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RBI raises $3.3 billion in biggest-ever bond auction

Sparks strong gains in the debt markets

A star abroad, RBI boss riles bond traders at home

Traders conplain Rajan's reforms have been too soon and taken without consulation with the markets

HSBC Bank Oman agrees on Indian business sale to Qatar's Doha Bank

Omani lender said the unit had two branches and gross assets worth Rs 350 cr ($58.1 mn) at the end of 2013

Permit farmers to open bank a/c with Aadhar: Bombay HC

Court made this suggestion to facilitate affected farmers to avail of government monetary relief

Insurers' new premiums for FY14 not to be impacted by Jan guidelines

With transparency being facilitated by the new product guidelines, there is an increased interest in customers to buy traditional products

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Bond yields to be range-bound this week: Jajoo

Money market rates having eased sharply in new fiscal year will possibly consolidate at current levels

Shape up or ship out

The life insurance industry is working hard to shake off the image of being seen as just another tax saving tool

Banker of poor goes mainstream

Much of Chandra Shekhar Ghosh's success boils down to Bandhan's unparalleled reach in rural areas. Can this model bring him success in his new ...

BS People: GS Sandhu

Making a propitious start

Bond markets witness historically cheap valuations: Jajoo

Buy on dips strategy is likely to play out on high probability of short covering given the magnitude of sell off in government bonds

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Rupee continues to trade slightly lower on weak stocks

Data showed overseas investors sold Indian shares worth Rs 21.6 cr on Tuesday

Rupee weaker on sluggish stocks

Concerns over escalating tensions in Ukraine led to rupee trading at 60.28

Rupee recovers from session lows on bunched $ inflows

The currency ends at 60.23/24 a dollar on Tuesday, compared with its Friday's close of 60.17/18

Rupee recovers from session lows on bunched up dollar inflows

It closed at 60.23/24 per dollar on Tuesday, compared with its Friday's close of 60.1750/1850

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Inflation-warrior Rajan hits the pause button on interest rates

RBI hints at keeping repo rate steady if inflation eases

RBI move to boost capital flows

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday took steps to encourage long-term capital flows from foreign portfolio investors (FPIs) and reduce ...

Inflation control RBI's priority, says India Inc

The central bank maintained its 2014 Consumer Price Index-based inflation at eight per cent and said this had an upside risk

UBI issue points to lack of corporate governance in PSBs: RBI

RBI has raised issue of enhancing corporate governance norms in PSBS with govt and called for action on priority basis

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Monetary sovereignty

Lessons from Ben Bernanke's exchange with Raghuram Rajan

RBI's welcome conservatism

Central bank holds firm against business houses in banking

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India has a big stake in Chinese financial reform

BJP's micro-planning

The principal opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has planned everything to the last detail for the election campaign. From its headquarters ...

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10-year gilt yield (%)

Banking Data

Instrument 16/04/2014 1 year ago
Call Rate 7.10 7.65
5 yrs GSec 8.90 7.72
10 yrs GSec 9.09 7.82
Bank rate 9.00 8.50
PLR 11.00/15.75 11.00/15.75
Deposit rate 8.00/9.25 7.50/9.00