Shubhada Rao

‘RBI doesn’t seem to be bothered about inflation’

One of the lesser known works of Shakespeare is ‘All’s Well That Ends Well’. This comic treatise is currently lending headline support to sentiment in the bond market.

RBI, inflation, economy, bond market News

RBI Monetary Policy: An attempt to rein in festered market sentiment

In contrast to rising nervousness in domestic rates market, the RBI maintained status quo in February2018 monetary policy review and buttressed it further by accentuating its erstwhile neutral stance.

RBI Monetary Policy, market sentiment, RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee, monetary policy, Yes Bank, Minimum Support Prices News

As inflation eases, another 25 bps cut likely this year

While macroeconomic effects of an expansionary fiscal policy (for few states) would be inflationary in nature (in the medium term), the manifestation of these risks could be contingent upon timeline and manner of rollout

RBI monetary policies, MPC, inflation,  macroeconomic effects ,  Pay Commission, CPI inflation  News

RBI monetary policy 2017: Key takeaway is shift in focus towards 4% inflation target

In the first monetary policy post the FY18 Union Budget and the second policy post the demonetisation drive, the RBI opted for a status quo in the monetary policy.

Economy News

Union Budget 2017: 4 pollinating economic themes to watch

The Survey highlights the need for fiscal policy to balance the short-term requirements of an economy recovering from demonetisation against the medium-term necessity of adhering to fiscal discipline and credibility.

Budget 2019 News

Demonetisation expectations and reality: Will the twain meet?

Since the announcement of the demonetisation drive on November 8, the market has been starved of the official stance on the economy.

Demonetisation expectations and reality: Will the twain meet?

Monetary policy committee: RBI in sweet spot vis a vis banks in major economies

India’s central bank is in an enviable position.

Banking & Finance News

RBI monetary policy meet: Status quo before the next big change

With CPI inflation close to the upper end of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) inflation tolerance band of 6%, the policy status quo was largely anticipated.

RBI monetary policy meet: Status quo before the next big change

Of monetary chutzpah and endurance

After the ‘front-loaded’ cut in June, the Reserve Bank of India maintained status quo at its bimonthly policy review in August. A great deal has transpired between these two policy reviews.

Of monetary chutzpah and endurance

Time to sail through the ‘known unknown’ risks

From a monetary policy perspective, the year 2015 began on a promising note.

Time to sail through the ‘known unknown’ risks

Economic Survey 2014-15: Persistence and creative incrementalism over big bang

Set in the backdrop of improving macro-economic fundamentals and supporting policy environment...

Economic Survey 2014-15: Persistence and creative incrementalism over big bang
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