Will there be another rate cut in April?



Chances of a rate cut in April improve if core inflation continues to ease, growth falling below the projected 7.2% for FY19 and if the global trade slowdown exacerbates.



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As govt borrowing balloons, focus turns to bond market



The continued rise in interest is a pressure on fiscal, but it is not an easy way out unless the government cuts back on populist measures and sticks to fiscal prudence as laid out in the FRBM, which the government missed for the second consecutive year.



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Sensex crashes over 368 points; financial stocks a top drag



Among the Sensex losers, Yes Bank tumbled 5.46 per cent, followed by Bajaj Finance 5.40, ICICI Bank 3.82 per cent, IndusInd Bank 3.10 per cent and HeromotoCorp 2.55 per cent.



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Sensex tanks 572 points on global woes



Top losers in the session included Maruti, Tata Motors, RIL, Yes Bank, Adani Ports, Bharti Airtel, Asian Paints, ONGC, HUL, Kotak Bank, IndusInd Bank and Axis Bank, falling up to 5 per cent.



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Sensex, Nifty clock 2nd straight gains; IT, banking stocks shine



Infosys, Reliance Industries, TCS, HDFC, HDFC Bank, Maruti, SBI, IndusInd Bank and Kotak Bank led the gains on the Sensex, rising up to 2.53 per cent.



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Sensex breaks free fall, rises 373 pts after 3 sessions



On a net basis, foreign portfolio investors bought Rs 446 crore worth of domestic stocks on Thursday and domestic institutional investors (DIIs) were net buyers to the tune of Rs 49.68 crore, provisional data available with BSE suggested.



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In its highest closing since Oct 3, Sensex rallies over 300 pts



A crucial meet of the Reserve Bank’s central board is underway amid a rift between the central bank and the government over future course of policies. Expectations of a positive outcome boosted market mood after the meeting began.



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Sensex slips over 150 pts; financial, energy stocks drag



In the Sensex pack, index heavyweight Reliance Industries fell 2.84 per cent to Rs 1,057.15 after reports that the company’s oil assets may take a hit due to the government’s imposition of cost controls on soaring petrol and diesel prices.



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