rbi's inflation vs growth dilemma

Why RBI should keep interest rates, monetary policy stance unchanged

Rising crude price is the reason for high inflation, and RBI may choose to ignore this transitory phenomenon. Read more »
FM Nirmala Sitharaman will present budget 2022 on February 1.

Budget 2022: India should spend its way out of post-Covid economic crisis

Budget 2022 will target twin objectives of reviving the Indian economy and gaining a firm foothold in the global economy. Read more »
cryptocurrency regulation in India

Cryptocurrency dilemma: What history teaches us about money, assets

Prudential regulation of cryptocurrency should be done only after identifying instruments, issuers and working mechanism of trading platforms. Read more »
indian economy to grow 9.2%

RBI monetary policy must focus on inequalities, climate change, Omicron

All-round uncertainty may prompt the RBI monetary policy committee to retain its accommodative stance while keeping the repo rate unchanged. Read more »
cryptocurrency regulation RBI India

Cryptocurrency: Govt, RBI must exercise utmost caution

The RBI and the finance ministry should take lessons from the gradual opening of capital accounts and weather the pressure to legalise cryptocurrency. Read more »
Air India privatisation a move in the right direction

Air India is a bright start; Govt must build on PSU privatisation momentum

Air India sale must embolden the government to hasten its PSU privatisation and asset monetisation programmes. Read more »
RBI holds interest rates

RBI policy must keep rates unchanged, focus on sectoral support

The RBI policy must focus its efforts on the non-banking finance companies and the micro-finance sector that are under stress. Read more »
labour day 2022 musings

Govt must focus on post-Covid employment crisis

The government must make efforts to sustain, support and generate more employment to revive demand, and facilitate economic recovery. Read more »
IMF world economic outlook

Asset monetisation can spur post-Covid recovery

Asset monetisation plan, big housing thrust can power India’s post-Covid recovery to $5 trillion economy target. Read more »
RBI monetary policy review

RBI seen retaining policy rates, accommodative stance

RBI’s monetary policy committee may choose to ignore falling credit off-take, especially the share of private corporate sector. Read more »