Economic growth in Asia's third largest economy has bottomed out, said the managing director of HDFC Bank, India's second-largest lender in the private sector.» Read More
MUMBAI, April 3- Gold premiums in India are expected to fall from current levels of about $30 an ounce after the central bank indicated it is considering removing some of the curbs to trade that have crippled imports.
*India's NSE index marks a record high of 6,574.95. MUMBAI, March 18- India shares rallied to record highs on Tuesday as strong buying by foreign investors continued to bolster blue chips in the lead-up to general elections, especially companies more geared towards the domestic economy such as HDFC Bank.
*India's NSE index marks a record high of 6,574.95. MUMBAI, March 18- Indian shares hit a record high on Tuesday as strong buying by foreign investors continued to bolster blue chips in the lead-up to general elections, especially companies more geared towards the domestic economy such as HDFC Bank.
MUMBAI, Jan 24- Reserve Bank of India's proposal to change its main policy tool to a 14- day rate from an overnight one is a move bankers expect to help them better align their lending rates with central bank decisions.
MUMBAI, Jan 22- The biggest overhaul of India's monetary policy in 15 years aims to tackle the nagging inflation that pushes up credit costs and stifles investment, but the changes risk imperilling already weak economic growth in the absence of broader reforms.
MUMBAI, Dec 18- India's central bank unexpectedly kept its policy interest rate on hold on Wednesday, yet maintained its tough rhetoric against surging inflation, warning it would act any time needed even if the economy continues to struggle.
*Bank of Baroda posts better-than-expected Q2 results. *Bank of India Q2 non-performing asset ratio falls. "The worst is behind us," Bank of Baroda Chairman S.S. Mundra told reporters after the results on Thursday.
MUMBAI, Oct 29- India's central bank is expected to raise policy interest rates for the second time in as many months on Tuesday to fight stubbornly high inflation, while rolling back further emergency measures put in place recently to support the slumping rupee.
Despite the rupee crisis, India's corporate sector remains blessed by the continued faith of foreign investors in many of its leading companies.
Analysts are announcing ever-more-dire pronouncements on the country's prospects. And yet some foreign investors are not only ignoring the warnings, they are buying more shares.
A day of reckoning awaits the stock market rally, but not just yet, StockMonster's Guy Adami says.
NEW DELHI/ MUMBAI, Oct 29- India's government vowed on Monday to rein in the country's hefty fiscal deficit, increasing the pressure on the central bank on the eve of its next policy meeting to cut interest rates for the first time since April.
BEELAHERI, India, Oct 25,- India is shaking up the way it gets billions of welfare dollars to the poor with a plan that could one day reshape the economy and tackle graft keeping millions in poverty, but in one small town a pilot of the new system is proving unpopular.
MUMBAI, Oct 12- Indian shares snapped a five-week streak of gains on Friday as bellwether Infosys Ltd. Worries that India would post high inflation data on Monday and erode prospects of interest rates cut from the central bank at the end of the month hit financial stocks such as ICICI Bank.
falls 0.66 percent while the 50- share NSE index is down 0.56 percent heading to their first weekly fall after five weeks of straight gains. drops 5.5 percent after disappointing investors with weaker-than-expected margins and took a conservative view on its full-year earnings.
MUMBAI, Oct 12- India's HDFC Bank Ltd will consider reviewing the bank's base rate at some point during the current quarter as deposit costs have come down, Executive Director Paresh Sukhtankar said on Friday.
Oct 12- HDFC Bank, India's No.3 lender, met forecasts with a 30 percent year-on-year rise in second quarter profit, led by stronger loan growth, greater fee income and stable net interest margins.
Oct 12- HDFC Bank, India's No.3 lender, met forecasts with a 30 percent rise in quarterly profit, led by stronger loan growth, better fee income and stable net interest margins.
MUMBAI, Oct 12- India's industrial production rose by a higher-than-expected 2.7 percent in August from a year earlier, after contracting in July. Analysts polled by Reuters had expected a rise of 1.1 percent in August output. COMMENTARY RAJEEV MALIK, SENIOR ECONOMIST, CLSA, SINGAPORE.
MUMBAI, Oct 12- India's industrial production rose by a higher-than-expected 2.7 percent in August from a year earlier, after contracting in July. COMMENTARY JYOTINDER KAUR, ECONOMIST, HDFC BANK, NEW DELHI. RADHIKA RAO, ECONOMIST, FORECAST PTE., SINGAPORE.