Repo Rate
Business  /  Published 09.06.20

State Bank cuts lending rates

State Bank of India (SBI) has reduced its marginal cost of funds based lending rate (MCLR) and external benchmark rate (EBR) by 25 basis points and 40 basis points, respectively, benefiting both its e...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 31.05.20

Strategy to build a debt portfolio

Money, like nature, abhors vacuum. In a backdrop marked by the worldwide spread of a lethal virus and the consequent decline in all sorts of economic indicators, equity has evidently blunted its edge....
By Nilanjan Dey in

Business  /  Published 27.05.20

SBI cuts deposit rate first

State Bank of India has bucked the trend of cutting lending rates following a RBI repo rate cut — instead offering to lower rates on its deposits which will hit ordinary savers. The SBI on Wednesda...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.20

Another push

The Reserve Bank of India has reduced its main policy instrument, the repo rate, by 40 basis points to 4 per cent. This is the lowest level of the repo rate in a very long time. Along with this announ...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 23.05.20

Repo rate cut to perk up growth

The RBI on Friday reduced its policy repo rate by 40 basis points to its lowest level of 4 per cent that is expected to lower the interest rates that banks charge to their retail and corporate custome...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 22.05.20

RBI cuts lending rates by 40 bps

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday slashed interest rates, extended moratorium on loan repayments and allowed banks to lend more to corporates in an effort to support the economy which is likel...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.05.20

Reverse repo alternative

The research wing of the country’s largest bank — State Bank of India — has backed the idea of a standing deposit facility (SDF) to suck out excess liquidity from the banking system.Since the st...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 07.05.20

Banks immune to reverse repo cut

RBI governor Shaktikanta Das’s move to cut the reverse repo rate in an attempt to give a fillip to bank lending to the productive sectors of the economy seems to have come a cropper.The reverse repo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 27.04.20

MFIs seek easy repo fund rules

Microfinance institutions are seeking easier eligibility norms to qualify for the benefits of the special liquidity facility of the Reserve Bank of India.RBI governor Shaktikanta Das had announced a p...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Business  /  Published 22.04.20

Repo bond sale today

Banks appetite for bonds of non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) will be seen on Thursday as the RBI will open a new borrowing window called the targeted long-term repo operations (TLTRO 2.0).The fir...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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