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RBI may go for 25 basis points rate cut on April 4

The RBI had reduced the repo rate by 25 basis points in February after a gap of 18 months. A back-to-back cut in interest rate would provide relief to borrowers in the election season.

RBI monetary policy statement today: What to expect

The anticipation of a rate hike has increased in the past month as oil prices climbed, the rupee's slide accelerated and concerns on liquidity emerged.


A tighter policy

With crucial polls ahead, India’s central bank may not be done yet with monetary tightening

RBI monetary policy: RBI keeps rates steady, says fiscal slippage could impinge on inflation outlook

The RBI, in its monetary policy statement, has lowered economic growth projection to 6.6 per cent for 2017-18, from 6.7 per cent. It has estimated 7.2 per cent growth in the next fiscal.

RBI cuts growth rate to 6.7%, cautions against fiscal stimulus

RBI Governor Urjit Patel said with the combined fiscal deficit of the Centre and state governments in the region of over 6 per cent of the GDP, the “national fiscal stance can hardly be described as tight”.

Monetary Policy Review: Why RBI said no to government

RBI Monetary Policy Review: Request for meeting came in ‘silence’ period, bank wanted to retrieve ground lost after noteban


Positive Sentiment: Rate-sensitive stocks rise after RBI’s policy review

BSE Bankex rose 0.73% to hit record high; auto index too rose 0.70%

As Indian rate cut hopes grow, some warn of going too far

With interest rates being cut after unexpected clampdown on cash, foreign investors will look for assurance from new RBI Governor Urjit Patel over monetary policy.

Will have room to cut rates if inflation stays at 5%: Raghuram Rajan

Welcome genuine criticism of our policy but will not address ad hominem attacks, says RBI Governor.

Rajan prunes repo by 25 bps, seeks transmission by banks

The Reserve Bank of India on Tueday cut its policy interest rate by a quarter percentage point, lowering it to a more than five-year low while dangling the prospect of another cut later this year if inflation trends stay benign.