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IDBI Bank raises Rs 2, 500 cr capital via AT-1 bonds

The bank, in a statement, said the size of its Basel-III-compliant AT-I bonds was Rs 1,500 cr, with an option to retain over-subscription up to ...

Irda asks SBI Life to comply with prior order on penalty payment

In violation of Group Insurance Guidelines, Rs 204 cr was paid by SBI Life to 14 Master Policy Holders

Loan recast hinges on coal supply to steel, power sectors

According to industry estimates, about Rs 3 lakh-crore bank funding is stuck in several companies, which are into infrastructure development, ...

Gas price hike to put pressure on retail inflation

Cut in diesel price to have minimum impact on CPI

Yes Bank raises $422 million by dual currency loan facility

The loan facility has a maturity of one, two and three years

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What's so special in officers of govt-run Dena Bank?

Many from this small lender have made it to other bank boards over the past 5 years

Life Insurance: Anuj Agarwal

I am 23 and have started working in June this year. I want to buy a life insurance policy but don't know which policy to buy. Please help.It is ...

Divergent monetary policies positive for India

Inflows from Europe, falling crude oil to come to the rescue if rupee cracks against the dollar

Rupee outlook: Barring a few intermittent spikes, rupee to trade in 60-62 range

The rupee has witnessed remarkable stability over recent months and its volatility is at multi-year lows. This is in sharp contrast to last ...

One year of Raghuram Rajan: A spring in his step

The Governor, who completes one year in RBI on Wednesday, has stabilised the rupee and is getting a fix on inflation. Next on his agenda: ...

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Rupee gains, bond yields fall due to poll results, optimism

The rupee ended at 61.36 to the dollar, compared with the previous close of 61.44. During intra-day trade, it touched a high of 61.18

Rupee jumps 8 paise to end at one-week high of 61.36

A weak trend in US dollar overseas helped the currency rise

Rupee gains 25 paise against dollar in early trade

Increased selling of the US currency by exporters and banks influenced the rupee

Rupee seen appreciating, yields may fall

On Friday the rupee ended at an over seven-month low due to widening of trade deficit. Trade deficit widened to $14.25 billion in September

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As inflation rates slide, hopes for RBI rate cuts brighten

RBI's inflation target likely to be met much before January 2016 deadline

New monetary policy framework by Dec

Govt to fix inflation target, RBI panel will decide how to meet it; mix of Patel and FSLRC suggestions

RBI not biased towards either raising or cutting rates: Rajan

Says action will depend on inflation data

Wait for a rate cut just got longer

RBI keeps repo rate unchanged; market sees prolonged pause; banks may trim deposit rates

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Enabling inflation targeting

Real government action on inflation containment still awaited

Focus on structural change

Reserve Bank of India takes regulatory steps forward

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Madan Sabnavis

Madan Sabnavis: Payment banks - Spot the difference
Madan Sabnavis

With post office deposits and Jan Dhan already in place, is there really place for yet another institution for banking inclusion?

Debashis Basu

Debashis Basu: A chowkidar for state banks
Debashis Basu

Narendra Modi's many passionate election speeches last year and earlier this year were punctuated by a very colourful expression. "Send me to ...

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Instrument 20/10/2014 1 year ago
Call Rate 8.85 6.50
5 yrs GSec 8.49 8.59
10 yrs GSec 8.37 8.56
Bank rate 9.00 9.00
PLR 11.00/15.75 11.00/15.75
Deposit rate 8.00/9.05 8.00/9.05