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Change in debt strategy

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard One of the most interesting lines in the Monetary Policy Statement is in paragraph 20: “The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) notes that domestic economic
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Wilful blindness and interest rates

From: Buisness-standard By Debashis Basu Recommended by: business-standard India’s 10-year government bond yield, the benchmark for interest rates, is now pushing 8 per cent after the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) raised the
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To hike or not: Which way will the Monetary Policy Committee swing?

From: Buisness-standard By Sonal Varma Recommended by: business-standard After months of maintaining the status quo, the monetary policy committee could reach a turning point at its June meeting. Recent developments — both
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Repo rate hike: Inflation spectre forces hand, but RBI keeps options open

From: Buisness-standard By Dharmakirti Joshi Recommended by: business-standard Some of the inflation risks the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had flagged in its earlier policy statements have started materialising. Growth is lifting
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Keep official abuse of governance in check

From: Buisness-standard By Somasekhar Sundaresan Recommended by: business-standard Last week, India’s media was abuzz with reports of a meeting that did not take place — the one between officials of the Ministry of Finance and
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Economy, interest rates and jobs

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard After last week’s monetary policy statement, several analysts have commented on the revisions in inflation expectations of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC
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A V Rajwade: The cons of inflation targeting

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard Last week was the first meeting of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) constituted under the inflation targeting framework agreement between the government
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Suman Bery: Sound economies, uncertain politics

From: Buisness-standard By Suman Bery Recommended by: business-standard Urjit Patel is the third Reserve Bank of India Governor to take charge since the Lehman Brothers bankruptcy eight years ago. As he and his team prepare
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A V Rajwade: The Budget - A few question marks

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard As expected, the Finance Bill has a clause to amend the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Act to formalise Consumer Price Index-based inflation targeting, and the
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A V Rajwade: Budget and infrastructure investment

 A month from now, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will present his Budget for the 2016-17 fiscal to Parliament. One expects the Indian Financial Code to get enacted along with the Finance Bill. For the former, the minister has already announced