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Fed hike positive for bonds and rupee

Fed hike positive for bonds and rupee

RBI will now increasingly shift focus to domestic parameters The US Federal Reserve’s decision to formally mark the end of its Unconventional Monetary Policy is a welcome sign of normalisation, which will augur well for domestic financial markets, India Ratings and Research believes. Specifically, the rates and currency market will stand to gain in the near term; the 10Y benchmark G-sec yield likely to soften around the 7.70 per cent mark with bias towards further softening and the ..., 1 month ago

Why more policy rate cuts by RBI are necessary

The easing of rates would help sustain retail consumer sentiment over the next few monthsTerming India’s economic growth at 7.4 per cent for the second quarter as ‘satisfactory’, bankers want the Reserve Bank of India to continue with monetary easing and reforms in regulations for economy to gather more steam. Public and private bank executives said a 7.4 per cent growth rate was already factored in. The activity and base for growth is consolidating, but retail demand (for ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

This is why rupee will continue to be volatile

  All eyes are on RBI’s monetary policy review on December 1The bond and currency market are likely to be under pressure ahead of the Reserve Bank of India’s policy review on December 1 but might gain sharply in the week ahead if the central bank opts for a rate cut. According to a Business Standard poll, however, none of the respondants expects the central bank to cut rates. On Friday, the rupee fell to its 26-month low at 66.8975 to a dollar, but clawed back to close at ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

RBI to fine tune gold monetisation scheme

The Reserve Bank of India is set to ‘fine tune’ the gold monetisation scheme as the initial response to the scheme has been lukewarm. "We need some fine tuning (gold monetisation scheme)," RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan told reporters. Till November 18, the gold monetisation scheme had garnered 400 grams of physical gold. The country has over 20,000 tonnes worth over Rs 52 lakh crore (Rs 52 trillion) of idle gold with households and institutions. Gems and jewellery industry ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Mission incomplete: Rajan's plan to transform RBI into a modern bank

RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan wanted to transform what many see as a slow-moving and bureaucratic RBI into a modern, nimble central bank. IMAGE: Raghuram Rajan is seen by many RBI employees as fast and decisive. Photograph: Danish Siddiqui/Reuters     In a video conference in mid-2014, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan told employees that he wanted to hire talented external candidates and improve the quality of research at the 81-year-old central bank. The ...
 Rediff.com1 day ago S S Tarapore: Adieu to RBI's gifted officer  Rediff.com1 week ago RBI sees growth recovery but retains GDP forecast at 7.4%  Rediff.com2 months ago Tracking RBI's central concerns  Rediff.com2 months ago

Why banking stocks will continue to fall post RBI policy

With March 2016 being the final quarter when banks will have to disclose their stressed assets, the markets are assuming the worst is yet to come Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan delivered on the consensus expectation of maintaining interest rates, at the central bank’s bi-monthly policy review on Tuesday. What caught analysts’ and economists' interest was the detail given by the central bank in spelling out the potential stress in loans. In the press and analyst ...
 Rediff.com4 days ago

Markets falter on RBI stance, global jitters

The S&P BSE Sensex shed 286 points to close at 24,539 and the Nifty50 lost 100 points to end at 7,456. Markets finished the choppy session on a weak note after Reserve Bank of India (RBI) kept  key rates unchanged in its bi-monthly monetary policy review and stated that further rate cuts will depend on the reform measures announced in the Union Budget 2016. Meanwhile, losses in the global equities on further drop in oil prices accentuated the decline. The S&P BSE Sensex shed 286 ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago Markets cheer upbeat corporate earnings  Rediff.com1 week ago Markets bounce back, ends up 401 points  Rediff.com2 weeks ago Markets gather pace on first day of Dec F&O series; banks, metals rise  Rediff.com2 months ago

Ghost buyers in real estate: Fault lies with our banking system

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has admitted that it has received some complaints against banks for giving home loans to ghost buyers. dna investigations reveal that loans to ghost buyers may be a larger problem in the accumulation of non-performing assets ...
 DNA1 week ago

dna Money must reads: From RBI's status quo on policy rates to Royal Enfield's new Himalayan, and more

These are the top five business stories of the day. 1) RBI leaves key policy rates unchanged ahead of Union Budget The Reserve Bank of India has left key repo rate unchanged at 6.75%. This was the last monetary policy meet before the upcoming Annual Budget, ...
 DNA1 week ago

What helped Axis Bank strike it big

  Was the day’s rally short-covering or a reward for transparency? Most observers say it’s the latterIt is not often one sees a stock's fabulous run-up in trade after results that see the company’s management forecast a cautious outlook. And, on a day when the S&P BSE Sensex was back to its pre-Modi levels. This stock is none other than Axis Bank, which gained a little over five per cent on Thursday. This surge also comes after its under-performance in the past six ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago
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