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RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists
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RBI may not follow Fed with rate cut next month; rally in bond yields likely to prove premature: Economists

The RBI has repeatedly said there is space for more rate cuts if inflation eases. The February reading, to be released later in the month, might prove critical.

Payment of AGR dues by telecom companies to bring down fiscal deficit to 3.5% in current fiscal, says economists
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Payment of AGR dues by telecom companies to bring down fiscal deficit to 3.5% in current fiscal, says economists

Payment of adjusted gross revenue dues of Rs 1.20 lakh crore by telcos will reduce the fiscal deficit for 2019-20 to 3.5 percent of the GDP from the revised estimate of 3.8 percent of the GDP, economists at SBI said on Monday

RBI to hold rates until late this year on rising inflation concerns; fiscal boost likely: Report
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RBI to hold rates until late this year on rising inflation concerns; fiscal boost likely: Report

While the RBI was the most aggressively dovish major central bank in Asia, slashing rates by a cumulative 135 basis points last year, it paused unexpectedly in December on inflation concerns

CPI inflation at over 5-year high: RBI likely to be cautious before next rate cut; has a tough task ahead to balance growth, rising prices
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CPI inflation at over 5-year high: RBI likely to be cautious before next rate cut; has a tough task ahead to balance growth, rising prices

With retail inflation for December at 7.35 percent, the central bank will be in a cautious mode before considering further rate cuts in policy despite a slowing economy

RBI to cut rates again in August for fourth month in a row as doves prevail, predicts poll
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RBI to cut rates again in August for fourth month in a row as doves prevail, predicts poll

The last time the RBI delivered so many back-to-back cuts was after the global financial crisis over a decade ago

Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 22 June to deliberate on economic policy roadmap
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Narendra Modi to meet economists, sectoral experts on 22 June to deliberate on economic policy roadmap

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with leading economists and experts on Saturday to deliberate on economic policy roadmap for promoting growth and employment generation

Union Budget 2019: Economists seek tax reforms, measures for jobs, investments in meeting with Nirmala Sitharaman
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Union Budget 2019: Economists seek tax reforms, measures for jobs, investments in meeting with Nirmala Sitharaman

Further simplification of GST, implementation of the direct tax code, initiating job-oriented growth measures and maintaining fiscal prudence were some of the key suggestions made by economists for the ensuing Budget to Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Friday

Narendra Modi's big win will see continuity of macroeconomic policy, but pursuing reforms a major challenge, say economists
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Narendra Modi's big win will see continuity of macroeconomic policy, but pursuing reforms a major challenge, say economists

Steller performance of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's BJP with another large parliamentary majority will see the continuity of macroeconomic policy in the next five years but the key economic challenge now is to continue reforms, brokerages and economists said on Thursday

Congress vows to 'clean up' economic data gathering if it wins Lok Sabha polls amid concerns over official economic data
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Congress vows to 'clean up' economic data gathering if it wins Lok Sabha polls amid concerns over official economic data

Congress leader P Chidambaram said on Monday that the party will review how economic data is collected and interpreted if it wins the Lok Sabha election, amid doubts over the reliability of official data

Economists, investors increasingly show little or no confidence in India’s official economic data
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Economists, investors increasingly show little or no confidence in India’s official economic data

Economists and investors are increasingly showing that they have little or no confidence in India’s official economic data – presenting whoever is elected as the next prime minister with an immediate problem

Implementation of minimum income scheme proposed by Congress not an easy task, say experts
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Implementation of minimum income scheme proposed by Congress not an easy task, say experts

Financing Congress President Rahul Gandhi's minimum income scheme, aiming to lift five crore families or 25 crore people out of poverty, may be an uphill task, said several leading economists and social scientists.

Economists vs CAs: Statistics, scriptures can be tweaked to win over rivals, but what matters is the ground reality
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Economists vs CAs: Statistics, scriptures can be tweaked to win over rivals, but what matters is the ground reality

Mirrors don’t lie but statistics can especially given the leeway available to the compiler of data to interpret them to further his cause or viewpoint.

131 CAs debunk concerns of economists over political interference in data estimation; claim country poised for higher growth
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131 CAs debunk concerns of economists over political interference in data estimation; claim country poised for higher growth

The appeal by the economists come against the backdrop of controversy over revision of gross domestic product numbers and withholding employment data by the NSSO.

Economists' warning signal: To regain India's data credibility, govt should withdraw faulty GDP back series, release NSSO job numbers
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Economists' warning signal: To regain India's data credibility, govt should withdraw faulty GDP back series, release NSSO job numbers

The Mundle series showed that the GDP growth had actually touched the double-digit mark, India has been desperately hoping for, in 2006-07.

Economists, social scientists concerned over political interference in statistical data estimation
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Economists, social scientists concerned over political interference in statistical data estimation

Expressing concerns over "political interference" in influencing statistical data in India, as many as 108 economists and social scientists Thursday called for restoration of "institutional independence" and integrity to the statistical organisations

GST collections: Statistics belie potential but Narendra Modi govt's tax reform is still a work in progress
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GST collections: Statistics belie potential but Narendra Modi govt's tax reform is still a work in progress

Indeed GST collections statistics belie the potential of GST i.e., what is in store for the nation from this historic makeover to the one-nation-one-tax eschewing the cascading effect.

Rupee breaches 70-mark: Forex restrictions necessary to arrest slide in local currency, says economist
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Rupee breaches 70-mark: Forex restrictions necessary to arrest slide in local currency, says economist

As the rupee on Tuesday hit an all-time low of 70.1 against the US dollar, economists expressed concerns and suggested imposition of "restrictions" to stem the slide.

Urjit Patel says it's not economists job to forecast crises but to explain how mankind behaves
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Urjit Patel says it's not economists job to forecast crises but to explain how mankind behaves

Economists badly criticised for the 2008 global financial crisis saying they had failed to predict the catastrophe on time.

Government could name new chief economic advisor this week; but does the regime need a CEA?
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Government could name new chief economic advisor this week; but does the regime need a CEA?

The problem with advice on economics is that it's more of a recommendation, and while some ideas sound good they may not necessarily be politically feasible, more so in an election year.

June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years, says economists' poll
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June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years, says economists' poll

Indian inflation likely rose to a near two-year high in June, driven by surging oil and food prices, economists' poll showed, a development that would strengthen calls for more monetary policy tightening by the Reserve Bank of India.