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Feb 13, 2019
Retail inflation, IIP growth bring good news for govt, but there may not be immediate rate cutsThe lower inflation rate is even below what the RBI had projected and even today it looks like that the rate will not cross 3 percent this year.
Dec 13, 2018
IIP at 11-month high of 8.1%, CPI drops to 2.33%: Twin numbers signal good news for economyWhile the inflation forecasts have been coming down which gives an indication that they expect price increases to moderate, there is skepticism on core CPI inflation.
Jun 08, 2017
RBI policy: Key interest rates unchanged; inflation, growth projections cutAmong the reasons for the bank's caution were sticky core inflation, and higher government spending if Prime Minister Narendra Modi heeds farmers' calls to forgive their debts
Mar 15, 2017
Hardening inflation, Q3 GDP numbers show rate panel's stance in February was rightThe Q3 initial GDP estimates have come in favour of its policy stance, but when the final figures will come later and the widely expected impact on the informal sector, which constitutes 40-45 percent to GDP, gets reflected in the numbers, it is quite possible that we will see a drastically different growth picture.
Sep 05, 2016
Raghuram Rajan’s pitch for RBI autonomy: Three reasons why it is crucial in the current contextIn his three-year term at RBI that began on 4 September, 2013 Rajan has mostly sought to play down the differences between the central bank and the government or on RBI’s autonomy, suggesting there is a healthy relation between the two establishments.
Jun 21, 2016
Raghuram Rajan defends rate moves, says focus was inflationRajan said he would never abandon inflation control to focus on growth, but admitted there is indeed a short run trade-off between inflation and growth.
Jun 14, 2016
May CPI at 21-month high: Even Raghuram Rajan will be praying to the rain godsThe CPI food inflation jumped to 7.55 percent from 6.4 percent in the preceding month, while the vegetable inflation shot up to 10.77 percent from 4.98 percent in the period
Jun 01, 2016
Govt should ignore loose cannons, renew 'outsider' Raghuram Rajan's RBI tenureThe most important change that Dr. Rajan administered as the RBI’s governor was to effect a swift transition from being a central bank that ‘loosely targeted both GDP growth and WPI inflation
May 02, 2016
Indian mfg sector activity falls to 4-month low in April: PMIManufacturing sector activity dropped to a four-month low in April as new orders stagnated during the month following a robust increase in March, a survey showed today, putting pressure on Reserve Bank to keep interest rates low.
Apr 20, 2016
Jaitley says global scenario grim, but pegs India growth at 8.5% on likely monsoon boostJaitley also reform measures such as making it easier for companies to invest in India, working to streamline taxes and overhauling how bankruptcy is done are being undertaken