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Why interest rates are set to rise further

spread between 10-year government bond yields in the US and India has fallen to a two-year low, while the gap between the rates of retail inflation in the two countries is at a three-year high.Over the past 12 months, the yield on 10-year US treasury bonds has risen 120 basis points, to 2.9 per cent, even as the rate of retail inflation in that country, at around 1.7 per cent, has remained unchanged.Else,...
Source : Rediff |
Category : Business

Stage set for retail inflation bonds

much-awaited inflation-indexed bond will be pitched at retail investors in the second week of December.The Reserve Bank of India today said the 10-year bond would carry a fixed interest rate of 1.5 per cent and a variable retail inflation rate linked to the consumer price index (CPI-combined).The relevant CPI rate will be taken with a lag of three months, which is why the September rate of 9.84 per...
Source : Telegraphindia |
Category : Business | City : Mon

Government bonds gain ahead of RBI decision

Government bonds gain ahead of the central bank's rate review due at 11 a.m. The benchmark 10-year bond yield was last down 4 basis points at 8.73 percent.Yields have risen 25 bps in the last five sessions after the recommendations of the central bank's monetary panel and recent hawkish comments by RBI chief Raghuram Rajan.The RBI is likely to keep a status quo on rates on easing inflation, but Governor...
Source : Yahoo Finance |
Category : Personal Finance

U.K. Inflation Cools Further

LONDON—Inflation cooled in the U.K. to its lowest annual rate for more than four years in February, strengthening the Bank of England's case for keeping interest rates low to underpin an economic recovery.The Office for National Statistics said the annual rate of inflation in Britain fell to 1.7% in February from 1.9% a month earlier, driven largely by a fall in gasoline prices. Annual inflation was...
Source : WSJ |
Category : Others

Number of savings accounts that beat inflation is just 84

Slim pickings: Just one in 10 savings accounts beat inflation despite headline rate falling to 1.9%Just one in 10 savings accounts currently available from providers are inflation-beating, according to data today from financial website Moneyfacts.Even though it was revealed this morning that the consumer prices index rate of inflation fell slightly to 1.9 per cent in January, Moneyfacts says just 31...
Source : dailymail |
Category : Business

Inflation rises to 7-mth high of 5.7 pc in Mar

Annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, rose to seven-month high of 5.7 per cent in the month of March.Inflation stood at 4.68 per cent for the previous month and 5.65 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous year.Build up inflation rate in the financial year so far was 5.7 per cent compared to a build up rate of 5.65 per cent in the corresponding period of the previous year,...
Source : Newkerala |
Category : Business | City : New Delhi

More Britons expect a rate hike next year says Bank of England but inflation expectations hit four y

in five now expect an interest rate hike next year, says Bank of England - but inflation expectations hit a four year lowMore Britons now expect an interest rate hike over the next year, according to a quarterly poll commissioned by the Bank of England, although their expectations for inflation has declined.The BoE's inflation attitudes survey showed that 40 per cent of Britons expect a rate rise over...
Source : dailymail |
Category : Business

India 10-Year Bond Yield Near Two-Week Low on Inflation Optimism

10-year bond yield held neara two-week low on speculation inflation will cool, easingpressure on the central bank to raise interest rates.climbed 7.52 percentin November from a year earlier, the fastest since September2012. The decision to hold rates was “a close one,” thecentral bank said in its policy statement. Standard CharteredPlc says the RBI will leave policy rates unchanged at itsJanuary policy...
Source : The Money Times |
Category : Business

UK inflation rate hits four-year low

Petrol prices were the main driver for inflation falling in February, explains Richard Campbell from the ONSA fall in petrol prices pushed the UK inflation rate to a new four-year low of 1.7% last month, figures show.It is the second consecutive month that the Consumer Prices Index rate has been below the Bank of England's 2% target, having stood at 1.9% in January.Inflation measured by the Retail...
Source : BBC |
Category : International

Dun & Bradstreet India comments on RBI policy

Raising the repo rate by 25 basis points brings the policy rate regime back to the period Apr’12 to Jan’13 when the repo rate was kept at 8% and the Indian economy recorded a 10 year low growth rate of 5%, Dr. Arun Singh, Sr. Economist, Dun & Bradstreet India, said on the RBI policy.The RBI indicating preference towards targeting CPI inflation for monetary policy management points towards an extended...
Source : Indiainfoline |
Category : Business