RBI rate cut

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 »

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 »
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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 »
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RBI policy: A 25 basis point cut in policy rates feasible, desirable

A sharper cut in the policy rates by RBI would have been possible in August review, but for high inflation rate in the first three months of the current year. 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 »
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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 »
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Covid-19: An opportunity for battered banks to reinvent themselves

Banks will see their businesses and profits shrink, but quick recovery possible with some help from RBI, government. Read more »
MSMEs face Covid-19 crisis

MSME sector: Eight ways India can back its small enterprises

Micro, small and medium enterprises are crucial to the revival of the economy ravaged by the Covid-19 outbreak and the nationwide lockdown. 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 »
RBI rate cut

Fitch sees global recession, cuts India growth forecast to 2%

The lockdown in China has disrupted regional manufacturing supply chains and caused a fall in local discretionary spending and exports. Read more »