Aditi Nayar

Monetary Policy: Reserve Bank may hold rates in December review

Q3FY19 CPI inflation May lag MPC’s estimate, but a rate cut is ruled out given the change in stance to calibrated tightening & the high Oct ‘18 core-CPI print.

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RBI Monetary Policy Review: RBI to hike rates. And, why this festival season may be muted for consumers

Crude oil prices have displayed a rather volatile trend in 2018, driven by geopolitical risks and the balance of supply-demand inventories in various parts of the world.

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Economic Survey 2017-18: Recovery taking shape, but growth still below potential

Economic Survey 2018: Building in a rebound in H2, it has pegged the GDP growth for 2017-18 at around 6.75%, higher than the CSO’s advance estimate of 6.5%, but at the lower end of the range of 6.75-7.5% that had been forec

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Union Budget 2017: Economic Survey is pragmatic, prudent despite consternation with rating agencies

The Economic Survey is a comprehensive and insightful document that takes weeks to prepare and days to absorb. Nevertheless, my very quick take on the Survey for 2016-17 is as follows.

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Budget 2016: 3-pronged economic challenges for FM Arun Jaitley

Fiscal consolidation, enhancing capital spending and revising pay scales pose a three-pronged challenge to the economy.

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