All six members of the monetary policy committee agreed that interest rates needed to be hiked in the June 6 policy.
Is RBI’s plan to allow UCBs to convert into small finance banks a good idea?
Moody’s believes India’s external indicators look comfortable despite a widening in the current account deficit
The monetary policy committee meet concludes.
The rate stance, the RBI’s view on liquidity and its perspective on global markets will be most closely watched.
NRI bonds can be issued continuously rather than as an emergency measure, says former RBI governor Bimal Jalan
Inflation, core inflation, growth and the rupee are all key factors in debate around interest rates.
It’s possible that Chanda Kochhar will survive this crisis. It’s equally possible that she won’t.
The plan comes against the backdrop of surging bad loans on the books of IDBI Bank.
Half of the weak public sector banks may not be able to justify an independent existence, says SS Mundra
Economists differ on whether rate hikes are an effective way to protect the rupee from depreciation pressures.
Does the RBI believe that market rates are moving away from the monetary policy stance?
Widening twin deficits will put pressure on rates and the rupee, says JPMorgan’s Jehangir Aziz.
Successive Indian governments have not had a great track record of sticking to FRBM Act, said Fitch Ratings
The fiscal deficit for the year is likely to settle at 3.4 percent of GDP, Subhash Garg said.
RBI has eased foreign investment rules for Indian debt markets and also rationalised the ECB policy.
Does the EPFO data reflect new jobs created or a formalisation of existing jobs?
Higher oil prices threaten India’s government finances and its finely balanced growth-inflation mix.
Two of six members likely to vote for a tighter monetary policy stance at the June meeting, show MPC minutes.
The recent cash crunch has brought back the focus on cash habits of Indian citizens.
Some evidence that cash going out of the banking system is not coming back, suggesting some hoarding