Cracking jokes during a monetary policy review meeting? Don’t laugh it off. Central bankers in advanced economies are actually walking the laugh
As the economies try their best to ward off a hard landing, India comes out as an outlier. It’s a classic case of just staying the course amid difficult times
Once again, the Fed rate call is back on the investor radar, not because of the quantum but the hints the central bank would drop
Economic paradigm shifts are marked by great upheavals. Is it time for India to hold all the levers?
India is bracing for the ripple effect of the frontloading of rate hikes by the US Fed. The question is, can it have the last laugh
China’s unbridled debt-fuelled growth bears out Minsky’s famous theory: Stability breeds instability
Winds are blowing clearly in India’s favour despite all the odds, according to the latest State of the Economy report. Are investors listening?
A look at the current macro readings is enough for the RBI governor not to budge and dilute his ‘withdrawal of accommodation’ stance
This week clearly saw steady support in the form of net inflows from foreign institutional investors as well
It could just be what the doctor ordered, as recessionary conditions in the US will cool down oil prices, spelling better times for the Indian economy
Stock markets are celebrating the turn in inflation, but the bond markets are looking at the coming slowdown
The prime concern of the Street is whether the Fed will go too far to keep inflation on a tight leash, potentially setting the stage for recession
How will the growth trajectory shape up in days ahead? Going by the conflicting signals, there are no easy answers
Markets are having difficulty making up their minds whether we are past the worst. But they are putting on a brave face
Why do investors turn to history when the chips are down, but ignore it resolutely during bull markets?
The central bank of China – an outlier in these times of quantitative tightening – has eased its policy to salvage the Chinese economy. And the messaging is not lost on global growth
Central banks have a trust problem with financial markets over their ability to steer economies towards a soft landing
Strap: Rather than confronting tough structural challenges, there’s a preference for the easier route of monetary stimulus, and the result is rampant inflation, according to noted economist William White
These long-term scenarios, according to the IMF, will have a bearing on the market trajectory
The central bank is walking a thin line, given the fact that the recovery remains tepid, a far cry from ADB’s Goldilocks scenario
The interval between a dying old order and the emergence of a new one is riddled with minefields
As defiant leaders in the geopolitical ferment dig in their heels, what’s the way forward for investors?
It’s not all gloom and doom. And guess what, the Street found many reasons to put its best foot forward
The world is becoming multi polar, but it has a catch: This time, the spectre of a nuclear conflict looks very real
The US launching a no holds barred economic attack on Russia has quite a few lessons for others