Fed rate hikes end

Fed hikes benchmark rate by 25 bps, signals end to aggressive tightening

The Federal Open Market Committee unanimously decided to raise the federal funds rate to 5-5.25%, a level unseen since the global financial crisis. Read more »
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Monetary policy coordination among central banks desirable during crises

Coordinated monetary policy can foster global economic growth and improve economic stability, but it affects trade differently than fiscal policy. Read more »
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Studying asymmetric distribution of inflation must, says new RBI paper

A paper published by the Reserve Bank of India says there is a need to study of asymmetrical distribution of inflation, especially during the period of uncertainties. Read more »
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Sticky retail inflation lands RBI in policy dilemma

Five-month high retail inflation may force RBI to continue with monetary tightening despite dismal signs on the economic growth front. Read more »
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RBI raises repo rate by 50 bps on global cues, inflation fears

Through the repo rate hike, the RBI monetary policy committee has tried to tackle global headwinds and runaway inflation at home. Read more »
inflation and interest rates

RBI may raise key interest rate by 50 bps on global cues

While there is a need for frontloaded policy tightening, the terminal interest rate need not be very high, given the confusing nature of inflation. Read more »
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War on inflation: How interest rate will begin to bite

RBI interest rate hike: Policymakers and central banks around the globe continue to battle inflation amid critical geopolitical situations and look to avoid recession by tightening their monetary policy. Read more »
IMF, RBI

RBI to focus on withdrawal of accommodation

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) raises inflation projection for the financial year to 6.7%, retains growth forecast at 7.2%. Read more »
New credit card guidelines from RBI

RBI issues stringent credit card guidelines to protect customers

RBI’s fresh credit card guidelines for issuers contain several provisions that protect and empower cardholders. Read more »
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RBI holds interest rates steady, but brings hawkish undertone to policy

With the RBI shifting to a more hawkish policy, markets players can expect hikes in interest rates in coming monetary policy reviews. Read more »