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RBI to announce monetary policy review on Tuesday

Jan 29, 2016

RBI to announce monetary policy review on Tuesday

Reserve Bank will announce its sixth Bimonthly Monetary Policy Review on February 2, the last before presentation of the Union Budget amid clamour for rate cut to give a boost to the economy. #RBI #Monetary policy #CRR #Interest rate #Repo #Raghuram Rajan #RBI Governor
RBI leaves policy rates untouched on renewed inflation worries, but keeps rate cut hopes alive

Dec 01, 2015

RBI leaves policy rates untouched on renewed inflation worries, but keeps rate cut hopes alive

The governor said will monitor developments on the commodity prices, including food and oil and external developments in its future policy formulations #Inflation #Economy #GDP #RBI #CRR #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #policy
RBI issues gold deposit norms, gives banks freehand in fixing interest rate

Oct 23, 2015

RBI issues gold deposit norms, gives banks freehand in fixing interest rate

As per the RBI guidelines, there will be provision for premature withdrawal subject to a minimum lock-in period and penalty to be determined by individual banks #CRR #Interest rate #Banks #SLR #gold monetisation scheme #gold deposits
Stock markets have no immunity: What China learns after the great fall

Aug 26, 2015

Stock markets have no immunity: What China learns after the great fall

The situation is a tad similar to what happened when the erstwhile Soviet Union was just coming out of communism. #Sensex #Bombay Stock Exchange #Economy #CRR #ConnectTheDots #People's Bank of China #Shanghai Stock Exchange Composite Index
Behind interest rates: Are we reading too much into credit policy reviews?

Aug 05, 2015

Behind interest rates: Are we reading too much into credit policy reviews?

The question we can really ask is whether we are barking up the wrong tree by just looking at one component i.e. interest rates, which accounts for just between 2-3 percent of overall costs? #Inflation #Economy #RBI #CRR #InMyOpinion #CPI #Internal rate of return
 Gold monetization scheme: Why offering higher rate of interest is critical for its success

Jun 08, 2015

Gold monetization scheme: Why offering higher rate of interest is critical for its success

Going by the draft, under the GMS, an individual or entity can walk into a test centre and gets the gold melted, purity assessed and converted into bars, against which the bank will issue a certificate to the holder. #HowThisWorks #CRR #SLR #Cash reserve ratio #Statutory Liquidity Ratio #Fixed Deposit #Gold Monetization Scheme
Will Raghuram Rajan cut repo rate by 25 bps? 3 likely scenarios in RBI policy today

Jun 02, 2015

Will Raghuram Rajan cut repo rate by 25 bps? 3 likely scenarios in RBI policy today

Most economists expect Rajan to cut repo rate, the rate at which it lends short-term funds to banks #CRR #Interest rate #Raghuram Rajan #Rate cut #RBI policy #bank lending
 Not just rate cuts, bankers feel RBI should deliver more for credit growth

May 28, 2015

Not just rate cuts, bankers feel RBI should deliver more for credit growth

Commercial banks blame the central bank's tight grip on liquidity for keeping the cost of funds high, a claim Governor Raghuram Rajan dismissed as "nonsense" at the April policy review. #HowThisWorks #Economy #RBI #CRR #Rupee #Raghuram Rajan #Credit Growth #loans