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Stingy banks: 70 lenders yet to reduce rate despite two cuts by RBI

Apr 28, 2015

Stingy banks: 70 lenders yet to reduce rate despite two cuts by RBI

The reduction in base rates has been in the range of 0.1-0.5 percent so far #Inflation #RBI #Interest rates #public sector banks #Private banks #Rate cut
India's export crash in March is not a one-off; there are no quick-fixes for this

Apr 18, 2015

India's export crash in March is not a one-off; there are no quick-fixes for this

The sharp dip in March exports is unlikely to be a one-off event. The world is going to remain a difficult place to sell to in the foreseeable future, and there are no quick-fixes for improving the competitiveness of Indian exports #Inflation #GDP #IIP #global slowdown #imports #Rupee-dollar rate #Export Crash
Negative inflation 5 months in a row: Forget RBI rate cut, govt may have to soon junk old WPI

Apr 16, 2015

Negative inflation 5 months in a row: Forget RBI rate cut, govt may have to soon junk old WPI

The Wholesale Prices Index has fallen five months in a row when retail inflation has risen in four of those five months. Clearly, one of them is clearly misleading, and it could be the WPI #Inflation #GDP #UPA #WPI #CPI #retail inflation #Data Confusion
With more banks expected to follow ICICI and Axis on rate cuts, is it time for RBI to ease further?

Apr 15, 2015

With more banks expected to follow ICICI and Axis on rate cuts, is it time for RBI to ease further?

With banks falling in line somewhat, the first hurdle for future rate cuts is cleared; but the critical factor is the rains and crude prices #Inflation #RBI #Interest rate #ICICI Bank #SBI #Economic growth #Axis Bank #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #crude oil price
'TRAI this neutralicious snack': Amul's new ad supports net neutrality

Apr 14, 2015

'TRAI this neutralicious snack': Amul's new ad supports net neutrality

As the debate over net neutrality hots up, and more recently, Flipkart backs out of their deal with Airtel Zero over it, Amul's new ad supports the cause. #India #Twitter #Ad #Amul #"Inertial Inflation" #Net neutrality #neutralicious

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Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

Dec 09, 2013

Just chill! Fed taper is more positive than negative for India

The reason is that a stronger US economy will lead to the Fed lowering and stopping its $85 billion a month bond purchase programme in the coming months. #United States #Inflation #ToWhatEffect #Ben Bernanke #Federal Reserve #Janet Yellen #rate guidance
Gold is in pause mode: 2012 may not see decisive moves

Mar 24, 2012

Gold is in pause mode: 2012 may not see decisive moves

The long term rally in gold may be in for a substantial period of consolidation if past price action of the precious metal is anything to go by. #Inflation #ThisisNext #Gold #United States dollar