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 »
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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 »
RBI MPC meeting

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 »
RBI monetary policy committee begins deliberations

RBI policy must keep rates unchanged, focus on sectoral support

The RBI policy must focus its efforts on the non-banking finance companies and the micro-finance sector that are under stress. 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 »
RBI monetary policy review

RBI seen retaining policy rates, accommodative stance

RBI’s monetary policy committee may choose to ignore falling credit off-take, especially the share of private corporate sector. Read more »
Indian economy struggling to recover to pre-Covid levels

Post-Covid recovery: RBI monetary policy must address capital depletion in MSMEs

The RBI monetary policy should keep interest rate, future guidance on monetary policy unchanged and ensure smooth credit flow to MSMEs. Read more »
high fuel prices hurting fragile economic recovery

Global factors driving inflation, fuel tax cut seems the only option

Policy rate cuts may not address inflation as a large part of the increase in prices during the second wave of Covid-19 came from rising commodity prices. Read more »
RBI monetary policy committee begins deliberations

Monetary policy: RBI keeps rates unchanged, cuts growth forecast

RBI monetary policy committee has kept the repo rate unchanged at 4%, the reverse repo rate at 3.35%, and the marginal standing facility rate and the bank rate at 4.25%. Read more »