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Rupee opens at a five month low

Aug 08, 2014

Rupee opens at a five month low

The rupee dropped to its weakest level in five months on Friday morning, weighed down by geo-political tensions around the globe with concerns about the continuation of foreign fund inflows into local debt and equities also hurting sentiment. #Finance #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #Debt #Rupee #Currency #Indian currency #rupee hits a low
Closely monitoring price situation, taking steps controlling inflation Sitharaman

Aug 01, 2014

Closely monitoring price situation, taking steps controlling inflation Sitharaman

As per the latest WPI data, inflation in 31 essential commodities has moderated to 6.05 percent in June as against 9.27 percent in the same month last year. #Inflation #Economy #Lok Sabha #TheySaidIt #Nirmala Sitharaman #Reserve Bank #Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee Acts
Proper food management will help curb price rise, says Rajan

Jun 17, 2014

Proper food management will help curb price rise, says Rajan

The Reserve Bank today said it is closely watching inflation situation and hoped that proper food management will help in easing of food prices. #Inflation #food inflation #Reserve Bank of India #TheySaidIt #Raghuram Rajan #Price Rise
RBI's '007' Raghuram Rajan faces pro-growth boss in PM Modi

May 30, 2014

RBI's '007' Raghuram Rajan faces pro-growth boss in PM Modi

This month's decisive election win by the pro-growth Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) shifts the power dynamics. Now, investors and voters are looking to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stir India's economy from its prolonged torpor, putting Rajan and Modi on a collision course if inflation stays high. #Inflation #BJP #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #Narendra Modi #NewsTracker #Economic growth #Arun Jaitley #Raghuram Rajan
Despite sluggish growth, RBI likely to keep rates steady: report

May 28, 2014

Despite sluggish growth, RBI likely to keep rates steady: report

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to keep monetary policy steady in June despite sluggish economic activity as inflation remains elevated, a Reuters poll showed on Wednesday. #Inflation #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #Interest rates #NewsTracker

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How long can govt be on RBI life support?

Feb 03, 2012

How long can govt be on RBI life support?

Repercussions of withdrawing support is the sharp fall in public spending as markets punish the govt for its excesses by taking up bond yields to levels where servicing debt becomes unsustainable. #HowThisWorks #Finance #RBI #Reserve Bank of India #stockmarket #Italy #European Central Bank #NotJobsButPassion
Subbarao faces tight balancing act on interest rates

Jan 23, 2012

Subbarao faces tight balancing act on interest rates

The RBI boss, who will unveil a review of Monetary Policy on 24 January, has a tough tightrope walk to execute this time. #WhyNow #Reserve Bank of India #Duvvuri Subbarao #Interest rates

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Subbarao faces tight balancing act on interest rates

Aug 20, 2014

Fed minutes signal growing pressure to raise interest rates sooner

Federal Reserve officials at their last policy meeting debated an earlier-than-expected move in raising interest rates, suggesting the central bank may be shifting to a more aggressive stance in light of the recent pick-up in job growth and inflation...
Subbarao faces tight balancing act on interest rates

Aug 20, 2014

Fed Fine-Tuned Rate Liftoff, Balance Sheet Reduction Strategy in July Meeting

Members of the Federal Reserve’s policy-setting board honed their strategy for eventually hiking interest rates and reducing the central bank’s massive balance sheet at the late-July meeting, minutes show...
Subbarao faces tight balancing act on interest rates

Aug 12, 2014

South Africa Has Bailed Out A Predatory Lender

Failed banks are not solely the province of rich Western countries, it seems. South African's African Bank has fallen by the wayside and been rescued by the South African Reserve Bank in conjunction with the Ministry of Finance...