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Feb 14, 2012
Budget 2012: Will the FM think long-term for a change?The reduction of taxes, spending on rural employment and now a food security bill are all short-term measures guaranteed to bring down the country in the long term.
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.
Feb 01, 2012
Why corruption can't drive house prices higher foreverCorruption has become a selling point for builders, while investors justify paying high prices citing corruption. But buying property based on it can only lead to disaster.
Jan 27, 2012
The US takes to inflation targeting - and how!The US Fed has announced an official inflation rate it will be targeting - 2 percent. It proposes to make policy more transparent.
Jan 24, 2012
CRR cut: Govt plays spoilsport to more robust market rallyThe RBI could have offered a repo rate cut if only the government had achieved some measure of fiscal consolidation.
Jan 23, 2012
The euro debt crisis isn't over; it's the ECB opening the tapsYields on eurozone debt have fallen, but don't assume that the crisis is abating. This is just the result of the ECB's liquidity boosting activities.
Jan 19, 2012
Rs 65,000 cr missing money: RBI needs to explain liquidity dropEven after accounting for dollar sales, and extra note printing on the govt's behalf, there is a Rs 65,000 gap in unexplained liquidity demand.
Jan 16, 2012
The RBI should not wait; it must cut CRR and rates nowSince the economy always responds with a lag to rate cuts, the RBI needs to start cutting repo and CRr rates in its 24 January policy
Jan 10, 2012
2012 can see a global equity market rally with euro as the carry trade currencyLow eurozone interest rates and high liquidity from the central bank will can act as a catalyst for carry trades.
Jan 02, 2012
RBI is being sucked into funding the govt's profligacyThe government's fiscal failures are, willy-nilly, being financed by the RBI. But for the central bank, interest rates would have shot through the roof.