Two years of Urjit Patel as RBI governor in charts: Falling rupee is a major challenge in third year of his term
Here are six charts that show us how key macroeconomic indicators moved during the two years of RBI governor Urjit Patel
The widening current account deficit and higher interest rates have made the rupee the worst among its Asian peers so far this year.
The forex reserves had touched a record high of $426.028 billion in the week to 13 April, 2018
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With interest rates rising in the USA and the rupee becoming volatile, a vicious circle has emerged where higher outflows of FPI weakens the rupee
The risk factor for the NRIs is the possibility of Indian rupee sliding further at the time of redemption as well as at the time of payment of interest.
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The RBI has to step in now and send signals. Else, the assumption will be that a weaker rupee is acceptable as it provides a boost to exports.
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"India's significant build-up of foreign exchange reserves in recent years to all-time highs provides a support buffer to help mitigate external vulnerability risk," said the US-based rating agency
India's foreign exchange reserves reclaimed the $400-billion mark again, rising by $1.208 billion to touch $400.741 billion in the week to 24 November, according to the weekly data from the Reserve Bank
Forex reserves have been rising with a total accretion of $4.389 billion to the kitty since 14 July, 2017.
In the previous week, the reserves had risen by US $2.68 billion to US $389.06 billion.
The currency management is mostly the RBI's job but the government policies that attract dollar inflows do have an impact on exchange rates
Modi said our markets must show that they were able to successfully raise capital for projects benefiting the vast majority of our population, particularly related to infrastructure
Gold reserves during the week stood at $21.40 billion
The reserves had touched a record high of $371.279 billion after it increased by $3.513 billion in the previous week
Gold reserves remain unchanged at $21.58 billion
Despite global uncertainties, banking sector issues, the economy stands out in terms of growth as compared to other emerging markets and the Indian financial system remains stable, a report released by Reserve Bank today said.
In the wake of plunging markets, finance minister Arun Jaitley also tried to calm down the markets following the mayhem caused by the UK's exit from EU
In the previous week, the reserves had increased by $3.27 billion to hit an all-time high of $363.46 billion
The outflows, though widely anticipated by both markets and policymakers, will present a near-term currency challenge for RBI
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