Aug 23, 2021 03:04 PM IST
My professional training in finance teaches me to think of most decisions as a tradeoff between risk and reward. Applying this risk-reward analysis to macroeconomic decision making is even more challenging than it is for decision making at the level of individuals and enterprises.
- Aug 23, 2021 09:49 AM IST
The MPC has been following a pattern, largely supporting growth (remaining on an accommodative stance), and ignoring near-term inflation spike. Jayanth Varma, one of the MPC members, has been the lone voice questioning this stance.
- Aug 13, 2021 02:21 PM IST
The MPC, on August 6, retained the key lending rate (repo) at four percent and continued with the accommodative stance. It, however, increased the retail inflation forecast to 5.7 percent for the fiscal year 2022.
- Aug 09, 2021 09:30 AM IST
The broader market might underperform compared to large caps in the short-term because time-wise correction might be witnessed, says Garg.
- Aug 07, 2021 09:09 AM IST
Small and midcaps have been ripe investment candidates for over a year now and rightly so, this kind of behaviour is expected from broader indices in a bull market, says Shah.
- Aug 06, 2021 07:40 PM IST
While the reverse repo rate stood at 3.35 percent, the MSF (Marginal Standing Facility), which is usually pinned at 100 basis points or a percentage above the repo rate, was determined at 4.25 percent.
- Aug 06, 2021 01:13 PM IST
Central bank announces plan to absorb liquidity while retaining accommodative stance
- Aug 06, 2021 12:47 PM IST
"The need of the hour is not to drop out guard and remain vigilant against any possibility of third wave especially in the backdrop of rising infections in certain parts of the country," RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das.
- Aug 06, 2021 11:03 AM IST
The RBI left the repo rate unchanged at 4 percent and the reverse repo rate at 3.35 percent, saying it would continue with an accommodative stance as long as necessary to support growth
- Aug 06, 2021 10:10 AM IST
The RBI MPC said it will continue with the accommodative stance as long as necessary to support a struggling economy hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.
- Aug 05, 2021 01:52 PM IST
The driver of economic recovery this year will be exports and government spending, says Narang. Domestic consumption will pick up with a lag once the vaccination rate increases; GDP growth is expected at 9.7 percent in FY22, he says
- Jun 21, 2021 08:25 AM IST
The MPC says that demand has been affected by the second wave while supply has proved resilient. But shouldn’t that lead to lower prices?
- Jun 07, 2021 09:31 AM IST
Commodities have been in a bear market since the global financial crisis in 2008. They are still to recover, said Sharma.
- Jun 04, 2021 11:08 AM IST
The central bank has maintained an accommodative stance but there are opportunities in the rate-sensitive space that investors can explore.
- Jun 04, 2021 10:17 AM IST
Das pegged the quarter wise inflation projections for FY22 at 5.2 percent in Q1, 5.4 percent in Q2, 4.7 percent in Q3 and 5.3 percent in Q4, with risks broadly balanced.
- Jun 04, 2021 10:03 AM IST
In the last policy review, the RBI had projected the GDP to grow by 10.5 percent in the fiscal year 2022. But, this estimate has been revised factoring in the evolving economic situation
- 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 02, 2021 09:34 AM IST
The panel had also left rates unchanged during the last MPC meet in April 2021. This would be the sixh consecutive time the RBI maintains status quo if rates remain unchanged on June 4.
- Apr 08, 2021 08:12 AM IST
The current surplus liquidity is here to stay for some time (may reduce gradually), hence investors need to bucket their fixed-income investments and avail the carry available across debt categories.
- Apr 07, 2021 05:39 PM IST
The Nifty closed above the 50-DMA which should help the bulls build some more gains. On the upside, 15,000 is likely to act as resistance while support is placed at 14,800-14,650.
- Apr 07, 2021 01:31 PM IST
Bond purchase calendar may prevent yields from spiking sharply
- Apr 07, 2021 12:09 PM IST
Investors can ride the low-interest rate scenario by investing in quality and growth-focused rate-sensitive stocks from sectors like consumer durables, autos, banks, NBFCs and infrastructure, say experts.
- Apr 07, 2021 10:16 AM IST
RBI Monetary Policy: Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das said that Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation trajectory is likely to be subject to both upside and downside pressures.
- Apr 07, 2021 08:15 AM IST
The primary risk of COVID has re-surfaced again which will prompt the RBI to keep an accommodative stance in the April meet and ensure any premature withdrawal of liquidity doesn’t send a wrong message to the market, says Maheshwari.
- Apr 06, 2021 06:04 PM IST
The RBI MPC is likely to keep the repo rate unchanged and maintain an accommodative stance over the near term, says Rakshit.