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RBI working on alternate arrangements for banks hit by EU oversight rule

The RBI is continuously engaged with ESMA and other regulators to arrive at a mutually acceptable arrangement, which recognizes the territorial independence of the host regulator, said central bank

RBI working on alternate arrangements for banks hit by EU oversight rule
Updated On : 30 Dec 2022 | 2:00 PM IST

Reorienting India's food programme a politically deft move, says Nomura

The govt last week discontinued a version of a free-food program for low income households, and replaced it with the new initiative that will also give out free grains while lowering the quantity

Reorienting India's food programme a politically deft move, says Nomura
Updated On : 28 Dec 2022 | 1:04 PM IST

Reducing core inflation key to easing prices: MPC member Shashanka Bhide

Core inflation, calculated after stripping out volatile food and energy prices, has stayed above 6% for 14 months in a row, while retail inflation cooled to 5.88% in November

Reducing core inflation key to easing prices: MPC member Shashanka Bhide
Updated On : 27 Dec 2022 | 11:24 AM IST

Cooling prices give Reserve Bank of India space to slow interest-rate hikes

Das will announce the rate decision through a webcast at 10 am in Mumbai on Wednesday, and will address a press conference at 12 pm.

Cooling prices give Reserve Bank of India space to slow interest-rate hikes
Updated On : 06 Dec 2022 | 7:43 AM IST

Global economy must start bracing for low inflation, says Raghuram Rajan

Central banks must ask themselves if their policies were nimble enough when inflation shifted from low to a high regime, said Rajan

Global economy must start bracing for low inflation, says Raghuram Rajan
Updated On : 02 Dec 2022 | 11:10 PM IST

Investors want more of India as it improves infra: Goldman Sach's Sengupta

India has consistently attracted annual foreign direct investments of $50 billion to $55 billion, even in the pandemic, Sengupta said

Investors want more of India as it improves infra: Goldman Sach's Sengupta
Updated On : 30 Nov 2022 | 11:20 PM IST

FM Nirmala Sitharaman confident of strong growth, low inflation in 2023

Sitharaman declined to describe specifics from the letter, but added that the government's top three priorities for 2023 will be "growth, health and education."

FM Nirmala Sitharaman confident of strong growth, low inflation in 2023
Updated On : 30 Nov 2022 | 10:22 PM IST

Slower annual economic growth will be good for India, for now: Economists

India's annual economic growth is forecast to slow to about 6% for a few years, according to economists from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Barclays Plc.. And they say that's not such a bad thing

Slower annual economic growth will be good for India, for now: Economists
Updated On : 28 Nov 2022 | 4:21 PM IST

India, EU regulators standoff over clearing houses to affect BNP to HSBC

Recent changes in European Market Infrastructure Regulation demanded that ESMA must establish cooperation arrangements with countries that has their own central counterparties

India, EU regulators standoff over clearing houses to affect BNP to HSBC
Updated On : 18 Nov 2022 | 2:10 PM IST

RBI's MPC to explain first inflation miss since 2016 to government today

This is the first time the Reserve Bank of India is writing such a letter after the country switched to a flexible inflation-targeting regime and formed a committee in 2016 to set interest rates

RBI's MPC to explain first inflation miss since 2016 to government today
Updated On : 03 Nov 2022 | 10:18 AM IST

Reserve Bank starts pilot digital currency program for select banks

Banks traded Rs 275 crore ($33.3 million) of bonds on the first day using the new form of currency, data showed

Reserve Bank starts pilot digital currency program for select banks
Updated On : 01 Nov 2022 | 6:17 PM IST

India jobless rate rises in Oct led by sharp rise in rural unemployment

Rural unemployment rate climbed to 8.04% from 5.84% in September, while urban jobless rate was at 7.21% compared to 7.7% a month before

India jobless rate rises in Oct led by sharp rise in rural unemployment
Updated On : 01 Nov 2022 | 11:24 AM IST

RBI starts pilot of its digital currency, allows 9 banks to use it

The e-rupee is set to be test launched within a month for retail use in select locations and users, the Reserve Bank of India had said in a statement Monday

RBI starts pilot of its digital currency, allows 9 banks to use it
Updated On : 01 Nov 2022 | 10:29 AM IST

RBI should focus on softening core inflation: MPC's Shashanka Bhide

"As far as monetary policy is concerned, moderation in the core inflation should be the priority," Shashanka Bhide, an external member of the Reserve Bank of India's monetary policy committee, said

RBI should focus on softening core inflation: MPC's Shashanka Bhide
Updated On : 21 Oct 2022 | 3:00 PM IST

Economy lightens up on festive season demand as shoppers back in force

Online marketplaces Amazon.com Inc., and Walmart Inc.-owned Flipkart saw sales jump 27% from a year ago to $5.7 billion during the festival season's first sale between Sept. 22-30

Economy lightens up on festive season demand as shoppers back in force
Updated On : 21 Oct 2022 | 11:55 AM IST

India's policy hawk sees end of aggressive hikes amid growth fears

India's most hawkish rate-setter said the policy rate was reaching a level that allows past aggressive action to cool inflation without inflicting too much pain on the economy

India's policy hawk sees end of aggressive hikes amid growth fears
Updated On : 18 Oct 2022 | 9:26 AM IST

RBI to hike repo rate by 50 bps for 3rd time in a row as rupee slumps

The Reserve Bank of India's six-member monetary policy committee will raise its repurchase rate by 50 basis points to 5.9%, according to 24 of 35 economists surveyed by Bloomberg as of Wednesday.

RBI to hike repo rate by 50 bps for 3rd time in a row as rupee slumps
Updated On : 29 Sep 2022 | 7:22 AM IST

RBI's expected soft landing for India means fast, if not fastest, growth

Economists see Reserve Bank of India Governor Shaktikanta Das and his monetary policy panel colleagues to begin dialing down the pace of interest-rate hikes this month

RBI's expected soft landing for India means fast, if not fastest, growth
Updated On : 13 Sep 2022 | 9:12 AM IST

Shaktikanta Das seeks to shield growth as RBI prioritises inflation fight

"We are seeing signs of slowdown globally and it will have an impact on India," Das said in an interview with television channel Zee Business on Friday

Shaktikanta Das seeks to shield growth as RBI prioritises inflation fight
Updated On : 02 Sep 2022 | 2:18 PM IST

Inflation to ease to 4% in two years after peaking, says RBI Governor

The RBI has raised policy repurchase rate by a total of 140 basis points since May, including back-to-back half point increases in June and August, to cool down inflation within its mandate

Inflation to ease to 4% in two years after peaking, says RBI Governor
Updated On : 23 Aug 2022 | 2:13 PM IST