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Fitch affirms India's rating at 'BBB-' with stable outlook for 13th year in row

Fitch Ratings said a robust growth outlook continues to support India's credit profile.

04 Apr 2019 4:46 PM

RBI to hold talks with banks on linking home, auto loans with external benchmark

RBI had proposed that interest rates on loans should be linked to external benchmarks like repo rate from April 1.

04 Apr 2019 3:39 PM

RBI tweaks LCR norms to boost liquidity

The decision has been taken with a view to improve the ease of undertaking forex transactions.

04 Apr 2019 3:02 PM

Urban sector holds key for double-digit growth: Fin Comm chief NK Singh

NK Singh said FRBM Committee 2017 has suggested to bring down debt GDP ratio of the country to 60 per cent by 2024-25.

04 Apr 2019 2:44 PM

RBI goes with official data: Shaktikanta Das on data row

Shaktikanta Das told reporters that the RBI goes with the official statistics prepared by the Central Statistics Office.

04 Apr 2019 2:00 PM


RBI lowers GDP growth forecast to 7.2 per cent for 2019-20

Higher financial flows to the commercial sector augur well for economic activity, says RBI.

04 Apr 2019 1:02 PM

Overall credit growth not broadbased, to MSMEs it's muted: Shaktikanta Das

Das said the RBI will continue to watch macroeconomic factors and will act timely on the same.

04 Apr 2019 12:42 PM

RBI cuts inflation forecast to 2.9-3 pc for H1 FY20

In its previous policy outcome in February, the RBI had projected retail inflation between 3.2-3.4 per cent for the first half of 2019-20.

04 Apr 2019 12:38 PM

RBI cuts key rate by 25 bps to 6 pc to boost economic activitiy

The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) also decided to maintain the neutral monetary policy stance.

04 Apr 2019 11:53 AM

India's services sector output growth at six-month low in March: Survey

Nikkei India Services Business Activity Index fell to 52 in March from 52.5 in Feb, indicating slowest growth since last September.

04 Apr 2019 11:32 AM


Exports in March to reach USD 32.38 bn; over USD 330 bn in 2018-19: Prabhu

During 2017-18, the overseas shipments grew by about 10 per cent to USD 303 billion.

03 Apr 2019 4:27 PM

Rupee jumps 40 paise to 68.74 against US dollar

Forex dealers said foreign fund inflows in the debt and equity markets helped the rupee recover.

02 Apr 2019 6:49 PM

RBI begins 3-day meet on monetary policy amidst rate cut hopes

A back-to-back cut in interest rate would provide relief to borrowers in the election season, experts say.

02 Apr 2019 5:05 PM

India's manufacturing growth at 6-month low in March: PMI

The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) declined to 52.6 in March from 54.3 in February.

02 Apr 2019 11:36 AM

RBI to cut rates again before vote; BJP victory best for economy: report

India’s growth outlook for the fiscal year ended in March was cut to 7.1 pc and 7.2 pc, respectively, from 7.3 pc.

02 Apr 2019 11:11 AM


RBI may cut rate by 25 bps to spur economic activity

The MPC will meet from April 2 to 4 for the first bi-monthly policy statement for 2019-20, the central bank said in a release on Monday.

02 Apr 2019 6:23 AM

Govt lays out procedure for claiming benefits under TMA scheme for agri exports

Under TMA plan, government will reimburse a portion of freight charges and provide assistance for marketing agri produce.

01 Apr 2019 3:47 PM

GST collection records Rs 1.06 lakh cr in March

For fiscal 2019-20, the GST collection target has been budgeted at Rs 13.71 lakh crore.

01 Apr 2019 2:49 PM

RBI to unveil this fiscal's first bi-monthly policy decision on Thursday

The resolution of the MPC will be placed on the website at 11.45 AM on April 4, 2019.

01 Apr 2019 2:27 PM

Demonetisation good for economy in the long run: HDFC's Aditya Puri

Puri said the demonetisation has brought more money into the financial system which will boost economy on long-term basis.

01 Apr 2019 2:26 PM