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Moody's cautions against curbing RBI autonomy on policy rates

Jul 30, 2015

Moody's cautions against curbing RBI autonomy on policy rates

The land acquisition bill is a catalyst to investment, it said, adding passing the bill will improve Indias business environment by speeding up the conversion of land for infrastructure use. #Economy #Inflation #RBI #NewsTracker #Raghuram Rajan #GST #Indian Financial Code #Moody's Analytics
Draft financial code: By undermining RBIs independence, govt is playing with fire

Jul 25, 2015

Draft financial code: By undermining RBIs independence, govt is playing with fire

Stripping the powers of the RBI in doing what it does best will be one of the biggest policy blunders of the Narendra Modi government. The government shouldnt do that #ThatsJustWrong #Inflation #Interest rate #finance ministry #TAC #MPC #RBI independence #Financial Code
Draft financial code: RBI governor may be striped off veto power in rate decision

Jul 24, 2015

Draft financial code: RBI governor may be striped off veto power in rate decision

Currently, the RBI Governor consults a Technical Advisory Committee, but does not necessarily go by the majority opinion while announcing monetary policy stance #Inflation #RBI #Interest rate #finance ministry #TAC #MPC #draft financial code #veto power
Weak monsoon fuels inflation, Onion prices are at a two-year high

Jul 24, 2015

Weak monsoon fuels inflation, Onion prices are at a two-year high

Onion price has jumped to its highest in nearly two years and could fuel food inflation as scant rains delay plantings. #Economy #Inflation #Wholesale Price #Monsoon #Onion
GST rate at 20% good for industry, consumers, say experts

Jul 23, 2015

GST rate at 20% good for industry, consumers, say experts

The Rajya Sabha Select Committee has suggested that the GST rate should not go beyond 20 percent as higher rates could fuel inflation and erode the confidence of consumers in a new indirect tax regime proposed to be rolled out on 1 April 2016. #Economy #GST #fuel inflation #GST Council #revenue neutral rate #Rajya Sabha Select Committee
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
The CPI and WPI are telling us two different stories; here is why both are important

Jul 15, 2015

The CPI and WPI are telling us two different stories; here is why both are important

The divergence between CPI and WPI cannot be an accident. The CPI is a cause for worry; the WPI is a cause for urgent reform and investment. #Inflation #Economic growth #WPI #CPI
June WPI inflation is indeed in negative but here are the signs of worry

Jul 15, 2015

June WPI inflation is indeed in negative but here are the signs of worry

After frontloading the rate cut, the RBI is likely to sit tight for some time though growth is not picking up #food prices #WPI inflation #RBI rate cut #CPI Inflation
Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand stronger

Jul 14, 2015

Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand stronger

The recent data showing weakness in manufacturing and services sectors have also added to the clamour for a rate cut by RBI to propel investments and boost the economy. #Economy #Inflation #RBI #NewsTracker #Wholesale price index #WPI #Consumer price index #Fuel price