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RBI postpones MPC meeting as external member posts lie vacant
In an unprecedented move, the RBI today announced that the monetary policy that...
RBI says MPC meet rescheduled; new dates to be announced soon
The central bank, however, did not provide any reason for such rescheduling.
RBI's 'reckless' delay on policy panel holds back recovery
The Reserve Bank of India deferred its three-day interest-rate meeting due to star...
RBI unlikely to change repo rate this week
According to an ET survey conducted among 20 market participants, only Bank of America expects a rate cut by 15 basis points. The rest expect a status quo on both rates and policy stance, now set at ‘accommodative’.
With 3 new members in MPC, what to expect in RBI money policy on Oct 1
The central bank is likely to keep its accommodative stance intact and would ensure enough liquidity in the system through various measures.
Hide and seek over bond yield as inflation holds sway over interest rate
Even after RBI announced a series of measures, investors remain disinterested as most of the primary auction purchases worth Rs 6 lakh crore in the current financial of the year are now in losses.
Demand shock in the making, warns BofA survey
BofA Securities said consumers are postponing discretionary consumption demand.
RBI seeks extension for Monetary Policy Committee members
The central bank has written to the Finance Ministry and the letter is under consideration, the officials said, asking not to be identified as the matter is not public. Three of the six-member Monetary Policy Committee are external representatives and their appointment is for a term of four years and they are ineligible for re-appointment, according to rules.
RBI policy, Q1 earnings, auto sales, dollar among key factors that may guide Dalal Street this week
Here are some of the key factors expected to move the market in the week ahead.
Is Rupee the new inflation-fighting tool? RBI quietly sends out a loaded message
In a note announcing the `Measures to Foster Orderly Market Conditions’, the central bank has slipped in a message that it is worried about inflation and it won’t hesitate to use measures other than interest rates to fight price pressures.
Govt spending preferable to cash handouts: Credit Suisse
Mishra, who is a part-time member of the Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council, also struck a cautionary and contrarian note on inflation and the need for a cash handout to boost demand.
RBI postpones MPC meeting scheduled for this week with three slots yet to be filled
The term of the three external members in the MPC which are appointed by the government ended earlier this month and the government has not yet made any fresh appointments.
View: RBI needs flexibility, monetary policy cannot become a game of whack-a-mole
The presence of myriad supply constraints, both temporary and permanent, often means that there are periodic spurts in some prices that pushes up headline inflation. These supply problems could show up in items as diverse as onions and healthcare. Flexibility must remain the cornerstone of the new framework.
How RBI aims to strengthen the inflation nowcasting
The inflation surprises in recent months have forced the central bank to hold back the policy tools for the time being given its mandate of keeping inflation within the upper tolerance band.
With its eyes on inflation, RBI may halt rate cuts for the foreseeable future
Retail inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) rose to 6.93% in July on account of higher food prices, breaching the RBI's upper tolerance level of 6% for two consecutive months. The data for June was also revised upward to 6.23% from 6.09%.