Jul 16, 2021 12:13 PM IST
Although inflation remains above the RBI’s upper band, and core inflation firms around 6 percent, the high energy costs and pandemic-related forces are dominant drivers
- Jun 03, 2021 01:05 PM IST
The RBI has to re-imagine monetary policy in the face of K-shaped growth where some sectors are hit harder than others due to no fault of theirs
- Jun 03, 2021 12:59 PM IST
Apart from liquidity, the RBI has already announced resolution framework 2.0 to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 second wave on small business, individual borrowers and the MSMEs. This may be extended to severely impacted large customers
- Apr 08, 2021 08:53 AM IST
While the RBI’s consumer confidence survey is unrelievedly gloomy, its business surveys are far more upbeat
- Apr 07, 2021 05:57 PM IST
To balance the conflicting trajectories of inflation (with an upside bias) and economic growth (with a downside bias), the RBI has relied on smart management of liquidity to keep the costs of borrowings low for both the government and the private sector
- Apr 07, 2021 03:01 PM IST
In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Monetary policy decision, global economic outlook, asset prices and loose monetary policy, Nifty 20000 by September, Macrotech IPO, Federal Bank, Glenmark, Byju-Aakash and more
- Mar 01, 2021 12:37 PM IST
The real policy rate has remained positive for most of the flexible inflation targeting period
- Dec 04, 2020 05:09 PM IST
There is no doubt that the RBI has done the heavy lifting to support growth in these exceptional circumstances. However, excess liquidity creation amid growing concerns about inflation and fiscal slippage will continue to interfere with market dynamics
- Dec 04, 2020 01:16 PM IST
RBI maintains accommodative stance, ignores ultra-easy liquidity conditions
- Dec 03, 2020 01:24 PM IST
The MPC will worry that the data suggests inflation is not only persisting but becoming more broad-based
- Dec 02, 2020 12:24 PM IST
How can the central bank reduce excess liquidity while maintaining monetary accommodation?
- Aug 26, 2020 11:33 AM IST
In the last meeting of the rate setting committee in August, inflation was mentioned 147 times in comparison to 43 times for growth
- Aug 21, 2020 11:36 AM IST
Now would be a good time for the government to address the issues the MPC is facing
- Aug 05, 2020 08:50 AM IST
The case for a further reduction in the policy rate seems weak at present
- Aug 04, 2020 12:59 PM IST
Can the MPC afford to see through this spike in inflation because demand is poor and inflation will eventually trend down?
- Apr 03, 2019 06:00 PM IST
In absence of adequate liquidity, a policy rate cut, even at 50 basis points, may not be effective.
- Dec 06, 2017 03:27 PM IST
Prices of food and fuel, which affect the cost of living conditions, saw a rise in November. There was also an increase of housing inflation which took place after the implementation of higher house rent allowances for central government employees under the 7th Central Pay Commission award.
- Dec 06, 2017 09:58 AM IST
Growth will be very key. What RBI is thinking on growth will be very important, said Deepali Bhargava, Economist at Credit Suisse.
- Feb 07, 2017 01:44 PM IST
A Reuters poll last week, conducted before the government presented its annual Budget, showed 28 of 46 participants expected the RBI on Wednesday to cut the repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.0 percent, its lowest since November 2010. Another two expected a 50 bps cut.
- Dec 07, 2016 08:32 PM IST
Both V Srinivasan of Axis Bank and Ashish Parthasarthy of HDFC Bank agree that the withdrawal limit could extend beyond December 30 because the limit depends on the availability of currency.
- Dec 06, 2016 09:16 AM IST
This would be the second meeting of the MPC headed by RBI Governor Urjit Patel after the first that happened in October, when it had cut the repo rate or short term lending rate by 0.25 percent to 6.25 percent.
- Oct 04, 2016 02:30 PM IST
The decision of the monetary policy committee (MPC), headed by new RBI governor Urjit Patel, will likely cheer business leaders and households as cheaper loans will aid investment and spending.
- Oct 04, 2016 10:41 AM IST
A Prasanna, Chief Economist, I-Sec PD is of the view that the statements coming out of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) today would be dovish even if RBI does not cut rates today.
- Aug 09, 2016 12:54 PM IST
In its third bi-monthly monetary policy statement, 2016-17, Governor Raghuram Rajan said: â€œMy hope is the next monetary policy statement will be by the proposed MPCâ€.
- Sep 08, 2014 03:06 PM IST
David Tice, president of Tice Capital and founder of the Prudent Bear Fund, warned last month that a jolt to international confidence in central banks would lead to a 30 to 60 percent market decline