SEARCHED FOR:RATE CUTS
More rate cut? Wait, sub-3.5% interest rate to shrink economy
Policy rates cannot dip below a threshold, beyond which a rate cut could be counter-productive and lead to an economic contraction rather than stimulating it, according to a research report by SBI economists.They further said that lowering policy rates below 3.
Aug retail inflation 7%? Bleak projections dash rate cut hopes
Some 50 economists in a Reuters polls projected consumer price inflation to co...
Liquidity, repo cuts not enough to keep market rates low: Arun Srinivasan
If inflation doesn't ease, the RBI may be forced to take its first ...
RBI likely to pause on rate cut in near term as CPI inflation remains over 6%
August CPI inflation at 6.7% was lower than expectations (ET NOW poll expectation 7%) however headline CPI still remains uncomfortably over ...
Rate cut by upto 1% makes Mahindra fixed deposit unattractive
“The sharp cut in deposit rates has made many corporate fixed deposits unattractive. Investors need to review their portfolios,” says Mohit Mittal, Product Head (Investments), Bajaj Capital.
August CPI inflation at 6.69%: Experts say numbers above RBI target to dampen October rate cut hopes
Retail inflation in August at 6.69% was lower than the 6.85% forecast that analysts had made in a Reuters poll and the 6.73% registered in July.
GST rate cut will boost two-wheeler firms' EPS: CLSA
The brokerage continues to prefer two-wheeler companies over passenger vehicles, with Hero MotoCorp and Bajaj Auto being its top picks.
RBI halts rate cut spree, but why?
What's behind RBI's status quo decision? Lakshmi Iyer, CIO (Debt) & Head of Products, Kotak AMC, explains.RBI halts rate cut spree, but why?
Moody’s cuts ratings of four state-run lenders, says outlook negative
The ratings agency said the BCA downgrades take into consideration rising risks to the banks' asset quality as a result of the severe economic contraction, which will result in an increase in credit costs.
India's July retail inflation dims chances of rate cut
July's figure was higher than the 6.15% forecast in a Reuters poll of analysts and 6.23% recorded in June.
Spike in consumer prices could mean no more rate cuts this fiscal
Economists believe that the monetary policy committee (MPC) of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may not be able to do much on rates this year even as the central bank faces a challenging task to ensure government bond yields don't spike sharply despite record borrowing by the sovereign.
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.
Rate cuts beyond a point could be counter-productive: Report
They further said that lowering policy rates below 3.5% could be counterproductive and recommended an activist fiscal policy going forward.
The era of 10-12% return on FDs is never coming back: Axis Bank CEO
In order to cushion the impact of Covid-19, RBI has cut repo rate aggressively which has resulted in interest rates on SBI fixed deposits coming to as low as 2.9 per cent, which is on par with the interest one earns on savings bank accounts from the bank -- a rarity.
A GST cut may prove to be a shot in the arm for two-wheeler companies
The prices of two-wheelers have increased by 15-20 per cent in the past two years due to new emission norms, higher insurance cost and added safety equipment.