Live news , top stories, corporate news, company news, sector news, economy news, results analysis news, ceo interviews, fund manager interview, advisor interview, market news, bazaar talk, hot stocks news, ipo news, commodities news, mutual fund news, insurance news, news wire
21 December, 2014 01:32 IST
RBI may have to bite the bullet sooner rather than later: YM Deosthalee
Source: IRIS | 30 Oct, 2012, 05.42PM
Comments  |  Post Comment

India's central bank has decided not to give in to growing political pressure to cut lending rate that caused slowdown in growth. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) slashed cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 25 bps while leaving lending and borrowing rates unchanged in the second quarter monetary policy review.

With 25 bps cut, the revised CRR stands at 4.25%, which will pump Rs 175 billion as additional liquidity in the banking system. The repo and reverse repo rates continue to stands at 8% and 7% respectively. 

Commenting on RBI credit policy, YM Deosthalee, CMD, L&T Finance Holdings said, ''RBI has lowered its GDP growth forecast to 5.7% from 6.5%.  Given the low level of investment activity in both manufacturing and infrastructure, particularly in Power, RBI may have to bite the bullet sooner rather than later and take a call to lower interest rates''.

Disclaimer: IRIS has taken due care and caution in compilation of data for its web site. Information has been obtained by IRIS from sources which it considers reliable. However, IRIS does not guarantee the accuracy, adequacy or completeness of any information and is not responsible for any errors or omissions or for the results obtained from the use of such information. IRIS especially states that it has no financial liability whatsoever to any user on account of the use of information provided on its website.

Comments Post comment 
 Post Comment
Name Email
Comment
Security Code type    into this box
Related Articles
CRISIL assigns fundamental grade 4/5 to JSW Steel - 19-Dec-2014 16:18
Emkay maintains `Buy` on L&T - 19-Dec-2014 15:43
Panacea Biotec join hands with Rising Pharmaceuticals - 19-Dec-2014 11:59
Petron Engineering gets LoI for contract worth Rs 240 mn - 19-Dec-2014 11:49
Dr Reddy's closes acquisition of Habitrol brand from Novartis - 19-Dec-2014 11:29
JET Airways introduces 12 additional domestic frequencies - 19-Dec-2014 10:56
Balaji Telefilms joins Indus Media to enter American television market - 19-Dec-2014 10:38
Home  |   Shares  |   F&O  |   Mutual Funds  |   Loans  |   Insurance  |   News Centre
Wealth Tracker  |   Newsletters  |   Tax Corner  |   NRI Centre  |   Advertise
© All rights reserved. IRIS Business Services Limited
A Disclaimer