[MUMBAI] The Indian central bank's first interest rate rise since Prime Minister Nahendra Modi came to power could not have come at a worse time for a government grappling with spending...

RESERVE Bank of India governor Urjit Patel signalled that Wednesday's interest rate hike was not aimed at defending the rupee. Analysts say that the move will still provide the much-needed...

INDIA'S central bank is getting poised to raise interest rates for the first time since January 2014, analysts say - the question is whether this will happen on Wednesday or in August. ...

THE interest-rate cycle in India is turning. The central bank may be set to tighten policy next week to keep inflation in check and stem the declines in the rupee, if the rate-market moves are any...

[MUMBAI] India’s inflation accelerated more than estimated in April, providing ammunition to hawks in the central bank to tighten monetary policy and fueling a selloff in bonds.

[MUMBAI] Stasis in the C-suite can be harmful. On Tuesday, shareholders cheered the exit of Axis Bank chief executive Shikha Sharma who is unexpectedly on her way out after almost 10 years atop the...

FAILURE of regulation poses the greatest risk to financial systems, while cooperation among regulators would help to mitigate risks, said former Reserve Bank of India governor Duvvuri Subbarao.

FAILURE of regulation poses the greatest risk to financial systems, while cooperation among regulators would help to mitigate risks, said Duvvuri Subbarao, former governor of the Reserve Bank of...

THE Indian central bank is betting that benchmark interest rates at seven-year lows and the government's recent move to inject a record US$32 billion into struggling state lenders will be enough...