MONETARY POLICY COMMITTEE
Time for a rethink on monetary policy: Has inflation targeting failed?
CPI climbing to a 64-month high has brought back the question: is monetary policy suited to tackle inflation?
View: The upcoming Budget and other moves will bring the economy back on track
It is time for commentators on the economy to offer their wish...
‘Farm and Labour Policy Changes Needed for More Equitable Growth’
Even high prices do not benefit farmers as a tiny portion of the price gain...
History behind, Das-led RBI charts new trails sans acrimony
Even as it eased the rates, the RBI slashed growth estimates by an unprecedented 240 basis points since the rate cutting cycle began in February to a low of 5 per cent. The central bank's youngest Deputy Governor ever -- Viral Acharya -- quit six months before his three-year term was to end in June 2019.
RBI purchases Rs 10,000-crore G-Secs, sells Rs 6,825 crore securities via OMOs
Last week, the RBI had announced simultaneous purchase and sale of government securities under OMOs for Rs 10,000 crore each.
MPC members waited to see full impact of rate cuts
Consumer price inflation, which the central bank tracks to make its inflation forecast s rose 4.6 per cent in October, higher than the central bank’s medium term forecast of 4 per cent as food inflation rose 6.9 per cent as onion prices rose 20 per cent.
RBI says govt’s counter-cyclical measures beginning to play out
Budget will provide greater clarity about the further measures taken by the govt, says Das.
Operation Twist: 10-year yield sees biggest fall in 10 weeks
The benchmark dipped 15 basis points pushing prices up.
Brexit side-effect: Nobody wants to be Bank of England governor
The UK may need to settle for an ordinary BOE chief, rather than a superstar.
RBI acted ahead of time in reducing policy rates: Shaktikanta Das
Das called for a coordinated policy effort among all advanced economies to prop the global economy.
Foresaw slump, hence previous rate cuts: Shaktikanta Das
RBI governor Shaktikanta Das told the India Economic Conclave organised by the Times Network that he hopes the RBI’s decision to keep rates unchanged at the last review will prove to be the right step. “In the last MPC meeting when we took a pause, I don’t know why the market said that they were surprised,” he said in Mumbai on Monday.
US-China trade deal, GST Council meet, RBI minutes to guide Dalal Street this week
US agreed to a phase 1 of trade deal with China on Friday, averting Dec 15 round of tariffs.
Moody’s keeps India GDP growth forecast at 5.6%
Growth could be hit as demand has cooled with slow employment growth impacting consumption, co expects 6.6% for ’20 and 6.7% in ’21.
IIP-CPI mix shows India entering 'stagflationary' phase: Analysts
Core inflation, which excludes items like food and fuel, has been on a downward trajectory.
10-year yield surges 5 bps to close at 12-week high
Traders, partly spooked by global rating agency S&P’s warning over a possible downgrade of India’s sovereign rating, continued their selling spree.
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