Inflation Targeting

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Going negative? As US-China trade war rages, central banks ponder radical steps to shield economies
Business

Going negative? As US-China trade war rages, central banks ponder radical steps to shield economies

The US-China tariff war has hurt global supply chains and manufacturing activity, slowing growth in export-reliant Asian economies

Operational independence of central banks like RBI key for carrying out responsibilities: IMF
Business

Operational independence of central banks like RBI key for carrying out responsibilities: IMF

The RBI played a vital role in ensuring economic and financial stability, and was an important counterpart and partner for the IMF, Gerry Rice, IMF Director, Communication, said

Alvida na kehna: RBI staff's emotional adieu to Raghuram Rajan in a rangoli
Business

Alvida na kehna: RBI staff's emotional adieu to Raghuram Rajan in a rangoli

As S Gurumurthy tweeted, "RBI chief, not Fed or ECB chiefs can get such memorable, loving symbols"

Inflation targeting monetary policy positive for India, says Moody's
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Inflation targeting monetary policy positive for India, says Moody's

Moody's said an explicit inflation target can help anchor inflation expectations and hence actual inflation at moderate levels

Govt pegs inflation target at 4% for 5 years; economists welcome decision
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Govt pegs inflation target at 4% for 5 years; economists welcome decision

Economists have welcomed the decision of the government to retain the inflation target

CPI inflation at 5.77% should ring alarm bells for new RBI governor
Business

CPI inflation at 5.77% should ring alarm bells for new RBI governor

At no cost should the government dilute/ revise the inflation targeting as currently pursued by the central bank

Can't fault Raghuram Rajan for various 'wrongs': Arun Shourie weighs in on debate
Business

Can't fault Raghuram Rajan for various 'wrongs': Arun Shourie weighs in on debate

Shourie also said he will be the last person to know whether Rajan will stay or go

Forget Subramanian Swamy's barbs, Modi has reasons to extend Rajan's term
Business

Forget Subramanian Swamy's barbs, Modi has reasons to extend Rajan's term

Modi should ensure that Rajan continues at the central bank in the larger interest of the economy

Urjit Patel — Raghuram Rajan’s lieutenant in inflation battle
Business

Urjit Patel — Raghuram Rajan’s lieutenant in inflation battle

Urjit Patel was instrumental in reshaping India’s monetary policy targeting inflation control

Deflation or inflation? Arvind Subramanian is more right than Raghuram Rajan on this
Business

Deflation or inflation? Arvind Subramanian is more right than Raghuram Rajan on this

There is a case for cutting interest rates now, but even if Rajan holds back, the finance ministry can reflate the economy on its own

RBI's new role: Four reasons why Subbarao opposed inflation targeting
Business

RBI's new role: Four reasons why Subbarao opposed inflation targeting

The role of Indian central bank in setting the monetary policy, as we know, has changed. The answer to what extent lies in the final structure of the MPC

With govt getting a say, RBI’s inflation fighting will never be the same
Business

With govt getting a say, RBI’s inflation fighting will never be the same

The new set-up will help the RBI escape from the mud-slinging from the finance ministry every time there is rate hike, but will also reduce its powers

Inflation hits 33-month low of 6.46%: Why RBI won't get carried away and cut rates just yet
Economy

Inflation hits 33-month low of 6.46%: Why RBI won't get carried away and cut rates just yet

Chances for lower August CPI number triggering an early rate cut are highly unlikely on account of these three factors

Old policy, new bottle: RBI-govt pact on targeting inflation won't change much
Finance

Old policy, new bottle: RBI-govt pact on targeting inflation won't change much

The government and the RBI should give legislative backing to their efforts to arrive at an inflation target. Merely singing an agreement means such goals will be limited to the lifetime of a government

Only smoke, no fire: Modi-Rajan tussle on CPI inflation unlikely. Here's why
Economy

Only smoke, no fire: Modi-Rajan tussle on CPI inflation unlikely. Here's why

The new structure will be based on sound economic reasoning and not subjected to extreme political compulsions

Rajan and Chidu bury one hatchet on inflation targets, but other hatchets remain
Economy

Rajan and Chidu bury one hatchet on inflation targets, but other hatchets remain

The RBI and the finance ministry agree that former should not set inflation targets on its own, but this does not mean everything is hunky-dory between them.

Take firm action against onion hoarders, Centre tells states
India

Take firm action against onion hoarders, Centre tells states

The Centre today said the price spike in onions is due to artificial scarcity and asked the state governments to take firm action against hoarders.

Subbarao's signal: Done enough, time for govt to act
Economy

Subbarao's signal: Done enough, time for govt to act

Despite all the clamour for a rate cut, RBI stands firm saying macro conditions are from comfortable and hints govt has not kept its side of the deal<br /><br />

Highlights of RBI's monetary policy
Economy

Highlights of RBI's monetary policy

A cut in interest rates, according to the RBI, would further exacerbate inflation rather than push growth forward.