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Nepal quake: Major insurance claims from property damages expected

Insurers begin surveys; easier claim payouts to be facilitated

Govt renews search for five PSU bank chiefs; norms relaxed

Age limit increased to 57 years, from 55, mandatory board-level experience reduced to one year, from three

Govt may add two new criteria for fresh fund infusion in PSBs

Special consideration for banks with international branches, those with operations in eastern belt

Banks left out as 'Kunal calls Kunal' for e-commerce M&As

The way Snapdeal bypassed investment banks for the Freecharge deal might give the bulge bracket banks sleepless nights

Insurers, banks oppose mandatory cap on business from one insurer

Irdai has said no corporate agent can get more than 90% business from one insurer in life, non-life or health in their first year of operation

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A big step forward in reinsurance sector

Comments from stakeholders and others would assist in making the guidelines congruent with the reforms proposed by the govt

Why banks now have more officers and fewer clerks

It is to keep labour unions away and make the employees feel important

How Raghuram Rajan is remaking India's banking sector

The country's banking architecture will sport a new look, if the plans of the RBI and govt are implemented. The author traces the likely changes ...

The truth is that inclusion banking is not a viable business yet

At the regulations level, we are seeing the emergence of additional structures including small finance and payments banks

Base rate cuts to have limited impact on bank margins: Analysts

Lenders had already cut deposit rates by up to 50 bps in recent months, providing some cushion; however, credit costs and asset/liability ...

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Rupee might fall next week, bond yield could rise

The weakness might be due to the month-end dollar demand from importers

StanChart sees rupee weakening to 64.5 by June

The assessment is based on slump in exports, factoring in expectations of a US Fed rate hike by markets and seasonal issues

Rupee weakens to over three-month low

RBI's FX reserves at all-time high of $ 343.20 bn

Rupee hits 3-1/2-month low of 63.56, down 24 paise

Continued selling by foreign investors on worries regarding the controversial tax issue kept the rupee under pressure

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RBI to cut rates next month and once more by year-end: poll

60% economists feel RBI will cut rates by 25 bps before June 2 meeting

Monetary Policy panel contours likely 4-6 months away

RBI Act Amendments for MPC not likely even in monsoon session

Rajan holds rate; banks bow to RBI pressure

ICICI Bank cuts base rate by 25 basis points; SBI, HDFC bank announce rate cuts of 15 bps; FY16 growth seen at 7.8%; Mar 2016 inflation at 5.8%

Bond Street sees one cut, then status quo

Yield on 10-year benchmark rose 7 bps, indicating expectations of sizeable rate cuts have significantly come down

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Exit risks

Is a Greek exit from the euro zone inevitable?

Refinance 2.0

Risks and responsibilities of Mudra Bank

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Abheek Barua

Abheek Barua: What is the right value of rupee, Mr Rajan?
Abheek Barua

If the RBI governor's logic holds, the rupee is far from being extremely overvalued

Subir Roy

Subir Roy: Full convertibility talk a red herring
Subir Roy

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the government have for some time been sparring over various issues, just about managing not to differ ...

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Instrument 24/04/2015 1 year ago
Call Rate 6.50 7.10
5 yrs GSec 7.77 8.85
10 yrs GSec 7.77 9.01
Bank rate 8.50 9.00
PLR 11.00/15.75 11.00/15.75
Deposit rate 8.00/8.75 8.00/9.25