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Taken note of RBI status quo, lower growth forecast: Finance ministry

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The finance ministry on Wednesday said it has taken note of the RBI decision to maintain status quo on interest rate and the downward revision of growth forecast for the current
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The interest rate question

From: Buisness-standard By Ashok K Lahiri Recommended by: business-standard With inflation at fairly low levels, businesses find interest rates too high. So do a third of the home loan borrowers in surveys. Given the increasingly
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Donald Trump's Federal Reserve

From: Buisness-standard By Kenneth Rogoff Recommended by: business-standard With the appointment of Jerome Powell as the next Chair of the United States Federal Reserve Board, Donald Trump has made perhaps the most important
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HDFC Bank cuts interest rates on savings accounts to 3.5%

From: Hindustan Times By Reuters Recommended by: Hindustan times HDFC Bank Ltd on Thursday cut interest rates on most of its savings accounts to 3.5% from 4%.Customers with savings bank account balance of 5 million rupees and
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US Fed raises key interest rate to 1.0-1.25%, unveils cuts to bond holdings

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The decision lifted the Federal Reserve’s benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00% to 1.25%.The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on
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Economy, interest rates and jobs

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard After last week’s monetary policy statement, several analysts have commented on the revisions in inflation expectations of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC
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Devangshu Datta: The rate effect and why equity market could fall

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard In an efficient economy, the bond market and the stock market should maintain an inverse relationship. The bond market is driven by interest yields,
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A V Rajwade: The two prices of money

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard Last week’s monetary policy statement, with no change in the interest rates, surprised most forecasters, who were expecting a cut, if only because of the
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Deepak Lal: Money mischief

From: Buisness-standard By Deepak Lal Recommended by: business-standard The macro-economic landscape in advanced countries today is peopled by strange beasts: Ultra-low and, in many countries, even negative interest rates;