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Sensex vaults 1,000 points on hopes of RBI policy measures, Nifty nears 9,000

India VIX, the measure of volatility in the market, dropped further 4.8 per cent to 68.09.

Liquidity push trims CD interest rates

Axis Bank’s CDs traded as high as 7.75 per cent before RBI announced an unscheduled bi-monthly policy last Friday. These instruments are now trading in the range of 3.90-5.90 per cent across maturities running up to nine months.

These banks have cut interest rates on loans

For instance, Bank of Baroda announced that it has reduced its repo-linked lending rate (BRLLR) by 75 bps with effect from March 28, 2020.

SBI cuts lending rate by 75 bps

With this downward revision SBI’s external benchmark linked lending rate (EBR) stands at 7.05 percent while its repo linked lending rate (RLLR) now stands revised to 6.65 percent. EMIs on eligible home loan accounts (linked to EBR/RLLR) will get cheaper by over Rs 52 per one lakh on a 30 year loan, the bank said in a press release.

GDP likely to grow just 2% in 2020-21: Icra

Despite the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) massive actions to spur the economy, India's gross domestic product (GDP) is likely to contract by 4.5 per cent in the April-June 2020 quarter and will rise by only 2 per cent in 2020-21 on the coronavirus impact, according to domestic rating agency Icra.

Rupee opens 22 paise up at 75.88 against dollar

The dollar was weighed down against its major crosses ahead of the US Senate vote on $2 trillion stimulus package.

Axis Bank will do whatever it takes to support corporate bond market: Amitabh Chaudhry

As far as the moratorium is concerned, we want to work with individual borrowers, says MD &CEO, Axis Bank

PM, FM, industry welcome RBI 'bazooka' of interest rate cut, liquidity measures

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said,"appreciate RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das' reassuring words on financial stability. The 3-month moratorium on payments of term loan installments (EMI) and interest on working capital give much-desired relief. The slashed interest rate needs quick transmission."

Rupee opens 20 paise up at 76.09 against dollar

Continued fund outflow could disturb the overall sentiment in the market as it is not only restricted to the equity segment but also the debt segment.

Top debt fund managers react to RBI policy

RBI kept the policy rates unchanged in the bi-monthly MPC meet today. Debt mutual fund managers say the move is in line with the market expectations.

F&O traders stay bearish for April despite recent rally, fall in FII selling

The rollover in Nifty futures rollovers on a provisional basis to the April series was 62%.

RBI Policy Push: Bond yields dip 25 bps on shorter maturities

The Reserve Bank of India on Thursday said it would conduct long-term repo operations, whereby it would inject money into the banking system at the policy repurchase rate for one and three years.

Short-term yield drops 17 bps after RBI policy

Four-year sovereign bonds are now yielding 6.07 percent dropping about 14 basis points since Wednesday.

RBI policy review: MPC keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%

With economy showing visible signs of green shoots, RBI decided to focus on taming inflation.

Stock market update: Realty stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.12 per cent down at 326.

Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.55 per cent up at 8176.05 .

RBI policy on realty loan to benefit both HFCs and banks: Keki Mistry, HDFC

If the thousands of stuck projects all over the country get completed, not only will the NPL issue get partly addressed, but more importantly, it will give confidence to home buyers to purchase real estate in a stronger manner, says Keki Mistry, VC & CEO, HDFC.

Sensex, Nifty gain post RBI policy outcome; Housing finance firms spike up to 5%

There will be no downgrade of commercial realty loans if the delay is genuine, said RBI.

RBI policy: debt mutual fund investors should brace for volatility, stick to 'safer' funds

The Reserve Bank of India held key policy rates in its policy review today to keep the delicate balance between inflation management and revival of growth.

Share market update: Bank stocks gain ahead of RBI's policy outcome; Yes Bank rises 3%

The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.18 per cent up at 31057.25 .

Rupee opens 3 paise down at 71.24 ahead of RBI policy outcome

"USDINR pair is expected to quote in the range of 71.05 and 71.50,” said Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

Yields could fall up to 15 bps in short term, bond street awaits RBI policy

When bond yields dip, prices of the instruments rise.

Budget, RBI policy, Q3 earnings among key factors that may guide D-Street this week

Over 700 companies will announce their financial results for the December quarter this week.

SBI reduces MCLR across all tenures by up to 15 bps

Effective from March 10, 2020, the one-year is 7.75 per cent down from 7.85 per cent earlier. Similarly, three-month MCLR now stands at7.50 per cent, down from 7.65 per cent by 15 bps.

Within 48 hours, BofA sharply slashes India growth forecasts as global recession sets in

BofA has cut India's June quarter growth forecast by 90 bps to 3.1% and full-year target to 4.1% for FY21.

Rupee ends flat ahead of RBI policy outcome

The dollar index, which gauges the greenback's strength against a basket of six currencies, fell 0.07 per cent to 97.79.

There was enough time to put together plan for Yes Bank, says Raghuram Rajan

SBI is set to pick up 49 per cent stake in crisis-hit Yes Bank under RBI's reconstruction plan.

ET Explains: What's making the pass-through of RBI's policy decisions sticky

The issue of lack of monetary transmission hasn't cropped up suddenly and is something that has been a matter of concern for the RBI in ensuring the pass-through of its policy decisions. The matter snowballed in the last few months after the RBI observed that the effects of its rate cuts are not being felt in terms of interest rates coming down.

RBI policy surprise: Should you change your mutual fund strategy?

RBI today surprised everyone by keeping the policy rates unchanged, contrary to expectations of 15-25 bps cut.

Stock market update: Realty stocks rise ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.47 per cent up at 286.70.

Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.28 per cent up at 8019.2 .

Share market update: Bank stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome; Yes Bank dips 1%

The Nifty Bank index was trading 0.21 per cent up at 32,047.10 .

Debt mutual fund managers react to RBI policy

The repo rate now stands at 5.15 per cent, the lowest since March 2010.

RBI policy: Why repo rate cut failed to cheer

While rate cut of 25 bps was in line with consensus estimates, it was below bond market’s expectations.

RBI policy: status-quo for debt mutual fund investors?

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday, cut key policy rates by 25 basis points for the fifth time this year.

RBI Policy: Analysts see room for more rate cuts to boost economy

Here’s how Dalal Street experts and economists reacted to the RBI policy outcome.

Sensex, Nifty fall for 4th day ahead of RBI policy decision

Bears were back in control, with eight shares in the red for every five that advanced on BSE.

View: RBI policy, US-China trade talks to guide rupee in October

In September, the rupee appreciated after FM Nirmala Sitharaman announced corporate tax cut.

Rupee settles nearly flat at 71.24 against US dollar

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local currency opened at 71.25.

Allahabad Bank cuts MCLR by 5 bps across tenors

The benchmark one-year tenor MCLR will now be 8.25 per cent as compared to the existing 8.30 per cent.

Oberoi Realty Q3 profit up 7% at Rs 148 crore

Total income, however, fell to Rs 536.53 crore in the third quarter of 2019-20.

Rate cut transmission gradually increasing, to improve further: RBI Governor

The RBI Governor said inflation was broadly in line with their expectations.

Be on guard! With major events out of the way, market is now on its own

From a long-term perspective, the Budget has a lot of ingredients to drive economic growth.

Realty stocks mixed after RBI policy; all eyes on transmission of interest rate cuts by banks

The real estate sector is still saddled with 6.56 lakh unsold housing units.

Gold rate today: Gold, silver trade lower ahead of the RBI policy decision

MCX Gold (Dec) futures were trading 0.14 per cent lower at Rs 38,350.

Sensex gains 250 points, Nifty nears 11,400 ahead of RBI policy outcome

The Reserve Bank of India is set to deliver a fifth straight interest rate cut Friday.

Sensex zooms 250 pts ahead of RBI policy outcome, Nifty above 11,350; bank stocks gain

After falling for four straight sessions in a row, the BSE Sensex rebounded over 250 points ahead of RBI policy outcome in opening trade on Friday, led by gains in bank stocks. Likewise, the NSE gauge Nifty rose about 70 points in opening deals. All eyes are now set on the Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy review, where the central bank is widely expected to cut repo rates. The 30-share Sensex recovered 255.45 points or 0.67 per cent to trade at 38,362.32. While the broader Nifty was up 72.30.30 points or 0.64 per cent at 11,386.30 in opening trade.Sensex zooms 250 pts ahead of RBI policy outcome, Nifty above 11,350; bank stocks gain

Rupee advances 10 paise to 70.79 against dollar ahead of RBI policy outcome

The local currency opened almost flat at 70.88 against the previous close of 70.90 per dollar.

RBI policy review: MPC likely to cut repo rate by 25 basis points

All eyes are now set on the Reserve Bank of India’s monetary policy review on Friday, where the central bank is widely expected to cut repo rates. The Reserve Bank of India is set to lower its benchmark repurchase rate for a fifth time this year. The jury is still out on whether the central bank will go for a 25 bps or a deeper rate cut to boost the sagging economy. ET NOW poll also suggests RBI will Maintain an Accommodative stance.RBI policy review: MPC likely to cut repo rate by 25 basis points

Sensex off day's high as two coronavirus cases confirmed in India

Smart recovery by Asian markets and hopes of stimulus from central banks drove market higher.

Rs 1.94 lakh crore bid for Rs 25,000 crore long-term repos

The pro-rata allotment set by the RBI was at 12.86 per cent.

RBI policy, auto sales, PMI data among key factors that will steer Dalal Street next week

Going into a truncated trading week, traders will keep an eye on RBI policy review.

In two weeks, debt turns from loser to favorite for funds

Foreigners bought Rs 136.7 billion ($1.9 billion) of the debt in the first two weeks of Feb.

Rupee inches to 71 level against dollar post RBI policy decision

Following the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decision, the local currency witnessed heavy volatility.

RBI policy: Lending norms, exposure limits eased for NBFCs

The Reserve Bank of India today relaxed bank lending norms to non- banking finance companies and eased bank’s exposure limits to help the sector under stress.

Sensex, Nifty cautious ahead of RBI policy outcome, key earnings

The RBI MPC will announce its third bi-monthly policy of the ongoing fiscal today.

Stock market update: Realty stocks rise ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.74 per cent up at 264.40 around 09:55 am.

Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.05 per cent up at 6945.75 around 09:46 am.

PVR, Ujjivan SFB showing solid up-trends

Expect a range-bound trade on the Nifty with more stock specific actions.

Right strategy for Nifty is to ‘buy on dips’

With a favourable RBI policy, the markets scaled past the 12,000 mark again in a week.

As yields soften, India Inc rushes in to issue papers

The excess supply of funds has pulled rates on 4-year & 3-year sovereign bonds down 28-37 bps.

Tweet Buster: Reclassification of midcaps & smallcaps; long-term investing ideas

What are the top investment ideas from top D-Street honchos? Here’s a clue.

Macro data, coronavirus impact key drivers for markets this week: Analysts

Industrial production and retail inflation data is due on Wednesday, while WPI inflation numbers will be released on Friday.

Can RBI policy be the blueprint for world's central banks?

Passive inflation and the central bank’s full tank of gas make the case to cut even stronger.

These smallcaps are seeing plenty of buying and selling by top funds

Analysts expect the flows into MFs to gather further momentum in the coming months.

Existing bank loans turn cheaper, a year after the beginning of rate cut cycle

The transmission has been slow for new loans even as RBI cut the benchmark policy rate by 135 basis points since February 2019 but it was non existent or negative for existing borrowers. Some existing borrowers had paid monthly instalments at higher rates during the same period.

Mutual funds log Rs 1.2 lakh cr inflow on infusion in liquid schemes

Mutual fund inflows will gather further momentum in the coming months, Union Asset Management Company CEO G Pradeepkumar said.

Rupee opens 6 paise up at 71.21 against dollar

"USDINR pair is expected to quote in the range of 71.10 and 71.50,” said Motilal Oswal Financial Services.

Here’s what prominent debt fund managers say about RBI policy

With today’s rate action, we have seen a cumulative rate reduction of 110 bps, and it is imperative to see this impact percolate to the real sector.

Share market update: Bank stocks gain ahead of RBI's policy outcome; YES Bank surges 7%

The Nifty Bank index was trading flat at 28,009.40 around 10:02 am.

Rupee slips 19 paise against dollar ahead of RBI policy outcome

Forex traders said a cautious opening in domestic equities weighed on the local unit.

Stock market update: Realty stocks mixed ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.65 per cent down at 283.85 around 10:02 am.

Share market update: Auto stocks down ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.39 per cent down at 8267.70 around 09:44 am.

Rupee ends flat at 69.26 ahead of RBI policy

The domestic currency finally closed at 69.26 against the US dollar.

Nifty poised to hit new highs after RBI policy: Analysts

FPIs tend to be net buyers of index puts as a hedge to their portfolios.

Rupee ends flat at 69.26 ahead of RBI policy decision

The RBI's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is slated to announce its bi-monthly policy on Thursday.

Sensex, Nifty fall from record highs ahead of RBI policy outcome

YES Bank, NTPC, Vedanta, Axis Bank and Coal India were among the main leaders.

Metropolitan Exchange gets nod to launch weekly IRFs

Weekly IRFs would have weekly convergences to interest rates.

RBI minutes: MPC members feel economy still hasn't bottomed out

Patra said indicators were not offering evidence yet that the downturn was bottoming out.

Assumption of a V-shaped recovery may get scaled back: Amandeep Chopra

When the global GDP is already struggling to reach 3% target, shaving off 2% does have a meaningful impact across the world, says the Group President and Head of Fixed Income at UTI AMC

RBI maintains repo rate: Here's what it means for borrowers, FD investors

With no change in key policy rates, the repo rate currently stands at 5.15 per cent and reverse repo rate at 4.90 per cent. FD investors can heave a sigh of relief as there will be no downward pressure on interest rates in the economy.

Rupee gains 11 paise against US dollar on crude oil, FII boost

At the interbank foreign exchange market, the local currency opened at 71.24.

Rupee drops by 6 paise to end at 71.38 on forex outflows

The rupee had settled at 71.32 against the American currency on Friday.

What surprised debt markets besides RBI policy?

States normally bunch up their borrowings toward the end of the financial year as they look to exhaust their limits.

Rupee slumps 76 paise to 69.17 post RBI policy

The rupee had surged by 33 paise to 68.41 against the US dollar Wednesday.

Sensex shrugs off RBI policy action, down 192 pts

The advance-decline ratio on BSE stood at around 2:3.

RBI policy review: 'Pragmatic' move to counter slowing economy

The monetary panel voted 4-2 in favour of 25 bps rate cut.

RBI policy review: 'Pragmatic' move to counter slowing economy

The monetary panel voted 4-2 in favour of 25 bps rate cut.

Markets are waiting for the first bi-monthly RBI Policy of FY20

Markets are waiting for the first bi-monthly RBIPolicy of FY20. ET NOW poll suggests that the market is expecting a 25 bps rate cut but the stance will be maintained ‘neutral’. Watch Guha Ishita caught up with Mythili Bhusnurm to know what are her projections Markets are waiting for the first bi-monthly RBI Policy of FY20

Share market update: Realty stocks gain ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Realty index was trading 0.66 per cent up at 274.40 around 10:09 am.

Share market update: Auto stocks up ahead of RBI's policy outcome

The Nifty Auto index was trading 0.39 per cent up at 8513.75 around 09:50 am.

RBI policy decision before noon on Thursday

On the previous occasion, the RBI had released the policy statement at 2.30 pm.

View: Rupee to stay subdued amid weak economic outlook

Participants will be keeping an eye on the WEF that could provide trigger to currencies.

Industry upbeat on RBI policy decision; says more room to slash rates ahead

RBI cut the repo -- short term lending rate at which it gives loan to banks -- third time in a row to 5.75 per cent.

HDFC MF junked biggies in Jan, turned to FMCG, PSU, pharma bets

La Opala RG and Radico Khaitan emerged as new entrants in the AMC’s portfolio.

Nifty50 slips below 12,000 mark ahead of RBI policy decision; bank stocks slip

Bank and financial stocks were the major index drags.

Sensex drops 70 points, Nifty slips below 12,000 ahead of RBI policy meet

Domestic equity benchmarks BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty opened on a cautious note Thursday as investors await RBI's monetary policy decision. The 30-share index was trading 31.03 points, or 0.08 per cent, lower at 40,052.51, and the broader Nifty slipped 18.20 points, or 0.15 per cent, to 12,003.45.Sensex drops 70 points, Nifty slips below 12,000 ahead of RBI policy meet

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