On April 21, 2017 15:58 (IST)
A rate-tightening move would be the RBI's first such since January 2014, when previous governor Raghuram Rajan was responding to a rupee crisis that had sent the currency to record lows.
On April 21, 2017 15:28 (IST)
The Reserve Bank of India had opted to leave the repo rate unchanged at 6.25 percent on April 6, and the minutes released on Thursday showed the six-member monetary policy committee had cited upside risks to inflation as the main reason for the decision.
On January 06, 2017 07:50 (IST)
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan up 0.1 percent in early trade, and Australian shares at a 1-1/2-year high.
On January 03, 2017 13:03 (IST)
The government will sell Rs 66,000 crore in debt in January and February, the central bank said in a statement on Monday, or Rs 18,000 crore less than previously budgeted.
On December 29, 2016 08:23 (IST)
Japan's Nikkei lost 1 percent as the yen firmed, edging away from its recent one-year top. Australia's main index eased 0.1 percent, having touched a 17-month peak the previous day.
On December 16, 2016 08:07 (IST)
In a move that reverberated across the financial markets, the US central bank on Wednesday raised rates for the first time in a year and hinted at three hikes to follow in 2017, up from the two projected in September.
On December 15, 2016 07:29 (IST)
Yields on short-term U.S. debt surged to the highest since 2009, sending the dollar to peaks not seen in almost 14 years.
On December 08, 2016 18:02 (IST)
The US dollar index fell as Treasury bond yields eased and investors eyed next week's Federal Reserve meeting. A weak dollar makes dollar-denominated oil less expensive for importing countries.
On December 08, 2016 07:32 (IST)
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan gained 0.8 percent to a one-month top, while Australia jumped 1.3 percent helped by rising resource prices.
On December 07, 2016 17:09 (IST)
A majority of the 56 analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rate cut of at least 25 basis points, though 18 had forecast policy would remain unchanged.
On December 07, 2016 11:30 (IST)
A stronger dollar, spiking bond yields and rising optimism over the outlook for financial markets has hobbled gold, while the traditional saviours of a falling market, Indian and Chinese gold buyers, are hamstrung by cash controls and import curbs.
On December 02, 2016 07:47 (IST)
Yields on 10-year U.S. Treasuries touched 2.492 percent on Thursday, the highest since June 2015, after data showed factory activity accelerating in November.
On November 29, 2016 07:48 (IST)
The Dow Jones industrial average fell 54.24 points, or 0.28 percent, to 19,097.9, the S&P 500 lost 11.63 points, or 0.53 percent, to 2,201.72 and the Nasdaq Composite dropped 30.11 points, or 0.56 percent, to 5,368.81.
On November 28, 2016 16:31 (IST)
The immediate impact of this step is seen to cause liquidity to tighten and send bond yields higher with ripple effect on interest rate transmission.
On November 28, 2016 10:16 (IST)
Banking shares skidded, with State Bank of India down 2.8 percent, given the action would deprive banks of earning interest from funds deposited with the Reserve Bank of India.
On November 25, 2016 09:45 (IST)
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan added 0.3 percent. It is poised to end the week 1.4 percent higher, its biggest weekly gain in two months.
On November 23, 2016 08:09 (IST)
The Dow Jones industrial average ended up 67.18 points, or 0.35 percent, to 19,023.87, the S&P 500 gained 4.76 points, or 0.22 percent, to 2,202.94 and the Nasdaq Composite added 17.49 points, or 0.33 percent, to 5,386.35.
On November 23, 2016 07:42 (IST)
MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan also added 0.3 percent, edging further away from four-month lows hit on Monday.