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India's fiscal easing constrained by high debt: Moody's

Jul 11, 2016

India's fiscal easing constrained by high debt: Moody's

Moody's said India's exports to UK were 0.4 percent of the GDP in 2015 while shipments to European Union make up for 1.7 percent #GDP #European Union #Fiscal policy #Moody's Investors Service
Why Arun Jaitley should not develop a fiscal deficit obsession in budget 2015-16

Dec 09, 2014

Why Arun Jaitley should not develop a fiscal deficit obsession in budget 2015-16

Europe and Japan have followed the US in easing up monetary policy while trying to run a tighter fiscal ship. It has resulted in less growth and more asset inflation. India should avoid the same trap. #Monetary policy #Eurozone #Arun Jaitley #Fiscal policy #Nouriel Roubini #Union Budget 2015-16 #Finance Budget 2015
Good news: Whether RBI cuts it or not, lending rate is headed downwards

Nov 06, 2014

Good news: Whether RBI cuts it or not, lending rate is headed downwards

The current deposit rate cut spree will most likely be succeeded by reduction in lending rates across segments and even in base rates of banks if the credit growth remains subdued and economic revival takes longer than expected #Inflation #Economy #RBI #Monetary policy #WPI #Fiscal policy #Growth #Credit Growth #Rate Cuts
Why India Inc must stop whining about interest rates and start cutting retail prices

Oct 18, 2014

Why India Inc must stop whining about interest rates and start cutting retail prices

Fiscal and monetary policies are important in the fight against inflation. But, surely, corporates can do their bit by cutting down retail prices to drive demand? They have to change their high-margin mindsets #Inflation #RBI #Monetary policy #WPI #Fiscal policy #Rate Cuts
Not draconian changes, India needs to cut debt in 5-6 yrs: Montek

Dec 27, 2013

Not draconian changes, India needs to cut debt in 5-6 yrs: Montek

India should reduce its debt within 5-6 years by putting fiscal policy on the right path, but "draconian changes" are not the answer, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said. #Economy #GDP #Montek Singh Ahluwalia #TheySaidIt #Fiscal policy #Growth #GST
Monetary and fiscal policy have to move in tandem: RBI

Oct 16, 2012

Monetary and fiscal policy have to move in tandem: RBI

Terming fiscal deficit as "one of the major concerns", RBI Deputy Governor H R Khan today said the monetary and fiscal policy have to move in tandem. #RBI #Monetary policy #TheySaidIt #Fiscal policy
Fiscal, monetary policies should move in tandem: FM

Aug 06, 2012

Fiscal, monetary policies should move in tandem: FM

Attracting investment is key to start growth engine, he said, adding public sector undertakings with surplus cash will be encouraged to invest. #Finance minister #P. Chidambaram #TheySaidIt #Fiscal policy
Govt in no mood for a general stimulus package: Rangarajan

Jun 29, 2012

Govt in no mood for a general stimulus package: Rangarajan

Chairman of Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council C Rangarajan said that the government is determined to contain fiscal deficit and ruled out stimulus for all sectors. #Fiscal policy #Public finance #Subsidy #Deficit #PolicyWatch
Falling crude, normal rain to help revive growth: Pranab

Jun 04, 2012

Falling crude, normal rain to help revive growth: Pranab

Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is trying to assuage the country's sentiment saying that the falling crude oil prices the anticipated normal rains is a positive sign for country although he admitted that the government does not have enough headroom for proactive fiscal policy. #Pranab Mukherjee #Economy of India #Fiscal policy #TheySaid
Will we see a US-Europe double steroid stimulus now?

May 24, 2012

Will we see a US-Europe double steroid stimulus now?

Even while we wait for the Greek tragedy and EU stimulus to unfold, its time to look at what the US will do to stimulate its flagging economy. #Inflation #Federal Reserve System #Eurozone #Fiscal policy #Quantitative easing