura report.

F&O watch: Brisk Put writing supporting Nifty50 on decline

Now, it has to continue to hold above 9,650 to extend the up move towards 9,700 and 9,750.

Tech View: Nifty forms 'Bearish Engulfing' pattern; rally losing steam

9,600 would now be critical to watch, as traders geared up for the outcome of RBI’s meet.

A less hawkish tone from RBI may unleash some animal spirits on Street

Some fund managers believe mid cap stocks as a whole may not un derperform large caps.

RBI panel pushes new rules so lenders pass on rate cuts more quickly

The five-member panel also proposed in the report that the banks adjust the key criteria used to set their lending rates once a quarter, rather than the current once a year.

Banks' profitability may take a hit from falling treasury gains

G-sec yields have firmed up ~40 bp post the RBI policy meet and 10-year G-sec, now at 6.8%, is at a higher level as compared to 31 Dec 2016.

Market movers: India to delay tit-for-tat tariff on US; dollar index gains and oil slips

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

need2know: Five macro triggers that may matter for market today

RBI is expected to stay put on the repo rate in its upcoming monetary policy next month because of rise in inflation -- both wholesale and retail.

What changed your market while you were asleep

The two-day rate-setting meeting of RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is scheduled to conclude later on Wednesday.

What changed your markets while you were sleeping

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Sensex may touch 39,000 in a 'bull case' scenario: Morgan Stanley

The brokerage has a base case (50% probability) target for BSE Sensex at 30,000, a bull case (30% probability) of 39,000 and a bear case (20% probability) of 24,000.

We have seen 15-20% growth in last 3 quarters: PS Jayakumar, Bank of Baroda

“On average outstanding receivables basis, sequential revenues have increased.”

Stocks in focus: Apollo Hospitals, IndiGo among 40 stocks that hit fresh 52-week lows

Here is a list of top stocks that will be in focus in today's trading session.

Re ends weaker at 50.33 vs $, bonds rise ahead of RBI policy

Bond prices rose ahead of RBI’s annual policy statement scheduled on Tuesday. Yields on the benchmark 10-year government bond fell to one and a half month lows on Monday.

Widening benchmark yield-repo rate spread points to a rate hike ahead

The gap between benchmark bond yield and policy rate has widened to 70 bps from 52 bps.

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