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Hawkish RBI helps the govt but not the economy

Mar 19, 2013

Hawkish RBI helps the govt but not the economy

The question the RBI will now have to ask itself is: what purpose will a status quo on policy rates achieve? #RBI #Monetary policy #Mid-Quarter Policy review #Repo Rate Cut
One more rate cut likely in March, feel experts

Jan 29, 2013

One more rate cut likely in March, feel experts

A sharper cut in the repo was warranted, say economists, corporate India #RBI #India Inc #Rate cut #MonetaryPolicy
RBI Policy impact No fireworks for markets this Diwali

Oct 30, 2012

RBI Policy impact No fireworks for markets this Diwali

The markets have nothing to cheer about going forward and will continue to languish until the beginning of 2013 where expectations of rate cuts will start getting priced in to equity and bond levels. #Diwali #Bonds #equity markets #MonetaryPolicy
There is no tradeoff between growth and inflation

Jun 25, 2012

There is no tradeoff between growth and inflation

Some people think that a little higher inflation is better than slower growth. But this is a fallacious argument #Business/Finance #Monetary policy #Stagflation #Tradeoffs #Growth vsInflation
Why Subbarao told the finmin to take a walk

Jun 18, 2012

Why Subbarao told the finmin to take a walk

The latest policy is the clearest signal yet from the RBI that rates can't fall further without a lot of effort from the finance ministry #Pranab Mukherjee #Duvvuri Subbarao #PolicyWatch #MonetaryPolicy
18 June policy RBI is caught between rock and hard place

Jun 01, 2012

18 June policy RBI is caught between rock and hard place

The latest manufacturing PMI number is stable, but inflationary pressures remain #RBI #PolicyWatch #Rate Cuts #Monetary Policy 18 June
Rate cut should lead to fall in deposit, lending rates Subbarao

Apr 17, 2012

Rate cut should lead to fall in deposit, lending rates Subbarao

RBI governor Subbarao says India's growth-inflation dynamics determined the rate action, but his estimates are not cast in stone" #Business/Finance #D. Subbarao #Q&A #Monetary Policy 2012-13
Subbarao's subtext Govt is the real threat to economy

Jan 24, 2012

Subbarao's subtext Govt is the real threat to economy

Government deficits are the everpresent threats to growth. This is the underlying message in the third quarter monetary policy review #Inflation #RBI #Duvvuri Subbarao #fiscal deficit #Monetary Policy Q3
CRR cut Govt plays spoilsport to more robust market rally

Jan 24, 2012

CRR cut Govt plays spoilsport to more robust market rally

The RBI could have offered a repo rate cut if only the government had achieved some measure of fiscal consolidation. #RBI #CRR #Repo #GDP growth #MonetaryPolicy #NotJobsButPassion
The RBI should not wait; it must cut CRR and rates now

Jan 16, 2012

The RBI should not wait; it must cut CRR and rates now

Since the economy always responds with a lag to rate cuts, the RBI needs to start cutting repo and CRr rates in its 24 January policy #Inflation #RBI #Monetary policy #CRR #Macroview #Repo Cut #NotJobsButPassion