More stringent governance norms needed to address economic slowdown: Report
According to the Dun and Bradstreet Economy forecast, even though IIP turned positive in Nov 2019, it is likely to remain subdued. "Slowdown in consumption and investment along with high inflationary pressures, geopolitical issues and uncertainty over the recovery of the economic growth are likely to keep IIP subdued," the report noted.
RBI should target core inflation at 3 per cent: Pronab Sen
Referring to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which pegged I...
ET Explains: Not all may be bad about India's rising inflation
Once the vegetable prices cool down, the headline inflation figure will fall b...
View: India be overestimating inflation and making skewed policy at the cost of higher growth
A glance at the current CPI basket shows that it accounts for several outdated items such as VCR/VCD/DVD player.
Can quantitative easing work in India with 7% inflation?
Last month’s jump in inflation to 7.35%, way above the RBI’s 2% to 6% target range, was driven by food.
Inflation probably breached RBI target in Dec: Poll
Many economists do not expect the rise in consumer price inflation to prompt any policy move
Are Indian bonds defying rate transmission?
Banks earn 5.15% via the repo window while four-year government bonds are yielding 6.55%.
Next rate cut depends on how teary-eyed onion leaves RBI
RBI was widely expected to cut interest rates at last week's policy, which would have made it into a sixth consecutive cut in as many policy reviews in 2019 to boost the sagging growth, that has dipped to a six-year low. "We advise investors to track onion prices to time the next rate cut by RBI," Bank of America Securities said.
ET Explains: What's making the pass-through of RBI's policy decisions sticky
The issue of lack of monetary transmission hasn't cropped up suddenly and is something that has been a matter of concern for the RBI in ensuring the pass-through of its policy decisions. The matter snowballed in the last few months after the RBI observed that the effects of its rate cuts are not being felt in terms of interest rates coming down.
RBI throws ball back in govt’s court to boost growth: Analysts
The central bank acknowledged that it was concerned about inflation in the near-term.
RBI keeps repo rate unchanged at 5.15%, stance remains accommodative
The central bank slashed FY20 real GDP growth projection to 5% from 6.1%.
Good coordination with government on policy measures: Shaktikanta Das
The governor said the central bank would like to see greater clarity on the impact on the government's counter-cyclical measures to push growth, stressing that the central bank is "not worried" over the government missing the fiscal deficit target. Das said inflation is seen rising in the near-term, but is likely to moderate soon.
ET Explains: The core inflation conundrum and the ominous signs that it masks
Headline inflation plays more on the consumer's mind, but the real risks remain hidden in another realm.
Retail inflation hits 16-month high: Experts say RBI rate cut still very much likely
Annual retail inflation rose to 4.62% in October, up from 3.99% in the prior month.
Dismal factory output opens the door for more RBI rate cuts, say experts
India's industrial output contracted by 4.3% in September 2019 from a year earlier.
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