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  • Between inflation and growth, the latter remains taller risk Jul 16, 2021 12:13 PM IST

    Between inflation and growth, the latter remains taller risk

    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 

  • With volatile growth and inflation, RBI has to keep re-inventing monetary policy Jun 03, 2021 01:05 PM IST

    With volatile growth and inflation, RBI has to keep re-inventing monetary policy

    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 

  • Monetary Policy | RBI will have to function as a primary lender, as it did in 2020 Jun 03, 2021 12:59 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | RBI will have to function as a primary lender, as it did in 2020

    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 

  • An extraordinary divergence between consumer sentiment and business expectations Apr 08, 2021 08:53 AM IST

    An extraordinary divergence between consumer sentiment and business expectations

    While the RBI’s consumer confidence survey is unrelievedly gloomy, its business surveys are far more upbeat 

  • Monetary Policy | A swift response to the COVID-19 second wave Apr 07, 2021 05:57 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | A swift response to the COVID-19 second wave

    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 

  • Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | ​Shaktikanta Gsaps the Bond Market Apr 07, 2021 03:01 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | ​Shaktikanta Gsaps the Bond Market

    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

  • Chart of the Day: Was monetary policy tighter for longer than necessary? Mar 01, 2021 12:37 PM IST

    Chart of the Day: Was monetary policy tighter for longer than necessary?

    The real policy rate has remained positive for most of the flexible inflation targeting period

  • A growth supportive monetary policy Dec 04, 2020 05:09 PM IST

    A growth supportive monetary policy

    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

  • No rate cut, but doves continue to coo during MPC meet Dec 04, 2020 01:16 PM IST

    No rate cut, but doves continue to coo during MPC meet

    RBI maintains accommodative stance, ignores ultra-easy liquidity conditions

  • Chart of the Day | Composite PMI for November highlights inflation pressures Dec 03, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    Chart of the Day | Composite PMI for November highlights inflation pressures

    The MPC will worry that the data suggests inflation is not only persisting but becoming more broad-based

  • MPC has a tough balancing act Dec 02, 2020 12:24 PM IST

    MPC has a tough balancing act

    How can the central bank reduce excess liquidity while maintaining monetary accommodation?

  • Chart of the Day | How much time did the MPC spend in discussing growth? Aug 26, 2020 11:33 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | How much time did the MPC spend in discussing growth?

    In the last meeting of the rate setting committee in August, inflation was mentioned 147 times in comparison to 43 times for growth

  • RBI’s new MPC should be fit for new challenges Aug 21, 2020 11:36 AM IST

    RBI’s new MPC should be fit for new challenges

    Now would be a good time for the government to address the issues the MPC is facing

  • Chart of the Day | India’s real yields on 10-year government bonds are among the lowest in the world Aug 05, 2020 08:50 AM IST

    Chart of the Day | India’s real yields on 10-year government bonds are among the lowest in the world

    The case for a further reduction in the policy rate seems weak at present

  • A tough call for MPC in its last meeting Aug 04, 2020 12:59 PM IST

    A tough call for MPC in its last meeting

    Can the MPC afford to see through this spike in inflation because demand is poor and inflation will eventually trend down?

  • RBI Policy Preview: Repo cut likely; guidance on liquidity easing measures in focus Apr 03, 2019 06:00 PM IST

    RBI Policy Preview: Repo cut likely; guidance on liquidity easing measures in focus

    In absence of adequate liquidity, a policy rate cut, even at 50 basis points, may not be effective.

  • Inflation worries weigh on RBI as a no-action policy looks to check rising prices Dec 06, 2017 03:27 PM IST

    Inflation worries weigh on RBI as a no-action policy looks to check rising prices

    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.

  • See a rate cut by RBI in February policy; forecast growth to remain weak: Credit Suisse Dec 06, 2017 09:58 AM IST

    See a rate cut by RBI in February policy; forecast growth to remain weak: Credit Suisse

    Growth will be very key. What RBI is thinking on growth will be very important, said Deepali Bhargava, Economist at Credit Suisse.

  • Preview: RBI seen cutting rates, but it will be a close call Feb 07, 2017 01:44 PM IST

    Preview: RBI seen cutting rates, but it will be a close call

    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.

  • Status Quo Policy: Withdrawal limit restriction may go beyond Dec, say experts Dec 07, 2016 08:32 PM IST

    Status Quo Policy: Withdrawal limit restriction may go beyond Dec, say experts

    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.

  • MPC meeting begins today; may propose 0.25% rate cut Dec 06, 2016 09:16 AM IST

    MPC meeting begins today; may propose 0.25% rate cut

    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.

  • RBI cuts rate by 25 bps, warns of inflation, keeps GDP forecast Oct 04, 2016 02:30 PM IST

    RBI cuts rate by 25 bps, warns of inflation, keeps GDP forecast

    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.

  • RBI Policy: No cut could result in bond yields rising to 6.80%: I-Sec PD Oct 04, 2016 10:41 AM IST

    RBI Policy: No cut could result in bond yields rising to 6.80%: I-Sec PD

    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.

  • RBI nominates Dr Michael Patra as third member of MPC Aug 09, 2016 12:54 PM IST

    RBI nominates Dr Michael Patra as third member of MPC

    In its third bi-monthly monetary policy statement, 2016-17, Governor Raghuram Rajan said: “My hope is the next monetary policy statement will be by the proposed MPC”.

  • Watch out: Central bank shock potential Sep 08, 2014 03:06 PM IST

    Watch out: Central bank shock potential

    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

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