Interestingly, even with RBI's neutral stance, interest rates for a number of instruments had already started hardening
Finally, all key economic indicators have one base year, but IIP could remain volatile
If the Budget is in sync with the Survey, we could see fiscal deficit at 3% of GDP by March 2018
In August, Wholesale Price Index (WPI)-based inflation registered a five-year low of 3.7 per cent and Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation too nudged below 8 per cent. However, WPI is no longer RBI's preferred inflation gauge, so there is no ...
RBI's target of eight per cent CPI inflation by January 2015 looks achievable but forecasting the inflation trajectory is still risky business
The sector's ability to absorb labour has eroded because of anaemic growth and cost-cutting pressures. If this slowdown continues for a protracted period, creating jobs will become an insurmountable t
The top priorities for India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh should be reforms and higher investments to break free of this trap