RBI rate hike

Analysts see RBI delivering another 35-50 bps repo hike on September 30

The rate-setting panel has increased the policy repo rate by 140 bps to 5.4 per cent since May with the last being a 50 bps increase in the August review.

published on : 14th September 2022

Unacceptably high inflation led to 50 bps rate hike; expect measured policy moves: RBI Governor

Inflation still remains at uncomfortably or unacceptably high levels and therefore, monetary policy has to act, the RBI Governor told reporters

published on : 5th August 2022

RBI retains inflation outlook at 6.7% for FY 23

As per the monetary policy committee statement, headline inflation has recently flattened and the supply outlook is improving with some easing in the global supply constraints.

published on : 5th August 2022

Third repo rate hike in two months a huge blow to wannabe homebuyers, say experts

"This whammy comes along with the inflationary trends of primary raw materials, including cement, steel, labour, etc., that have recently led to a rise in property prices," an expert noted.

published on : 5th August 2022

RBI's aggressive rate hike signals trying times ahead

Friday's rate hike only confirms how inflation perched itself firmly above the central banks' upper tolerance band of 6%, and will likely stay there at least until December.

published on : 5th August 2022

High inflation forecast by RBI indicates more rate hikes are in the offing

Presently with there being surplus funds in the system and slow growth in credit, banks may not find it necessary to hike rates on deposits across the board.

published on : 8th June 2022

'Right balance between inflation and growth': Experts welcome RBI's repo rate hike

Announcing the credit policy, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said that the Indian economy is resilient, though negative global spillovers continue to weigh on the domestic economic growth outlook.

published on : 8th June 2022

Builders expect slowdown in housing demand in short-term on RBI's rate hike

Builders welcomed the RBI's decision to increase the existing limits on individual housing loans by co-operative banks.

published on : 8th June 2022

Monetary, fiscal authorities taking steps to control inflation: Economic Affairs secretary Ajay Seth

Seth said that apart from growth and inflation, the authorities are also working on management of rupee and keeping fiscal balance.

published on : 8th June 2022

RBI rate hike may be good for the economy, but not for most of you

The only upshot is that real rates will move towards neutral over the next few quarters and will benefit savers.

published on : 4th May 2022