Mumbai real estate market

Housing boom: Mumbai real estate market in for an upswing

A survey hints at the revival of the battered Mumbai real estate market as home buyers look to cash in on falling prices and sops offered by central and state governments. Read more »
ADB's GDP growth forecast for Indian economy

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 »

RBI may keep rates unchanged, but 25 bp cut desirable

It is surprising that the Reserve Bank of India stuck to a literal, narrow interpretation of its mandate and chose to focus on short-run inflation. Read more »
RBI monetary policy focus on growth, jobs

Interest rates: The case for a free hand to RBI, banks

Any agency other than the Reserve Bank of India and lenders interfering will adversely affect the systems already in place in the country’s financial sector. Read more »
monetary policy impact on markets

Covid-19, monetary policy and financial markets

The study captures the impact of monetary policy changes on the real effective exchange rate, market rate on 10-year govt bonds and the NSE stock index. Read more »
free-trade agreements

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 »
Covid-19 hits the travel and tourism industry.

RBI must help banks accommodate shattered businesses

The Reserve Bank needs to have a sectoral approach to help revive the economy hit by the new coronavirus outbreak. Read more »