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Growth push: RBI may cut rate by 25 bps today but a pause likely due to inflation

Sep 29, 2015

Growth push: RBI may cut rate by 25 bps today but a pause likely due to inflation

Rajan is unlikely to heed the calls from the North Block for a bigger dose of rate cut since there are factors that feeds the fear of potential resurgence in inflation #Inflation #RBI #Monetary policy #Interest rate #Rate cut #InMyOpnion #bi-monthly policy review
Iran deal comfort: RBI has room for surprise rate cut on Aug 4 to beat slowdown blues

Jul 20, 2015

Iran deal comfort: RBI has room for surprise rate cut on Aug 4 to beat slowdown blues

Even though the reason for poor growth lies in absence of investments and slow reforms than monetary policy, a rate cut can certainly offer some positive sentiment to the industries and lower their borrowing costs #Inflation #IIP #Economic growth #corporate earnings #RBI rate cut #Iran Nuclear deal #Growth Revival #monetary policy review
Rate cut next week? Some believe Rajan will surprise again though macros don't favour

Mar 31, 2015

Rate cut next week? Some believe Rajan will surprise again though macros don't favour

There arent any convincing data between last policy and now that makes a case for a rate cut. But there is surely a consensus building up #Inflation #RBI #Interest rates #crude oil prices #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #monetary policy review #Yemen crisis #inflation expectation
Lower interest rates won't solve anything. Rajan is right in keeping rates unchanged

Sep 30, 2014

Lower interest rates won't solve anything. Rajan is right in keeping rates unchanged

Today with the RBI deciding to keep the repo rate unchanged at 8 per cent in the fourth bi-monthly monetary policy, the interest-rate-wallahs will be at it again. #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Banks #Government #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Cars #Growth #SLR #homes #loans #corporates #Policy Review #structural reform #India
Live: RBI keeps rates unchanged; no worries about Coalgate verdict, say banks

Sep 30, 2014

Live: RBI keeps rates unchanged; no worries about Coalgate verdict, say banks

We track the latest updates as the RBI is set to announce its bi-monthly monetary policy decision today. #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #SLR #Policy Review
Highlights: RBI continues inflation fight, keeps policy rate, key ratios intact

Sep 30, 2014

Highlights: RBI continues inflation fight, keeps policy rate, key ratios intact

The central bank it its fourth bi-monthly policy review cautioned that there are upside risks to food inflation, despite the current softening trend #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #SLR #Policy Review
Two reasons why Raghuram Rajan will not cut policy rate today

Sep 30, 2014

Two reasons why Raghuram Rajan will not cut policy rate today

The RBI may opt to lower the statutory liquidity ratio (SLR), the portion of funds banks need to invest in government bonds. #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #SLR #Policy Review
RBI, finance ministry begin talks on monetary policy framework

Aug 10, 2014

RBI, finance ministry begin talks on monetary policy framework

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has started preliminary discussions with the finance ministry on monetary policy framework, which includes targeting consumer price index-based inflation, governor Raghuram Rajan on Sunday said. #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Repo rate #Growth #SLR #Policy Review
RBI cuts SLR to 65-year-low: Why Raghuram Rajan is indeed a rock star

Aug 05, 2014

RBI cuts SLR to 65-year-low: Why Raghuram Rajan is indeed a rock star

By gradually phasing out SLR, the RBI is taking Indian economy out of the so-called financial repression. #Inflation #RBI #CRR #Interest rate #Repo rate #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #SLR #Policy Review