Will RBI Credit Policy bring Cheers to Borrowers of India? - Dynamic Levels

As the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) meets for its October session there will be a change of guard. The new governor Urjit Patel, who replaced Rajan and the Monetary Policy Committee, will take the call on the rates.

The 3 member panel of Monetary Policy Committee has been appointed by the government. It consists of Chetan Ghate, a professor from the Indian Statistical Institute, Pami D

Cabinet approves Union Budgets and Railway Budgets approval - Dynamic Levels

The government of India broke the 92 years old rule in a sweeping reform by announcing the merger of the Union Budget and the Railway Budget and advances the date by a month. This move will allow the various departments of the government to kick start from the very first day of the financial year. Currently the budget takes place on the last working day of the February and gets passed in the bu

In interview, Tsipras sketches out path for Greece to exit crisis

NEW YORK - Greece's prime minister on Tuesday sketched out a path he hopes will finally allow his country to exit its seven-year-old economic crisis, holding out the possibility of positive growth this year and a partial return to the bond markets in 2017.

Alexis Tsipras told Reuters in a rare interview that government revenues and tourist flows have been strong a

US Fed rate action or impact on Indian equities by Mr. Ajay Bodke - Prabhudas

Below is the views on likely US Fed rate action or impact on Indian equities by Mr. Ajay Bodke, CEO & Chief Portfolio Manager - PMS, Prabhudas Lilladher

It looks unlikely that the US Federal Reserve (Fed) would raise fed funds rate in its meeting tomorrow as the underlying economic data continues to indicate a mixed picture.  This comes in the backd

Expert Views - BOJ overhauls policy, sets yield curve target

TOKYO - The Bank of Japan on Wednesday decided to adopt a target for long-term interest rates in an overhaul of its massive stimulus programme.

The BOJ maintained the 0.1 percent negative interest rate it applies to some of the excess reserves that financial institutions park with the central bank.

But it abandoned its base money target and instead set a &qu

We reiterate our view to hold positive yet cautious approach till 8700 is intact in Nifty - Religare Sec

Below is the views on weekly technical recommendations by Mr. Jayant Manglik, President, Retail Distribution, Religare Securities Ltd  

Nifty ended marginally higher on Monday amid volatility, thanks to favourable cues both from the domestic and global front. Firm Asian markets led a positive start but prevailing cautiousness ahead policy meet of two major centra

Japan Inc sees Bank of Japan stimulus as failing to spur inflation -Reuters poll

By Tetsushi Kajimoto

TOKYO - Few Japanese companies see the central bank's aggressive monetary stimulus as achieving its stated goal of spurring inflation, a Reuters poll found, with firms citing negative fallout from the programme more than positive effects.

Desperate to stimulate growth, encourage capital investment and reverse price declines, the Bank

Global bond rout depresses Asia FX sentiment, rupee bucks regional trend - Reuters poll

By Jongwoo Cheon

SINGAPORE  - Sentiment towards most emerging Asian currencies turned bearish as increasing doubts about the ability of major central banks to offer fresh stimulus sparked a selloff in global bonds, a Reuters poll showed on Thursday.

The Chinese yuan's bearish bets increased to the largest since late July, according to the survey of

Nearly half of Americans `very concerned`about Clinton emails: Reuters poll

By Chris Kahn

NEW YORK, Sept 14- Nearly half of American adults are "very concerned" about two issues that have hounded Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign this year: her use of a private email server to conduct government business and donations to her family's charitable foundation, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Wednesday

Expert views: August retail inflation eases; raises rate cut hopes

MUMBAI  - India's annual consumer price inflation eased to 5.05 percent in August, helped by smaller rises in food prices, government data showed on Monday.

Economists surveyed by Reuters had expected annual retail inflation to come in at 5.5 percent last month, compared with 6.07 percent in July.



Interview: India expects higher oil demand growth this year - petroleum minister

LONDON  - India's oil demand growth is set to exceed 11 percent this year as the world's third-largest oil and gas consumer accelerates its economic development, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.

"The primary prediction for oil trajectory (last year) was 7 to 8 percent but we ended up with 11 percent. This year

We expect that trend to continue - Religare Sec

Below is the views on weekly technical recommendations by Mr. Jayant Manglik, President, Retail Distribution, Religare Securities Ltd 

Another fantastic week for the participants as Nifty maintained its buoyancy and made a new 52 week high at 8968.70. Several domestic and global factors contributed to the rally but amongst all, weaker than expected US jobs data d

The rise in the likelihood of Trump becoming the president should be positive for the gold - Quantum Mutual Fund

Below is the views on Gold Outlook by Mr. Chirag Mehta Senior Fund Manager - Alternative Investments Quantum Gold Fund, Quantum Gold Savings Fund, Quantum Multi Asset Fund & Quantum Equity Fund of Funds​​​​​​​

The chatter surrounding rate hike in the U.S gained ground as better than expected job numbers supported by hawkish Fed statements led to

We continue to be invested in PSU banks CD & commercial papers of AAA PSU Financial institutions - Quantum Mutual Fund

Below is the views on DEBT Outlook by Mr. Murthy Nagarajan Head – Fixed Income Quantum Liquid Fund & Quantum Dynamic Bond Fund

The ten year Benchmark Government Security moved down from 7.15 % to 7.09 % levels. The primary auction of new ten year of Rs 8000 Crores cut off was at 6.97 %. The ten year was last below 7 % in the year 2009. It is after

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India is a bright spot in world equities by Atul Kumar Quantum Mutual Fund

Below is the views on Equity Outlook by Mr. Atul Kumar Head Equity Funds Quantum Long Term Equity Fund & Quantum Tax Saving Fund

In the month of August 2016, S&P BSE Sensex had a rise of 1.53% on total return basis. On calendar year to date basis, S&P BSE Sensex has increased 10.33%. As compared to its level a year ago, it has gained 9.93%.

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Expert views: China August imports rise for first time in 22 months

BEIJING - China's August imports unexpectedly rose 1.5 percent, the first expansion in 22 months, official data showed on Thursday, suggesting domestic demand in the world's second-largest economy is picking up.

Exports fell by 2.8 percent from a year earlier, less than markets had expected.

That left the country with a trade surplus of $52.05 billio

The launch of Reliance Jio was much awaited and is very much welcome

Below is the views on Reliance Jio by Mr. Dharmesh Kant, Head – Retail Research, Motilal Oswal Securities Ltd 

Reliance industries announced launch of Reliance Jio on 5th of September in its AGM today while delivering knockout punch on pricing of voice and data tariffs which everyone was waiting for. The launch of Reliance Jio was much awaited and

Disruptive Jio offers will help digitise rural India: Experts

 The Reliance Jio announcements are distinctly disruptive and a "bold move" towards digitising millions in the rural parts of the country, setting a tough benchmark for its competitors as data becomes the new oil, experts said on Thursday.

Reacting to an array of announcements made by Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani at the company's 39th Annual General Me

Poll: Chinese yuan, India rupee to fall as U.S. Fed hike risks rise

 The Chinese yuan is expected to weaken more than previously thought in a year from now, as will India's rupee, as a slowdown in growth in Asia and rising chances of a near-term interest rate hike in the U.S. boost the dollar, a Reuters poll found.

The survey of over 60 foreign exchange strategists, conducted Aug. 26-Sept. 1, showed the yuan is expected to slip to 6.80 by the

Urjit Patel could herald climate change-financial world links

Historically, central bank chiefs have overlooked the risks due to climate change and focused on tinkering with the repo rate. They act as monetary technicians to reduce the risks for the savers and investors. Inflation, interest rates and currency are the drivers of their anxieties rather than the economic impact of Green House Gas (GHG) emissions and global warming.

Astonishingly, t

Expert views: India`s economic growth slows down

MUMBAI  - India's economy grew at a slower than-expected pace of 7.1 percent in the three months through June from 7.9 percent in the previous quarter, government data showed on Wednesday.

Analysts polled by Reuters had forecast 7.6 percent growth in gross domestic product during the April-June quarter.


Interview: Oil market rebalancing could take until end 2017 - Shell

STAVANGER, Norway- The huge global oil oversupply that has weighed on prices for the past two years may not clear until the second half of 2017, Shell's chief energy adviser Wim Thomas told Reuters.

The potential return to the market of some 1.5 million barrels per day of supply from Libya and Nigeria and uncertainty about Iranian and Iraqi produc

India's growth pace likely slowed in April-June: Reuters Poll

BENGALURU - India's economic growth likely lost some momentum in the April-June quarter on cutbacks in domestic and global demand, a Reuters poll showed.

The poll also found that economists expect the newly-passed goods and services tax (GST) will take time to have an impact on gross domestic product growth.

For April-June, the median forecast of 40 econ

92% of villages `electrified` have houses without power

As many as 78 per cent of the 18,452 inhabitable villages the government set out to provide with power have been "electrified". However, 92 per cent of the 10,072 newly-electrified villages include homes which do not have electricity.

On August 22, 2016, the government issued an update to say that 28 villages were "electrified" the previous week (15-21 Augu

RBI Governor Urjit Patel- “Old Wine in New Bottle”? - Dynamic Levels

Urjit Patel, who assumed office as RBI's deputy governor on 11th January 2013, was appointed as the 24th Governor by the Government with his term beginning on 4th September, 2016.

Why Patel?

The government had a set of criteria that would form the basis of selection of the next RBI governor. Firstly, the person should have firsthand exper