RBI chairman warns of further slowdown

RBI chairman warns of further slowdownIndian economy would marginally be impacted by the global slowdown and government would do its best to mitigate the impact. The impact of the global slowdown may increase with time but country has not felt the indirect knock-on effect of the global crisis so far. It is said by the chairman of RBI who was speaking in the sidelines of a seminar on "Mitigating spill-overs and contagion — lessons from the global financial crisis." on Thursday.

RBI eases ECB access for companies

RBI eases ECB access for companies

Subbarao takes over as New RBI governor

Subbarao takes over as New RBI governorThe newly appointed Governor of the Reserve Bank of India Governor, D. Subbarao said that he will continue the fiscal reform processes in the financial sector of the country.

He said that he would try his best to tame the ever increasing inflation rate in India. He termed it his top priority. He expressed these views after taking the charge of the central bank. He is appointed as 22nd Governor of the central bank for 3 years duration. He was working as Finance Secretary in the Union Ministry of Finance before is elevation.

RBI May Announce Benign Monetary Policy

RBI May Announce Benign Monetary PolicyThe Reserve bank of India is expected to announce new monetary policy on Thursday. It can take various fiscal measures to curb inflation rate. Though international prices of crude oil are decreasing, the rate of inflation is not showing positive signs. The inflation rate in India is 11.89 percent at present, which is far away from the RBI’s forecast of 5-5.5 percent by the end of the year.

RBI Comes With Stringent Guidelines On Misuse Of Credit Card

In an attempt to help the credit card holders, Reserve Bank has made it RBI Comes With Stringent Guidelines On Misuse Of Credit Card  clear that the banks will have to pay a penalty for harassing customers over misuse of unsolicited cards.    

The banking regulator in its latest stringent guidelines has said if a customer is billed for unsolicited card, which is issued and activated without his consent, the card issuing bank shall not only reverse the charges forthwith (on misuse of unsolicited cards) but also pay a penalty without demur to the recipient amounting to twice the value of charges reversed.

Finance Ministry expresses hope in RBI’s steps to rein in inflation

New Delhi, Reserve Bank of IndiaJune 25: The Finance Ministry today expressed hope that the Reserve Bank of India’s decision of increasing the repo rate by 50 basis points and the CRR by 50 basis points in two stages without compromising economic growth, would help to rein in the surging inflation.

It said in a statement that the steps are expected to regulate demands and are necessary in the face of rising inflation due to relentless increase in crude oil prices.