INDIA'S monetary policymakers disagreed sharply over whether the economy needed another dose of stimulus, underlining their dilemma as growth slowed with inflation forecast to accelerate...

TENSIONS boiled over between India's central bank and the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as Asia's third-largest economy faces its weakest growth in two years and record low...

[NEW DELHI] India on Friday tweaked its laws to help tackle the record US$150 billion in troubled bank debts, giving its central bank greater power to identify and enforce resolution on specific...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's central bank held its key policy rate unchanged on Thursday, saying that it wanted to maintain stability amid global uncertainties and will monitor the impact of higher US...

INDIA'S inflation cooled to its lowest in at least five years in January as food prices fell following the government's cash clampdown, but emerging price pressures mean the Reserve Bank of...

INDIA'S central bank kept its policy rate on hold on Wednesday, warning about the risks of high inflation and downplaying the economic impact from a radical crackdown on "black money,...

[MUMBAI] India's central bank kept its policy rate on hold for a second meeting in a row, opting to wait for more clarity on the trend for inflation and on how a radical crackdown on "black...

THE most-accurate forecaster for interest rates sees Indian authorities refraining from easing monetary policy on Wednesday, even as the consensus calls for borrowing costs to be cut from a six-year...

[NEW DELHI] The Reserve Bank of India has injected 9.2 trillion rupees (S$192.2 billion) worth of new currency notes into the banking system to help replace the notes banned in November, a...

INDIAN banks, led by market leader State Bank of India (SBI), announced sharp cuts to their lending rates after a recent surge in deposits, raising hopes that lower borrowing costs will help spark...