Tag: RBI

Central Bank

Here’s why economists favour central bank independence

The concept of independence is dynamic, which evolves with time and needs, irrespective of whether it is a society or a central bank.

/ November 9, 2016

“I woke up with a lac deducted from my bank account”

How RBI affirmed a consumer's faith in the Indian Banking System.

/ October 31, 2016
financial

Why Mervyn King is calling bankers greedy

The author highlights the problems associated with selective demand of people who have served in government or with regulatory agencies for advisory role in private industries.

/ October 18, 2016

Is the Sun Setting on Central Bankers?

Is the government interfering too much in the functioning of the RBI? The writer discusses why there is a need to grant autonomy to the new RBI Governor.

/ September 18, 2016
public debt

The Missing Key for Public Debt Reforms

Summarizing the problems with the prevailing framework on public debt management in India, the article attempts to sketch a road-map for future.

/ September 4, 2016
A non performing asset is a loan or advance for which the principal or interest payment remains overdue for a period of 90 days.

NPAs: An Asset or a Liability?

With the growing number of Non Performing Assets (NPA) it has now become imperative for banking authorities to develop a suitable model to tackle this matter and possibly eradicate NPAs...

/ September 3, 2016
Governor

The Missing Link of the Climate Jigsaw

Inflation, interest rate, and currency are the concerns of the central bank governors rather than economic impacts of emissions of global warming.

/ September 1, 2016
Money growth concept - Coins in the soil with young plant

Payment Banks: A Force to Reckon With

The author opines that payment banks can gain a significant market share in the competitive landscape of banking sector through technological innovation.

/ July 27, 2016
The author gives a rational perspective over the term length of Dr. Raghuram Rajan and its implications for the independence of RBI.

REXIT: What It Brings to Light About Term Length

Did Dr. Rajan deserve a second term? The author attempts to deconstruct this issue rationally and analyzes its implications for the independence of RBI.

/ July 3, 2016

A Tale of Banking Decisions Gone Awry

This article explains the author's take on the economic bubble that is created in India due to the huge amount of bad loans or investments by public sector banks.

The Importance of Being Raghuram Rajan

A brilliant take on inflation, interest rates, turbulent financial markets and the important role of Raghuram Rajan, RBI Governor.

/ April 1, 2016

Financial Inclusion

With the government taking steps towards complete Financial Inclusion, we take a look at what the recent RBI announcement encompases.

Exploring the relation between Interest Rates and the GDP Growth Rate in an Indian Context

This article build on the crucial relationship between interest rates and GDP growth rate. The author also discusses other factors that affect GDP.

Critical Analysis of Deflation

How different is deflation from inflation? Is it good for an economy?

Including the Masses Financially

The author discusses the pending measures that the country needs to take in order to fully achieve financial inclusion.

Feasibility of Jan Dhan

The article focuses on the various policies of financial inclusion by the government, one of them being Jan Dhan Yojana.

Make Money To Make More Money

The article summarizes the importance of financial literacy, irrespective of one's chosen career path. It also suggests ways and means to achieve this financial literacy.

Identifying Inflation in India: An Autoregressive Analysis

The authors have critically analyzed every aspect of the steadily increasing inflation n India during the last decade.

Start-Ups – Our Driving Force?

This article talks about the post-recession period of Indian economy and pitches start-ups as credible and strong emerging markets.

Food Inflation: A Stubborn Sore in the Indian Economy

The article analyzes the policies issued by the Finance Ministry, which attempt to precariously balance food prices at the tipping point. However, the success of these policies remains evasive.

RBI and INFLATION: The Chase Begins…

The writer throws light on the Urjit Patel Committee set up to revise the monetary policy and the challenges that lie ahead of RBI regarding inflation.

The FOREX Reserve Conundrum: It’s Dr.Rajan vs History.

The article discusses Dr. Rajan's take on the FOREX reserves and how the new policies may shape the future Indian economy.

RBI’s New Owl- Raghuram Rajan

Raghuram Rajan introduced methods to stabilise depreciating currencies and lower the high rate of inflation in the economy.

No country for two indices? – The curious case of CPI & WPI

By Prateek Ghoshal While there is a global consensus on Raghu Ram Rajan’s intellectual prowess, what is relatively unknown is the element of surprise in him. The January monetary policy...

RBI- Reforming Banking in India

Nishit Kunal writes about RBI's step towards reforming banking sector in India by removing all notes printed prior to 2005, in a bid to reduce corruption

Unhealthy Indian Economy

With the Indian Economy experiencing high inflation and low growth the debt profile of the country has been damaged. A series of changes are required.

New Banking Licenses- A Brief Overview

The article analyses at length, the guidelines released by the Reserve Bank of India, with regard to new banking licenses it plans to allot.

Flashback of 2013

By Jahnavi Prabhakar, to develop India should look back at its faults and should correct its increasing CAD, depreciating currency and increasing imports.

More done than left to be done?

By Pratik Das, studies what all the government has by far done to reduce infation and its impact and suggests what exactly can be done to get out of it.

Raghuram Rajan cocks the revolver, takes aim, but doesn’t shoot- Breaking down RBI’s mid-quarter monetary policy review December 2013

By Akhil Raj Gupta, critically analyses the steps taken by the RBI to control inflation and further suggests what measures to be taken to rise above it.