Interest Rates Articles

Reserve Bank of India RBI
December 6, 2018
RBI keeps key rates unchanged; sets external benchmark for loans

Central bank has kept the rates unchanged but retained the stance of “calibrated tightening”. We explore what the policy means for you

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RBI Policy
December 4, 2018
RBI likely to keep rates unchanged in its policy announcement on Dec 5

The lower headline inflation, the arrest of FPI outflows, low crude prices and rupee appreciation may prompt RBI to keep the rates unchanged

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Term deposit rates
November 15, 2018
ICICI Bank hikes term deposit rates by 0.25%

The rate hike by ICICI Bank is applicable across various tenors for domestic term-deposits upto Rs 1 crore

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Reserve Bank of India RBI
October 5, 2018
RBI policy status quo: What it means for your FDs, EMIs, rupee and markets

RBI on Friday shocked the markets by going for a status-quo on rates, while changing the stance. We examine the implications

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EMIs interest
September 17, 2018
EMIs turn costlier as more banks hike MCLR

MCLR is the minimum interest rate, below which a bank is usually not permitted to lend

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Fixed Deposits
August 14, 2018
Big banks stingy about FD interest; shift to ‘generous’ new & smaller banks

Compared to the powerful big banks which are household names, the new and smaller banks are offering you more bang for your buck (up to 9%)

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RBI Policy
August 2, 2018
RBI raises Repo Rate to 6.5%: What it means for you

The RBI Governor noted rising inflation for the third consecutive month in June as one of the factors behind the decision

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July 31, 2018
SBI Fixed Deposit rates hiked for the 4th time in 2018

The rate hikes come in the backdrop of rising bond yields due to a tighter monetary policy by the US Fed

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Small savings rates
July 3, 2018
Small Savings rates kept unchanged for July-September 2018

Existing rates on schemes such as Post Office Deposits. NSC and PPF will remain constant in the coming quarter

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