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  • RBI just did a Bajrangi Bhaijaan act by advancing MPC decision: Lakshmi Iyer  May 23, 2020 11:18 AM IST

    RBI just did a Bajrangi Bhaijaan act by advancing MPC decision: Lakshmi Iyer 

    Fixed-income mutual funds have a plethora of options for investors to suit varying risk appetite as also varying tenors.

  • Tryst with destiny, planning and deficit financing May 22, 2020 07:24 PM IST

    Tryst with destiny, planning and deficit financing

    The Indian government has been able to wean itself off its addiction to deficit financing from the central bank only after liberalisation. Will it now go back to monetising deficits?

  • Policy | RBI’s functioning requires more clarity Apr 23, 2020 09:51 AM IST

    Policy | RBI’s functioning requires more clarity

    Central bankers across the world, including the RBI, suffer from a lack of clarity when it comes to appointments. This must change, and the governments can help in bringing in much-needed transparency

  • COVID-19 | Monetary policy too needs fiscal support Apr 17, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    COVID-19 | Monetary policy too needs fiscal support

    A ballpark figure of this year’s anticipated deficit and a fair idea about how the crisis-expenditures will be reversed is crucial to address market fears

  • MPC expects more fiscal stimulus; sees current package only as a cushion Apr 14, 2020 08:41 AM IST

    MPC expects more fiscal stimulus; sees current package only as a cushion

    Even if inflation is not an immediate concern, panel also wants to conserve some policy space to boost economy once normal activity resumes

  • China's central bank to ensure ample liquidity through targeted RRR cuts Feb 27, 2020 03:06 PM IST

    China's central bank to ensure ample liquidity through targeted RRR cuts

    China has announced a flurry of steps in recent weeks to shore up investor confidence and help keep smaller businesses afloat as the coronavirus epidemic severely disrupts economic activity.

  • Is RBI undermining its MPC by using unconventional tools like OT and LTRO? Feb 26, 2020 02:36 PM IST

    Is RBI undermining its MPC by using unconventional tools like OT and LTRO?

    In the case of other central banks which implemented OT or LTRO kind of operations, these decisions were taken by the main interest rate body.

  • Monetary Policy: Non-standard steps, a seventies’ feel, and some risks Feb 14, 2020 01:05 PM IST

    Monetary Policy: Non-standard steps, a seventies’ feel, and some risks

    Sector-specific boost and forbearance, and yield control are not without their share of risks

  • No relief in sight for common man! January retail inflation rises to near 6-yr high of 7.59% Feb 12, 2020 05:42 PM IST

    No relief in sight for common man! January retail inflation rises to near 6-yr high of 7.59%

    Food prices, which is a gauge to measure changes in kitchen budgets, fell 13.63 percent, against a growth of 14.1 percent in December.

  • RBI Policy | Stance to stay accommodative as long as output gap is negative Feb 06, 2020 06:10 PM IST

    RBI Policy | Stance to stay accommodative as long as output gap is negative

    One more rate cut will depend on how quickly inflation appears to be reverting back towards 4 percent.

  • RBI policy review | The next rate cut is only a matter of timing Feb 06, 2020 05:34 PM IST

    RBI policy review | The next rate cut is only a matter of timing

    In the April policy, it might have enough reasons to act and then wait some more.

  • Monetary Policy | All about transmission and credit push? Feb 06, 2020 05:30 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | All about transmission and credit push?

    The RBI is likely to maintain its accommodative stance through FY21 and any space for a rate cut may open up once there is clarity on the monsoons

  • RBI policy review: Status quo; but takes many steps to lower rates for borrowers Feb 06, 2020 05:18 PM IST

    RBI policy review: Status quo; but takes many steps to lower rates for borrowers

    One more policy rate cut may be expected, as and when inflation eases, may be in the Oct-Dec quarter of 2020

  • No rate cut, but a whole lot to boost sentiments Feb 06, 2020 03:03 PM IST

    No rate cut, but a whole lot to boost sentiments

    The monetary policy panel didn’t cut rates because it is very concerned about the inflation hydra

  • RBI MPC brings in major relief for commercial real estate developers Feb 06, 2020 02:09 PM IST

    RBI MPC brings in major relief for commercial real estate developers

    One year loan restructuring a big boost to real estate sector

  • Monetary and fiscal policies need to go hand in hand Feb 05, 2020 01:33 PM IST

    Monetary and fiscal policies need to go hand in hand

    An accommodative monetary policy with a temporary pause in the rate-cutting cycle is the need of the hour

  • What to expect from the RBI MPC meet tomorrow Feb 05, 2020 08:53 AM IST

    What to expect from the RBI MPC meet tomorrow

    RBI will hold rates and retain accommodative stance

  • Why monetary policy in India has been ineffective Jan 15, 2020 10:47 AM IST

    Why monetary policy in India has been ineffective

    Average bank lending rates have remained more or less the same despite RBI rate cuts

  • Can RBI afford to play a ‘T20 match’ in 2020? No Dec 30, 2019 10:40 AM IST

    Can RBI afford to play a ‘T20 match’ in 2020? No

    Will RBI continue to experiment in monetary policy in 2020?

  • India’s macros need more Operation Twists to breathe freely Dec 24, 2019 12:28 PM IST

    India’s macros need more Operation Twists to breathe freely

    High cost of capital is a big spoiler for investors. RBI’s latest auction comes as a whiff of fresh air

  • BoJ to keep policy steady on easing trade tensions, may warn of soft output Dec 19, 2019 07:55 AM IST

    BoJ to keep policy steady on easing trade tensions, may warn of soft output

    But the central bank may offer a gloomier view on factory output than at its previous rate review in October, nodding to the widening fallout from soft world demand and the U.S.-China trade war.

  • Monetary Policy | RBI catches markets off-guard; over to the Union Budget Dec 05, 2019 06:37 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | RBI catches markets off-guard; over to the Union Budget

    There seems to be a dissonance in what the MPC has put out in black and white

  • Monetary Policy | Inflation, transmission issues took rate cut off the table Dec 05, 2019 05:56 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | Inflation, transmission issues took rate cut off the table

    There appears to be a high likelihood of another pause in the February 2020 policy review

  • Monetary Policy | RBI pause is puzzling, but a rate cut is not far away Dec 05, 2019 05:37 PM IST

    Monetary Policy | RBI pause is puzzling, but a rate cut is not far away

    High small savings rates continue to be a structural curb on policy transmission efforts

  • RBI Monetary Policy Highlights: Future repo rate cuts not being ruled out, says Shaktikanta Das Dec 05, 2019 04:18 PM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy Highlights: Future repo rate cuts not being ruled out, says Shaktikanta Das

    Despite an expectation of 25 bps repo rate cut, MPC maintained status quo on repo rate at 5.15 percent and accommodative stance

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