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Rockstar Rajan's first rate cut: Decoding the surprise element

Jan 15, 2015

Rockstar Rajan's first rate cut: Decoding the surprise element

Rajan has been under pressure both from the government and industries to go for an early rate cut #Inflation #RBI #Interest rates #ConnectTheDots #Growth #Rate cut #revival #investment cycle #Policy rate #borrowing cost
RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75%: All you need to know

Jan 15, 2015

RBI cuts repo rate by 25 basis points to 7.75%: All you need to know

The move is expected to bring down the borrowing cost in the economy, which industry and the government think is necessary to support the wobbly economy #Economy #Inflation #RBI #Interest rate #Repo rate #ListsEtc #Growth #Policy rate #crude oil price
Rate hike to fight inflation, not global sell-off Rajan

Jan 29, 2014

Rate hike to fight inflation, not global sell-off Rajan

Preserving in the domestic context means bringing inflation under control. Once we do that, we believe investor confidence naturally follows," he said. #Inflation #Emerging markets #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #TheySaidIt #Raghuram Rajan #Policy rate
Raghuram Rajan did the right thing - but it's not enough

Jan 29, 2014

Raghuram Rajan did the right thing - but it's not enough

The repo rate hike in the monetary policy sends the right signal, but it is simply not enough to turn the tide against inflation #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #InMyOpinion #Raghuram Rajan #Urjit Patel #Policy rate
Decoder Why Rajan hiked policy rates in RBI monetary policy

Jan 29, 2014

Decoder Why Rajan hiked policy rates in RBI monetary policy

There seems to be some certainty that the RBI will be going after inflation through policy changes on the assumption that this will finally help to revive growth. If this path is followed policy approach will be easier to discern and the fact that there will be 6 reviews/policies as against 8 will mean less frequent changes. #Inflation #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #ConnectTheDots #WPI #Raghuram Rajan #CPI #Urjit Patel #Policy rate
As Rahul keeps country busy, Rajan springs a 25 bps hike surprise

Jan 29, 2014

As Rahul keeps country busy, Rajan springs a 25 bps hike surprise

The policy statement has several references to the Patel committee and points to the glide path for disinflation suggested by it, wherein the objective is to have an 8 percent CPI by January 2015 and below 6 percent CPI level by January 2016. #Inflation #GDP #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #Repo rate #WPI #Raghuram Rajan #Current Account Deficit #PolicyWatch #PMEAC #CPI #Urjit Patel #Policy rate #MSF #Mid Quarter Review
RBI should focus on growth instead of inflation, says India Inc

Jan 28, 2014

RBI should focus on growth instead of inflation, says India Inc

Reserve Bank Governor Raghuram Rajan today again surprised the markets by raising key policy rate by 0.25 percent to 8 percent in a bid to curb inflation, a move that may translate into higher EMIs and push up the cost of borrowing for corporates. #Inflation #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #ASSOCHAM #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #PolicyWatch #CII #Policy rate
Lower inflation may give RBI room to hold policy rate: Poll

Jan 23, 2014

Lower inflation may give RBI room to hold policy rate: Poll

The median consensus from the poll showed 45 of 50 economists expect the repo rate to be kept unchanged at the meeting and held steady until September before being cut by 25 basis points in the last quarter. #Inflation #GDP #P. Chidambaram #Reserve Bank of India #NewsTracker #Repo rate #WPI #Raghuram Rajan #CPI #policy rates