New credit card guidelines from RBI

RBI issues stringent credit card guidelines to protect customers

RBI’s fresh credit card guidelines for issuers contain several provisions that protect and empower cardholders. Read more »
Runaway inflation singes Indian economy

RBI holds interest rates steady, but brings hawkish undertone to policy

With the RBI shifting to a more hawkish policy, markets players can expect hikes in interest rates in coming monetary policy reviews. Read more »
rbi's inflation vs growth dilemma

Why RBI should keep interest rates, monetary policy stance unchanged

Rising crude price is the reason for high inflation, and RBI may choose to ignore this transitory phenomenon. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee meeting

Inflation threat: RBI may hike reverse repo rate by 15 bp

The RBI monetary policy committee should hike policy rates gradually from now as doing it later in haste could destabilise the financial system. Read more »
India facing wholesale inflation trouble

Rising wholesale inflation rings alarm bells for consumers, industry

High wholesale inflation will reflect in consumer prices in coming months, prompting RBI to revise its policy rates and monetary stance. Read more »
rbi's inflation vs growth dilemma

Commodity prices, supply chain disruptions may upset RBI’s inflation math

The RBI has come up with an unconvincing forecast that inflation will cool down to 5.3% in the current financial year before easing to 4-4.3% by the end of the next. Read more »
indian economy to grow 9.2%

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 »
Runaway inflation singes Indian economy

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 »
cryptocurrency regulation RBI India

Cryptocurrency: Govt, RBI must exercise utmost caution

The RBI and the finance ministry should take lessons from the gradual opening of capital accounts and weather the pressure to legalise cryptocurrency. Read more »
IMF cuts global growth forecast

RBI has done its bit; now govt must work on GST rates

The RBI monetary policy committee should retain the accommodative stance, but at the same time must keep an eye on asset prices. Read more »