Articles by Ajay Shah
Dec 03, 2011
The RBI should forget forex rates and focus on inflationEverything you wanted to know about the rupee market and how it is behaving now.
Nov 18, 2011
A guide to the eurozone crisisThe only viable solution to the euro crisis is for Germany to take the lead to bail out the rest. But it seems unwilling to do so.
Oct 24, 2011
Raising rates will bring down inflation: Here's whyIf the RBI's anti-inflationary stand had been credible, it would work better than trying to be all things to all people
Oct 17, 2011
The RBI has failed us on inflation: Time for a rethinkThe RBI's anti-inflationary credentials have been suspect since 2006. It did much better during Rangarajan's time in the 1990s, when the credibility of monetary policy was high.
Oct 07, 2011
Why should finance minister put fresh equity in SBI?Government-owned banks like SBI should not think it is their right to equity when they need it. They need to do more to plough back retained earnings.
Sep 26, 2011
Why the RBI will not mess with the rupeeOne should expect greater volatility in the rupee-dollar exchange rates. The RBI cannot defend its value since it is simply not worth it.
Sep 20, 2011
Some interesting readings from the WebAjay Shah recommends interesting reads from the media and elsewhere.
Sep 08, 2011
Are NDA's pension reforms about to be reversed?The UPA government seems to be reversing a key pension reform - defined contribution rather than defined benefit - that will shift huge costs to the exchequer
Aug 30, 2011
Vijay Kelkar - the man behind many reformsVijay Kelkar was the man behind many of India's far-reaching reforms - from fiscal responsibility to tax reforms. Boundless optimism was the key to his indefatigable efforts
Aug 10, 2011
Delivering the right financial advice to householdsMost financial products are mis-sold in the urban areas. But in one rural areas, Pudhuaaru KGFS is trying a new tack based on an keen understanding of a household's actual finances before rendering advice.