Interest Rates
Opinion  /  Published 18.01.22

Inflation has fast displaced the virus as a bigger risk

The third year of the coronavirus pandemic, 2022, starts on an odd note. Omicron, the contagious mutation, is storming the world, upending recoveries and economic prospects. Yet, economic policies are...
By Renu Kohli

Business  /  Published 11.01.22

Goldman flashes rate warning

Goldman Sachs on Monday projected the US Federal Reserve to hike interest rates on four occasions in 2022. The higher rates could suck out more than expected liquidity from emerging markets such as In...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 03.05.21

SBI to keep rates down

State Bank of India (SBI) will try to keep the interest rates benign as long as possible with a view to supporting the economic growth, its chairman Dinesh Kumar Khara has said.  On the impact o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 28.10.20

RBI: interest waiver terms

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday asked all lending institutions, including non-banking financial companies, that by November 5 they must implement the scheme of waiver of interest on interes...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 27.10.20

Interest waivers to cost Rs 7,500 crore

Over 40 per cent of the system credit and 75 per cent of the borrowers will benefit from the interest-on-interest concession for small loans which will cost the government around Rs 7,500 crore, says ...
By PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 15.10.20

SC ultimatum to govt on interest waiver

The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed a reluctant Centre to issue by November 2 the circular on compound interest waivers relating to the moratorium on loans offered by banks till August 31. The be...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.10.20

BoE alert on sub-zero interest rate

The Bank of England has asked commercial banks whether they are ready for negative interest rates, signaling that the central bank is moving closer to cutting its key interest rate below zero. If the...
By AP via PTI in London

Business  /  Published 01.09.20

RBI: in fresh rescue act

The RBI on Monday announced a bunch of measures that will loosen the liquidity tap and tamp down on interest rates amid concerns over inflation and higher government borrowing. The apex bank, thus, is...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 21.08.20

RBI scouts for escape hatch for economy

The Reserve Bank of India’s policymakers are grappling with a stark dilemma. If they do not cut interest rates, it may be hard to kickstart a moribund economy. But inflation is ruling at 6.93 p...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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