Why RBI cannot ignore the food price dynamics while fixing rates

Tweaking of weights in inflation indices makes sense, given the policy objectives of RBI policy – price stability and economic growth. Read more »

Insolvency resolution: Why corporate MSMEs deserve special treatment

By Anubha Agarwal India’s gross domestic product had a great fall in the first quarter of 2020-21, pushing the economy into deep uncertainty. The sharp contraction of the economy made a huge... Read more »
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Humans cannot win the war against nature

The nature is rebelling against exploitation by human beings through wild fires, tsunamis, hurricanes, massive floods, and now with the dreaded coronavirus. Read more »

Nirmala Sitharaman asks banks to lend aggressively to boost GDP growth

The meeting discussed sectors that could benefit from loan restructuring scheme and Sitharaman asked banks to give feedback on the scheme. Read more »

Regional cashew boards key to stepping up output

Dependence on imported cashew for processing affects overall cashew business, one of the sectors where India need to be self-reliant. Read more »

Carbon emissions and economic growth: Learnings for India

The most important policy target for India is to transform the energy portfolio and promote renewable energy to reduce total aggregate energy consumption. Read more »
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Developing countries stare at the prospect of lost decade

A large section of the population in in LIDCs live near subsistence levels. The governments' ability to support them is curtailed by limited fiscal resources. Read more »

Comparison of Covid-19 impact on India and G7 economies

The shape of economic recovery in India and the developed nations will differ based on the economy and the way the governments respond to the coronavirus. Read more »

RBI will resume rate cut spree sooner than later

Economists have warned a repeat of 2010 when the RBI's targeting of CPI inflation led to an industrial slowdown. They say WPI is more relevant for the industry. Read more »
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RBI policy must focus on financial system stability

In the transition from lockdown to normalcy, there will be logistics problems, supply chain disruptions and market fragmentation that need to be tackled. Read more »