RBI monetary policy committee meeting

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 »
Indian economy and RBI monetary policy

Indian economy to post sharp recovery despite Omicron threat: Arvind Virmani

Recovery of the informal, non-agricultural sector of Indian economy lagging, but will recover with an uptick in contact services like retail trade, restaurants, tourism and hospitality. Read more »
five years of demonetisation

Five years of demonetisation: Economy is highly digitised, but cash remains the king

The only enduring success of demonetisation is the triggering of a digitally enabled fourth industrial revolution. Read more »
Impact of demonetisation on Indian economy.

Worth the trouble? Indian economy will gain from long-term effects of demonetisation

Despite the mayhem it caused, demonetisation benefited the Indian economy by triggering the growth of fintechs, techfins and gig platforms. Read more »
Indian economy vs Chinese economy

Can Indian economy emulate the Chinese miracle?

While there is no doubt about the potential of the Indian economy, it needs to create a world class infrastructure and investment climate to emulate the Chinese miracle. Read more »
Indian economy struggling post-Covid

Indian economy: GST collections bring cheer, but concerns over recovery linger

The growth in GST collections points to a recovery, but questions remain over the trajectory of Indian economy in the coming fiscal. Read more »
masala bonds a game changer

Masala bonds can be a game-changer for the rupee

As masala bond allows borrowers to raise funds abroad without currency risk, it will have a positive impact on the rupee, interest rates, and the economy. Read more »
Atmanirbhar Bharat is a programme of enormous magnitude and scope, however, most of the benefits will accrue only in the long run

Atmanirbhar Bharat amid Covid-19 pandemic: Prospects and challenges

Atmanirbhar Bharat seeks to create a self-reliant India and focuses on five key areas -- economy, infrastructure, systems, demography, and demand. Read more »
Indian economy struggling to recover to pre-Covid levels

Indian economy yet to emerge from Covid impact, time to leverage exports growth

When adjusted for seasonality, Indian economy contracted 12.4% in the April-June on a quarter-on-quarter basis, compared with 1.5% growth in the January-March quarter. Read more »
India must address the employment crisis triggered by Covid-19.

Worst may be over for Indian economy: RBI

The RBI report paints a rosy picture for the Indian economy, pointing to a pick-up in manufacturing, reversal of contraction in services, and improvement in financial conditions. Read more »