Jun 04, 2021 07:29 PM IST
In an interview with Moneycontrol, Kumar said that a fiscal stimulus is needed to 'revive animal spirits' of the economy, but added that direct income support would not be the way to do it. “You might see that in the third quarter, people who have reduced their estimates today will be revising them upwards again,” he said.
- May 28, 2021 08:44 AM IST
Stimulus measures can boost consumption, build the base for durable growth and help set the course for a lower fiscal deficit, going forward
- Apr 22, 2021 02:41 PM IST
In today's edition: the second wave’s impact on the economy, a blueprint for vaccination success, a hidden gem in the cement sector, China’s impact on gold prices and more
- Feb 24, 2021 11:30 AM IST
The liquidity surplus raises interesting questions as to whether the beneficial result for markets will compound or, instead, involve volatile contradictions requiring careful active management
- Feb 02, 2021 09:39 AM IST
Given the strong intent demonstrated by policymakers of late, one remains confident of strong fiscal-monetary co-ordination in the coming months to pre-empt any undue pressure on interest rates
- Feb 02, 2021 08:18 AM IST
Food subsidy is projected to go down sharply from the current levels
- Feb 01, 2021 04:54 PM IST
Investors hope the RBI will support bond prices after record borrowing programme was unveiled by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman
- Dec 10, 2020 11:29 PM IST
On the issue of loan moratorium, Abhijit Banerjee said that country's policymakers, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) in particular, had worked towards ensuring that the banks don’t collapse.
- Nov 03, 2020 11:09 AM IST
Central banks have taken unprecedented steps, but now demand needs a lift
- Nov 02, 2020 07:30 AM IST
The Narendra Modi government is now focused on sector-specific interventions, and is speaking to stakeholders across the board as it prepares its next set of stimulus announcements, Finance Secretary Ajay Bhushan Pandey told Moneycontrol in an interview.
- Oct 19, 2020 07:27 PM IST
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also said the Centre would come out with fresh growth and budgetary estimates for the COVID-19 pandemic-hit 2020-21.
- Sep 28, 2020 11:25 AM IST
"If you look at international evidence during times of crises, government spending is really crucial, because both consumption and investment which comes from the private sector, go down,” CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian said.
- Sep 25, 2020 11:37 AM IST
Centre weeks away from announcing measures aimed at boosting demand and creating jobs. Plans include an urban job scheme and a massive infrastructure push.
- Sep 17, 2020 12:39 PM IST
Recent data shows that although the government keeps announcing that banks have allotted large shares of money on the lines of packages, this doesn't reflect in the aggregate credit growth numbers. That builds a case for direct fiscal intervention
- Jul 27, 2020 09:46 AM IST
Future fiscal measures must aim at creating more job/income opportunities
- Jul 23, 2020 10:41 AM IST
Emerging countries in Asia needed a strong fiscal stimulus to counter the pandemic’s effects. Governments in Asia have come up with different economic responses to tackle the COVID-19
- Jul 01, 2020 11:09 AM IST
Revenue receipts of central government in April-May less than a third of the same period last year
- May 18, 2020 09:14 AM IST
Banks’ reluctance to lend to sectors perceived as risky is unlikely to see a big change following the FM’s announcements
- May 18, 2020 08:04 AM IST
Privatisation can be a cure not just for the government’s finances but for the companies too. The devil lies in the execution.
- May 14, 2020 03:13 PM IST
In this edition of Big Story, Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra shares her insight on the capital infusion of Rs 90,000 crore announced by the government.
- May 11, 2020 09:46 AM IST
As nominal GDP growth plummets, there is a risk of a huge shortfall in revenue receipts
- Apr 27, 2020 09:37 AM IST
A Bank of America report analyses whether monetary easing will lead to systemic risk in emerging markets
- Apr 14, 2020 08:41 AM IST
Even if inflation is not an immediate concern, panel also wants to conserve some policy space to boost economy once normal activity resumes
- Apr 13, 2020 08:40 AM IST
- Apr 08, 2020 09:49 AM IST
The markets may see a faster recovery this time as central bankers across the globe have moved with unprecedented speed in a synchronised manner to pump in liquidity