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Real estate developers welcome RBI's decision to lower risk weightage on home loans

Commenting on the monetary policy, CREDAI National President Satish Magar said linking of housing loans to LTV would boost housing demand.

published on : 9th October 2020

Worst is over, says RBI governor while predicting three-speed recovery; rates left unchanged

The big reveal in Friday's policy review is GDP estimate with RBI gaining a clear read on the economy since the pandemic began in March. 

published on : 9th October 2020

RBI keeps benchmark lending rate unchanged at 4 per cent to support growth

RBI had last revised its policy rate on May 22, in an off-policy cycle to perk up demand by cutting interest rate to a historic low.

published on : 9th October 2020

RBI leaves benchmark lending rate unchanged; maintains 'accommodative' stance

The six-member MPC saw upside risks to food prices and elevated headline inflation during July-September, which would ease in the second half of the 2020-21 fiscal.

published on : 6th August 2020

Real Estate sector welcomes repo rate cut, but seeks long pending one-time loan restructuring demand

Anuj Puri, Chairman – ANAROCK Property Consultants said that home loan interest rates have already gone down substantially over the last year.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Growth will be negative, says grim RBI while cutting bank rates by 0.40 per cent

With repo rate at 4 per cent, one can expect banks to lower interest rates further, which means home or auto loans will become even cheaper for new customers.

published on : 22nd May 2020

Need for non-collateralized reverse repo operations: SBI Report

For conducting such reverse repo operations, the Reserve Bank of India Act needs to be amended, the research report by State Bank of India - Ecowrap noted.

published on : 8th May 2020

Cut in reverse repo rate, other measures insufficient: Isaac

Isaac said that the country expected a response from the RBI chief on three important demands.

published on : 18th April 2020

Why rate cuts would trickle down slower

Several factors including banks’ inflexible cost of funds for FDs hamper faster transmission.

published on : 29th March 2020

Coronavirus scare: RBI to inject Rs 1 lakh crore liquidity via repo way

Bank credit to registered NBFCs (other than MFIs) and HFCs for on-lending will be allowed up to an overall limit of five per cent of individual bank’s total priority sector lending.

published on : 24th March 2020

RBI to conduct long-term repo operations on February 17, 24 for Rs 50,000 crore

The RBI move is aimed at providing cheaper money to banks at the repo rate and, thus, improve liquidity in the banking system.

published on : 8th February 2020

RBI keeps interest rates unchanged to hold inflation in check

Even as the MPC recognized India's weakening growth, it preferred to pause in order to assess the impact of the recent government measures to stimulate the economy. 

published on : 6th February 2020

Rate hike shows RBI committed to bringing inflation to 4 per cent: Bankers

Lenders believe that the neutral stance adopted by the RBI shows it's willingness to be accommodative with uncertainty over global growth.

published on : 2nd August 2018

Sensex slips from record after RBI hikes repo rate; bank, auto stocks drag

The domestic equity indices traded in the red during the late-afternoon trade session soon after the Reserve Bank of India increased its key lending rates, which was widely expected.

published on : 1st August 2018

RBI raises repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.50 percent, keeps 'neutral' stance

The rupee also strengthened marginally to 68.50 to the dollar from 68.54 before the announcement, but came off highs to trade at 68.58 to the dollar.

published on : 1st August 2018
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