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RBI may have done well to pause

Dec 19, 2013

RBI may have done well to pause

The criticism of Raghuram Rajan may have been a bit too harsh. #Economy #India #RBI #Raghuram Rajan #LetterstoFP #MSF
Dear Rajan, answer to inflation lies in agricultural market reforms

Dec 19, 2013

Dear Rajan, answer to inflation lies in agricultural market reforms

Perhaps the answer to this inflation cycle lies away from economics and more into agricultural market reforms #Inflation #RBI #Interest rates #Rate hike #Raghuram Rajan #LetterstoFP
RBI naive to think inflation will come down

Dec 19, 2013

RBI naive to think inflation will come down

The inflation will be higher as long as the government continues to increase the prices of diesel as it is the fuel for 80 percent of the economy. #Inflation #Economy #RBI #Raghuram Rajan #LetterstoFP
Banking licences: Were Tatas hoping to change the rules mid way?

Nov 28, 2013

Banking licences: Were Tatas hoping to change the rules mid way?

Many corporate were hoping for relaxation of RBI rules for a couple of years, and when they realized RBI is not going to relax any norms, some of them are now backing out #RBI #Tata Sons #Tata #Banking Licences
Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

Aug 28, 2013

Rupee at 68: Why RBI should reverse its illogical measures

The RBI has no reason to continue with its tight liquidity policy that it introduced on the 15 July when the rupee was trading at levels of around 60. #BSE Sensex #InMyOpinion #PolicyWatch #Food Security Bill #Bond market #Indian rupee #Syrian crisis #RBI policies
Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Aug 13, 2013

Why choking growth will not help save the rupee

Is there a way out of this mess or is time the only healer? The latter seems to be the more plausible answer but pain caused by the current economic conditions will be high. #Economy #RBI #Rupee #ConnectTheDots #Growth #Current Account Deficit #Indian currency
Only reining in dollar demand, building buffers will help rupee now

Aug 12, 2013

Only reining in dollar demand, building buffers will help rupee now

What do we do about the rupee? This is a question that is nagging everyone because notwithstanding all the measures that have been invoked so far to stabilise the rupee, it just keeps slipping downwards. #RBI #Rupee #FDI #FII #CurrencyWatch #Gold Import
Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

Aug 07, 2013

Raghuram Rajan as RBI chief may have some surprises up his sleeve

He takes over the reins of the central bank at a time when the economy is going downhill, the Indian Rupee (INR) is on a free fall, equity and bond markets are nervous and the government at the centre wants quick fixes before the 2014 general elections. #RBI #D. Subbarao #Rupee #WhatNext #Raghuram Rajan #PolicyWatch #RBI Governor
Waiting for Godot: Will RBI's wait for a stable rupee be endless?

Jul 30, 2013

Waiting for Godot: Will RBI's wait for a stable rupee be endless?

The INR has depreciated by over 25 percent over the last couple of years on the back of many factors including fiscal and current account deficits, rising inflation and falling GDP growth, strength in the US economy relative to the rest of the world and expectations of the US Federal Reserve (Fed) withdrawing its asset purchase program sooner than later. #Inflation #GDP #RBI #Rupee #PolicyWatch #RBI policy
RBI has given a good entry point for bond fund investors

Jul 19, 2013

RBI has given a good entry point for bond fund investors

The long term outlook for bond yields is positive while the short term outlook is uncertain. #HowThisWorks #RBI #liquidity #Rupee fall #Bond fund