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 »
The Reserve Bank of India

RBI must support government spending to kick-start growth

The Reserve Bank of India should pause rate cuts, must signal that it continues on the accommodative path and still has space for future cuts in policy rates. 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 »
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 »
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 »
WPI inflation at 6-year high

Wholesale inflation rises to 3.1%, the highest level since May 2014

The wholesale inflation breached the Reserve Bank of India's comfort level of 6% for the second month running. 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 »
After Budget 2020, all eyes on the RBI monetary policy.

All eyes on RBI: Easing of monetary policy key to the revival of economic growth

RBI is expected to keep the repo, reverse repo, and bank rates at the current level and give an accommodative stance to support economic growth. Read more »