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The birthday letter Narendra Modi didn't write to Raghuram Rajan

Feb 05, 2016

The birthday letter Narendra Modi didn't write to Raghuram Rajan

In the letter he didnt write, PM Modi hopes Rajan would some day join his government #Economy #GDP #RBI #WPI #Raghuram Rajan #GST #capital outflow #CPI #PM Modi
Ten factors that mattered most for Indian economy in 2015

Dec 22, 2015

Ten factors that mattered most for Indian economy in 2015

Stock market experts keep promising higher numbers because someone has to buy relentlessly to take it there. They now tell you that 35,000 will happen in 2016 #Sensex #Inflation #RBI #WPI #US Fed #GST #Yuan #CPI #Rate cut #Digital India #Swachh Bharat #bankruptcy code #stalled projects #Chinese slowdown
Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit

Dec 15, 2015

Decoding 5.4% retail inflation: As food prices soar, rural India is worst hit

One thing is for sure, the current rate spiral is inflicting more pain on the rural India than it does on people in urban centres #food prices #WPI #CPI #retail inflation #Vegetable prices #pulse prices #whole sale inflation
For 13th month in row WPI is in negative but food inflation rears its head

Dec 14, 2015

For 13th month in row WPI is in negative but food inflation rears its head

This would also mean that monetary policy has no big role to play in dealing with this problem #Inflation #WPI #Pulses #foods inflation #vegetab;e prices #supply-side pressures
Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles

Dec 14, 2015

Wholesale price inflation rises to (-)1.99% in November on costlier food articles

Deflationary trend eased in November with WPI inflation moving up to (-)1.99 per cent as food articles, led by pulses and onion, turned costlier. This is the 13th month in a row when the wholesale inflation remained in the negative territory. It has been in the negative zone since November last year. #Inflation #RBI #food prices #WPI #Onion #vegetables #Pulses
All that glitters in 7.4% GDP is not growth; here's why govt should be worried

Dec 01, 2015

All that glitters in 7.4% GDP is not growth; here's why govt should be worried

The real GDP of India may be close to 8% but ironically it will go on to imply that the country has moved further away from the recovery path #GDP growth #WPI inflation #GDP deflator #Economy #real GDP #nominal GDP #NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Arvind Panagariya
India Inc welcome steady policy rates, but seek full benefit of previous rate cuts

Dec 01, 2015

India Inc welcome steady policy rates, but seek full benefit of previous rate cuts

Want banks to pass on the full benefits in the form of lower lending rates for both consumers and investors to aid economic growth #RBI #Economic growth #Repo rate #GDP growth #WPI inflation #India Inc #bank lending
Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of RBI's monetary policy announcement

Nov 27, 2015

Rajan meets Jaitley ahead of RBI's monetary policy announcement

The benchmark repurchase (repo) rate has subsequently come down from 7.25 percent to 6.75 percent, the lowest in four-and-a-half years. #Inflation #NewsTracker #Repo rate #Arun Jaitley #WPI #Raghuram Rajan
Face to face: CEA prods RBI to look at WPI and cut rate further; Rajan iterates CPI is key

Nov 06, 2015

Face to face: CEA prods RBI to look at WPI and cut rate further; Rajan iterates CPI is key

Both men had worked together at the International Monetary Fund where Rajan was chief economist. #Inflation #RBI #Interest rate #WPI #Raghuram Rajan #Growth #Arvind Subramanian #CPI #CEA