Monetary Policy

 Inflation is out of RBI comfort zone

Inflation is out of RBI comfort zone

The surge was led by food items; this, in turn, has reduced the headroom for a rate cut by the RBI in its monetary policy due next month.

Despite inflation rise, analysts see RBI cutting rates in December

Despite inflation rise, analysts see RBI cutting rates in December

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank will continue to be accommodative and deliver one more rate cut in the December policy review despite the "surpr...Read More

Indian economy likely to face several more risks in the near term: RBI

Indian economy likely to face several more risks in the near term: RBI

New Delhi: The Indian economy which has largely been subdued in the past few quarters and signs of a slowdown have cropped up, is likely ...Read More

Monetary policy: Rate cut a textbook solution

Monetary policy: Rate cut a textbook solution

With a fourth successive policy rate cut of 25 basis points on October 4, 2019, the cumulative reduction of rate cuts is a 135 basis poin...Read More

Economic Slowdown: RBI administers 5th rate cut

Economic Slowdown: RBI administers 5th rate cut

Mumbai: Sticking to "accommodative stance", the Reserve Bank on Friday reduced its key lending rates to boost consumption and reverse the...Read More

More space on monetary side than fiscal for boosting growth: Sanyal

More space on monetary side than fiscal for boosting growth: Sanyal

New Delhi: Ahead of policy review by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Principal Economic Adviser Sanjeev Sanyal on Tuesday said there is ...Read More

Current slowdown cannot be tackled by monetary policy alone: SBI report

Current slowdown cannot be tackled by monetary policy alone: SBI report

Mumbai: The country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) said on Monday the contemporary issue for macroeconomists is to exclusivel...Read More

Monetary policy could now become formality

Monetary policy could now become formality

Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government encroaching upon the central bank’s independence, so much so that officials prefer to leave ...Read More

India’s economic growth slowed down slightly in 2018-19: Finance Ministry report

India’s economic growth slowed down slightly in 2018-19: Finance Ministry report

New Delhi: The Indian economy appears to have slowed down in 2018-19 due to lower private consumption, tepid growth in fixed investment a...Read More

RBI’s monetary policy review pragmatic, will boost economy: Government

RBI’s monetary policy review pragmatic, will boost economy: Government

New Delhi: The government on Thursday welcomed RBI’s decision to change its monetary policy stance to neutral and cutting its key lending...Read More

Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis

Third straight rout end worst weak for Dow, Nasdaq since 2008 crisis

New York: Wall Street ended its worst week in a decade with more bruising losses Friday, and with the tech-rich Nasdaq entering a bear ma...Read More

From growing freedom to increasing control

From growing freedom to increasing control

The Balance of Payments crisis in 1991 prompted economic reforms in India.  The reforms included fiscal stabilisation, according a degree...Read More

Independence is a fragile concept in Indian banks

Independence is a fragile concept in Indian banks

Poor Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel! Only two years ago, soft-spoken Patel appeared to be the government’s ‘perfect’ choice f...Read More

Congress decries government’s bid to overtake Reserve Bank of India

Congress decries government’s bid to overtake Reserve Bank of India

New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday decried the Modi government’s latest attempt to take charge of the monetary policy to finish the auton...Read More

RBI monetary policy review, Q1 results drag indices lower

RBI monetary policy review, Q1 results drag indices lower

Mumbai: Caution ahead of the third RBI monetary policy review along with disappointing quarterly results pulled the key indices of the In...Read More

Hike in Repo rates to growth projection: Highlights of RBI monetary policy

Hike in Repo rates to growth projection: Highlights of RBI monetary policy

Mumbai: Following a cycle of rate cuts begun in January 2015, the RBI on Wednesday raised its key interest rate for the first time by 25 ...Read More

RBI to announce second bi-monthly Monetary Policy of 2018-19 today

RBI to announce second bi-monthly Monetary Policy of 2018-19 today

Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will announce its second bi-monthly Monetary Policy of 2018-19 on Wednesday. The meeting of the m...Read More

No scope for reduction

No scope for reduction

Just as well the RBI monetary policy statement came when the markets were already reeling under the twin blows of the volatility of the g...Read More

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Wholesale inflation at five-month low, India Inc. calls for rate cut

New Delhi : A decline in food prices dragged India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to its lowest level in the last f...Read More

RBI keeps key rate unchanged, cuts SLR, lowers GDP projection

RBI keeps key rate unchanged, cuts SLR, lowers GDP projection

The risk of fiscal slippages, which, by and large, can entail inflationary spillovers, has risen with the announcements of large farm loa...Read More

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