Abhishek Anand

Making fiscal transfers gender specific is important. Here’s why

The Terms of Reference of Finance Commissions have expanded over the years, but concerns arising out of gender inequality have never been a part of ToR. This has happened in spite of the growing realisation that it is necessa

Opinion News

Can the US sustain its trade war?

The trade war seems to be getting fierce with the US announcing tariffs on $50 billion in Chinese imports. China, not to be left behind, has already announced its intention of retaliating against these new US import duties.

trade war, US, china, US china trade war, G7 summit , donald trump, xi jinping News

US Fed rate hike: Here are the options and implications for India

With the exchange rate stable and capital inflows robust, expect RBI to have a neutral stance on key rates.

Markets News

Job creation and digitisation of agriculture: Why digital inclusion matters

Digitisation of agriculture can play a significant role in increasing employment opportunities

Opinion News

The UK mustn’t fall for negative interest rates

This has not been able to take economies out of deflationary pressure

Opinion News

Decoding bank credit numbers

Single digit non-food credit growth since December 2014 does not augur well for the economy

Opinion News

RBI review: What Rajan needs more than an effective monetary transmission policy

Today, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will announce its first bimonthly monetary policy for fiscal 2016-17. The expectation is that RBI will cut the policy repo rate by at least 25 basis points (bps).

Raghuram Rajan rbi News

Big push from small savings

Monetary policy actions are transmitted to the economy through their effect on market interest rates

Big push from small savings
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