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    What else can RBI do besides cutting rates?

    Saloni Goel | 07:40 Min | August 04, 2020, 2:03 PM IST
    Expectations from RBI, more than the government, are running high ahead of its monetary policy review that kicked off today.
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    Hello, you have tuned into ETMarkets Investors' Guide, a show about asset classes, market trends and economic policies. I am Saloni Goel.

    It will not be an exaggeration to say Indian economy is in the ICU now like others around the world. Expectations from RBI, more than the government, are running high ahead of its monetary policy review that kicked off today. Will the MPC go for a yet another rate cut even while banks remain reluctant to pass on the benefits to the consumers? Apart from rate cut, what more can the central bank do to kickstart economy? We find out this and more in this special podcast with Aditi Nayar, Principal Economist at ICRA. Listen in!

    1. What are your expectations from RBI's money policy review? Inflation is showing an uptick, interest rates have already fallen quite a bit. What can the central bank do now?

    2. The problem in the economy is clearly on the demand side now. What more can RBI do to address it? Or would you say the ball is in the government's court now?

    3. What are the key pain points of the economy at this moment? Is lack of liquidity an issue now?
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