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Four Things You Should Know About The "Restoration Benefit" Feature

Weigh the restoration benefit feature alongside other policy features - especially the claim settlement history of the insurer in question

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India Likely To Stick To Deficit Target, May Step Up Bank Reform: Modi Adviser

Many policy makers in New Delhi, including the head of a government policy think tank have suggested fiscal stimulus is needed to boost economic growth but the central bank has warned that missing the target could hit macro-economic stability

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RBI Governor Urjit Patel Says Growth Important, But Not At Cost Of Inflation

India’s central bank has a medium-term target for annual inflation of 4 percent with the flexbility of plus/minus 2 percent on either side to make room for food price volatility

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Outgoing Boss Of SBI Says Credit Growth Is "Unfinished Agenda"

State banks, including SBI, the country's largest, have battled rising bad loans in recent years, a fight that has dampened credit growth and slowed a long-awaited economic revival

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RBI Policy: Key Takeaways For Debt Fund Investors

The RBI's policy wordings suggest that it isn't yet fully confident about inflation figures, citing that the recent fall can be attributed more to transitory factors such as an unexpected fall in food prices. It expects inflation to rise back to 4.6% by the end of the Financial Year

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Govt Adviser Says Consolidation May Lead To 10-15 State Banks

The government may cut its stakes in state-run banks to 52 percent, Sanjeev Sanyal, principal economic adviser at the finance ministry

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New Boss Of SBI Promises To Tackle Bad Debt, Seize Opportunities

India's state-run banks have been battered by bad loans, and SBI, which accounts for more than a fifth of India's banking assets, saw stressed assets rise after it absorbed five subsidiary banks this year

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Focus Should Be On Augmenting Private Investment: Rangarajan  

Asked about the steps that government needs to take, Rangarajan said the problems confronting stalled projects need to be addressed and then these have to be completed

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RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 6% As Expected

Five members of the monetary policy committee voted to keep rates unchanged, with one voting for at least a 25 bps cut

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Market Moves With Caution, RBI Rate Call Takes Centre-stage

Major stocks that rose include Sun Pharma, PowerGrid, Dr Reddy's and RIL, jumping up to 3.47 per cent

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Urjit Patel-led RBI Monetary Policy Meet Starts; Industry, Govt Want Rate Cut

Bankers however are of the view that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) would maintain status quo as inflation has risen

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Sensex Recovers 123 Points, Breaks 7-Day Falling Streak

The 50-share NSE Nifty ended up 33.20 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 9,768.95 points. Intra-day, it shuttled between 9,687.55 and 9,789.20

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3 Reasons Why You, Unlike Ravi, Probably Won’t Make 130 Crores In A Single Share

While you don’t need to concentrate your life’s worth into a single share, you might want to hold a relatively concentrated set of shares of companies that have great fundamentals, with business models that you understand

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