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  • Should the MPC give one more rate hike for the road before resting? Dec 05, 2022 08:33 AM IST

    Should the MPC give one more rate hike for the road before resting?

    The MPC faces a tough choice between staying the course and pausing a bit to take stock and then making the next move

  • RBI’s MPC panel blames global factors in inflation letter Nov 25, 2022 11:23 AM IST

    RBI’s MPC panel blames global factors in inflation letter

    The war in Ukraine and resultant spurts in energy and food costs, and supply disruptions caused by the pandemic are among main reasons cited, the people said, asking to stay unidentified as the correspondence is private.

  • 'Highly doable' for Centre to cut fiscal deficit to 4.5% of GDP by FY26: MPC's Ashima Goyal Nov 24, 2022 06:57 PM IST

    'Highly doable' for Centre to cut fiscal deficit to 4.5% of GDP by FY26: MPC's Ashima Goyal

    While the latest data shows the Indian government is on track to meet the fiscal deficit target for the current financial year, questions have been raised about whether the medium-term target of 4.5 percent will be achieved

  • What is Section 45ZN of the RBI Act? Nov 04, 2022 04:45 PM IST

    What is Section 45ZN of the RBI Act?

  • RBI likely to cite supply side constraints, geopolitical tension for high inflation Nov 03, 2022 02:58 PM IST

    RBI likely to cite supply side constraints, geopolitical tension for high inflation

    As part of its future course of action to tame inflation the MPC is expected to continue with its rate hikes, and take the terminal repo rate to around 6.5-6.75 percent levels

  • Gold waits for a Fed pivot and a weaker dollar Oct 31, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    Gold waits for a Fed pivot and a weaker dollar

    Gold prices have been under pressure this year because of the monetary tightening by central banks

  • RBI meeting tomorrow is a non-event in near term but important for long term Oct 31, 2022 08:20 AM IST

    RBI meeting tomorrow is a non-event in near term but important for long term

    The MPC won’t take any rate action at its November 3 meeting. The meeting will merely discuss the report to be sent to government explaining reasons why CPI could not be kept below 6 percent for nine months

  • Stock Market Live: Another surprise MPC meet - A rate hike on the cards? Oct 28, 2022 08:51 AM IST

    Stock Market Live: Another surprise MPC meet - A rate hike on the cards?

    The RBI MPC has announced that it will hold an off cycle meeting. CJ believes that the meeting won't be harmful for markets but Santo fears for the worst given inflationary headwinds. Catch the duo debate over what could be the outcome of the surprise meeting plus their top brokerage bets and newsmakers of the day.

  • India should pause rate hikes as growth fears loom: MPC's Jayant Varma Oct 19, 2022 07:30 AM IST

    India should pause rate hikes as growth fears loom: MPC's Jayant Varma

    The Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee has raised its key repo rate by 190 basis points since the start of its tightening cycle in May, with net impact of all steps taken resulting in a close to 250 basis points increase, Varma said.

  • MPC Minutes: It's time to halt policy rate hikes, suggests member Jayanth Varma Oct 14, 2022 05:33 PM IST

    MPC Minutes: It's time to halt policy rate hikes, suggests member Jayanth Varma

    Varma's comments assume significance in the context of an ongoing debate on whether raising rates too quickly will hurt growth.

  • Explainer| MPC fails in meeting inflation mandate: What happens next? 5 key points Oct 13, 2022 04:50 PM IST

    Explainer| MPC fails in meeting inflation mandate: What happens next? 5 key points

    CPI inflation came at 7.41% in September. With this, the MPC has formally failed to meet the inflation mandate, a scenario former RBI Governor D Subbarao had warned early this year.

  • Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Facing off Oct 08, 2022 09:55 AM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Weekender | Facing off

    All the the twists and turns in the Musk-Twitter saga and the face off brewing between OPEC+ and US on the former's decision to cut oil output

  • Yes Bank Chief Economist expects RBI to raise rates by 35 bps in December Oct 01, 2022 01:51 PM IST

    Yes Bank Chief Economist expects RBI to raise rates by 35 bps in December

    Indranil Pal does not expect liquidity to be a major concern going ahead, and feels that if any corporate has expansion plans in the next few months, it may be better to tie up domestic funding sources as external borrowings may not be an option at the moment. Global interest rates are on the rise and the Rupee depreciation will also weigh on external borrowing costs.

  • Monetary Policy Committee will meet to discuss RBI letter to govt on inflation aim failure Sep 30, 2022 02:35 PM IST

    Monetary Policy Committee will meet to discuss RBI letter to govt on inflation aim failure

    The MPC typically meets six times in a year to decide on interest rates

  • RBI to seek feedback for additional framework on securitisation of stressed assets Sep 30, 2022 11:47 AM IST

    RBI to seek feedback for additional framework on securitisation of stressed assets

    Currently, only the Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest (SARFAESI) Act provides a framework for such securitisations by asset reconstruction companies (ARCs).

  • RBI to merge 28-day VRRR with fortnightly 14-day main auction, says Governor Das Sep 30, 2022 11:20 AM IST

    RBI to merge 28-day VRRR with fortnightly 14-day main auction, says Governor Das

    Surplus liquidity in the banking system has moderated to Rs 2.3 lakh crore during August-September, from Rs 3.8 lakh crore during June-July.

  • LIVE | RBI Monetary Policy: Governor Shaktikanta Das's Address | RBI Rate Hike | Inflation Sep 30, 2022 09:38 AM IST

    LIVE | RBI Monetary Policy: Governor Shaktikanta Das's Address | RBI Rate Hike | Inflation

    RBI Monetary Policy LIVE: Governor Shaktikanta Das announces the decisions of the rate-setting panel after a 3-day meeting. All eyes on the key policy rate announcement, which is likely to be hiked for the fourth time in a row. The RBI is likely to take a cue from its global counterparts to try and tame rising inflation. Watch!

  • Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Gas trouble brews, MPC’s job has just got tougher Sep 28, 2022 04:09 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Pro Panorama | Gas trouble brews, MPC’s job has just got tougher

    In today’s edition of Moneycontrol Pro Panorama: Indian markets remain optimistic, Gold prices touch a record low, HAL is back on track, RBI support to INR, and more

  • Moneycontrol Poll | Yet another 50 bps rate hike likely this week on inflation overhang Sep 28, 2022 02:08 PM IST

    Moneycontrol Poll | Yet another 50 bps rate hike likely this week on inflation overhang

    This week’s expected repo rate hike will be the fourth in a row since May. At 5.90 percent, the repo rate would be the highest since April 2019

  • MPC | RBI must keep up the good work it has recently done Sep 28, 2022 11:28 AM IST

    MPC | RBI must keep up the good work it has recently done

    It is important for the central bank to fight inflation in a timely and consistent manner. Not only that, it has to be seen doing that

  • MPC | RBI must avoid its Volcker moment Sep 28, 2022 08:34 AM IST

    MPC | RBI must avoid its Volcker moment

    A large hike in the policy rate, will lead to a further exacerbation of the economic growth, and unemployment in India 

  • Indianomics | A 50-bps hike likely from RBI, thanks to Fed Sep 26, 2022 07:43 AM IST

    Indianomics | A 50-bps hike likely from RBI, thanks to Fed

    The RBI has always averred that it sets rates purely based on domestic factors and is not influenced by external factors. I would argue that the Fed’s new dot plot is also an input into India’s inflation targeting MPC

  • MPC's Ashima Goyal says CPI basket needs updating, core inflation may be better target Sep 23, 2022 05:17 PM IST

    MPC's Ashima Goyal says CPI basket needs updating, core inflation may be better target

    Writing in a paper, the external member of the Reserve Bank of India's rate-setting panel said the inflation measure has to be reliable, which requires frequent updates to the Consumer Price Index basket

  • Core inflation more persistent than food inflation, and that’s a concern Sep 14, 2022 04:47 PM IST

    Core inflation more persistent than food inflation, and that’s a concern

    The MPC is unlikely to match the aggressive US Fed rate hikes given that persisting inflation in India is still largely food driven

  • Eight years of systemic reforms increased india's macroeconomic stability: RBI MPC Member Ashima Goyal Aug 25, 2022 10:54 AM IST

    Eight years of systemic reforms increased india's macroeconomic stability: RBI MPC Member Ashima Goyal

    Ashima Goyal further said appropriate countercyclical macroeconomic policy with continuing supply-side improvements has enabled a growth recovery that is among the best in the world.