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 »
economic growth after covid-19

Inflation focus must end: RBI should cut rates by 100 bps

There are enough reasons to be optimistic – the economy had a good rabi crop, the monsoon has been good and the kharif crop is also expected to be good. Read more »
The great covid-19 recession

Surviving the economic tsunami of Covid-19 recession

India needs these fiscal, monetary and financial policy adjustments to stay afloat in the global economic crisis triggered by the new coronavirus pandemic. Read more »
India bank ATM

Easy money: Policy rates need further cuts to encourage banks to lend more

The repo rate and the reverse repo rate can be cut further following the global trends as inflation is no longer a threat to the economy and businesses. Read more »
Indian-economy-migrants

Government, RBI must assess, address Covid-19 challenges on the go

Commercial banks need to respond to the monetary policy changes quickly by making necessary changes at their end. Read more »
Coronavirus impact on Indian economy

Indian economy: There is a compelling case for a massive intervention

The RBI kept itself ahead of the curve by going the whole hog and thereby keeping its promise to do “whatever it takes”. Read more »
The Reserve Bank of India

There is room to calibrate RBI stimulus further, says Ashima Goyal

Reserve Bank of India monetary policy committee’s focus has shifted from inflation targeting on financial stability. Read more »
Charan Singh, Punjab and Sind Bank

‘Good beginning by govt, RBI; but much more needs to be done’

The government and the RBI have taken some useful steps, but the situation warrants bolder measures like the ones initiated by the US and UK, says Dr Charan Singh. Read more »
IMF managing director Kristalina Georgieva.

IMF identifies three action areas to mitigate economic fallout of coronavirus outbreak

The agency identifies fiscal, monetary and regulatory steps to cushion Covid-19 economic impact. Read more »
RBI has maintained a pro-growth stance.

Will banks, investors read the signals from RBI right

The RBI decisions indicate that there is scope for further rate cuts in 2020, though they may not be on the same level as those effected in 2019. Read more »