Nov 16, 2021 06:17 PM IST
The return to normal monetary policy will not be easy. Indeed, Governor Shaktikanta Das said recently it “is not like rolling back a carpet”
- Nov 02, 2021 01:06 PM IST
Central banks have rattled bond markets, but fears of a radical new regime are overdone
- Oct 14, 2021 03:02 PM IST
The key question is how much could domestic interest rates rise with normalising liquidity in the given growth-inflation settings? The timing is significant for understanding this
- Oct 12, 2021 10:23 AM IST
Monetary easing may have helped the global economy escape the worst effects of COVID-19 but questions remain on the ability of interest rates to influence maximum employment with price stability
- Oct 08, 2021 05:41 PM IST
Factors such as spikes in crude oil price, US treasury yields, actions of major central banks may impact Indian bond yields temporarily, but they will not rise sustainably as long as the RBI remains on a resolute pause
- Oct 08, 2021 04:32 PM IST
In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: D-Day for Air India, IT biggies stepping up, the Weekly Tactical, the Immunity Tracker, FMCG’s sales push, the stocks on EV circuit, value versus growth and more
- Oct 08, 2021 01:31 PM IST
MPC retains status quo; RBI shuts down government bond buying programme under GSAP
- Oct 08, 2021 12:57 PM IST
Increased limit on IMPS helpful for bank customers. Will having ombudsmen for NBFCs result in quicker grievance redressal?
- Oct 08, 2021 12:04 PM IST
This is the eighth time in a row that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has decided to keep the benchmark interest rate unchanged at 4 per cent
- Oct 07, 2021 03:23 PM IST
The continued emergency-like support provided by the RBI is akin to doctors keeping the patient on ventilator and full flow oxygen support despite most of the vitals of the patient reporting normal readings. Prudent doctors on seeing recovery would wean away the patient from artificial life support. The RBI should have done the same
- Oct 06, 2021 02:35 PM IST
The decision of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) would be announced on Friday by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Friday.
- Oct 05, 2021 03:17 PM IST
RBI had last slashed the repo rate in May 2020 to a historic low of 4 percent to support the COVID-19 hit economy. This will be the eighth time that RBI maintains its stance if it decides to keep the rates unchanged.
- Sep 16, 2021 04:22 PM IST
The central bank’s glide path envisages inflation at close to 4 per cent only by 2023-24
- Sep 14, 2021 08:39 AM IST
The central banks cannot make direct green policies such as carbon taxation, lower plastic usage, which fall under the purview of the governments. These banks can at best make indirect policies to nudge greener investments
- Sep 01, 2021 08:59 AM IST
Data released by the National Statistical Office (NSO) showed that the Indian economy grew by a record 20.1 per cent in the April-June quarter, helped by a very weak base of last year and a sharp rebound in the manufacturing and services sectors in spite of a devastating second wave of COVID-19 cases.
- Aug 06, 2021 01:09 PM IST
Banks have reported an increase in stress levels in the recent quarters including in the April-June quarter on account of the pandemic impact. Higher stress is visible in retail loans and loans given to small companies.
- Aug 06, 2021 12:26 PM IST
In the past too, the RBI had spoken about its plans to introduce digital currency even as it has expressed concerns on the private virtual currencies.
- Aug 02, 2021 12:02 PM IST
Indian firms foresee output growth in the year ahead, with the end of the pandemic and rising sales expected to support the upturn.
- Jul 01, 2021 01:12 PM IST
The debate rages on the legitimacy and consequences of what central banks are doing, especially in this era of crises
- Jun 16, 2021 10:46 AM IST
With U.S. inflation rising faster than expected and the economy forecast to grow at its quickest pace in decades this year, some policymakers have begun questioning whether the Fed should continue to keep its benchmark short-term interest rate near zero and leave unchanged a massive bond-buying program put in place to stem the economic fallout from the pandemic.
- Jun 04, 2021 03:45 PM IST
The intense nature of the COVID-19 second wave has prompted the RBI to increase its dovish hold and to do ‘whatever it takes’ to support economic recovery
- Jun 04, 2021 12:39 PM IST
Though the competitive mortgage rates will provide long-term support to the real estate sector, overall economic recovery leading to job and income growth will be contributing factors for housing demand, experts say.
- Jun 04, 2021 08:07 AM IST
RBI Monetary Policy 2021 Live Updates: MPC keeps rates unchanged, stance accomodative. Real GDP is seen at 9.5 percent in FY21-22. CPI inflation is seen at 5.1 percent FY21-22, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said.
- 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
- May 27, 2021 04:17 PM IST
To counter the impact of COVID-19 first wave, the RBI had undertaken several conventional and unconventional measures to ensure ample liquidity in the financial system during the financial year ended March 31, 2021.