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Will Demonetization in India Impact Your Loan Burden?
Banks saw a rise in term deposit accounts since the demonetization. As a result, commercial banks sharply reduced their deposit rates.
Why the RBI Feels that Monetary Policy Transmission Can Improve in India
Importance of policy transmission Monetary policy transmission refers to the translation of monetary policy actions into the financial system via banking and trading channels. By changing the short-term interest rate—like the repo rate in India or the federal funds rate in the US—a central bank signals other banks to change their lending and deposit rates. […]
How the Fall in Inflation Helped the RBI Slash the Repo Rate in October
Measures of inflation in India The RBI (Reserve Bank of India) considers the CPI (consumer price index) as its primary gauge of measuring inflation. Prior to the RBI adopting the CPI, in India (PIN) (FINGX), another measure of inflation, the WPI (wholesale price index), was its key gauge of inflation and is still considered for […]
Efficient Policy Transmission in India Concerns the RBI
“Policy transmission” refers to the translation of monetary policy actions into the financial system through the banking and trading channels.
Inflation Stalled a Repo Rate Cut in India in August
The RBI looks at the CPI as its primary gauge for measuring inflation. The RBI has CPI growth targets to adhere to while deciding its monetary policy stance.
Reserve Bank of India Sees India on Firm but Uneven Ground
Industrial production remains a problem for India, with the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) noting that the index measuring industrial production decelerated in fiscal 2015–16.
The Key Reason India’s Central Bank Stood Pat on the Repo Rate
With inflation rising unexpectedly, there was little reason for the RBI (Reserve Bank of India) to consider a repo rate cut in its June meeting.
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How India’s April Repo Rate Cut Will Affect Borrowers
Even before the repo rate cut on April 5, the RBI reduced its key rate by 125 basis points since January 2015.
Company & Industry Overviews
Not a Good 1Q16 for Indian Stocks, but Is the Tide Turning?
Indian stocks had a great March. The rebound began after the Union Budget announcement on February 29. The fiscal discipline shown by the government raised hopes that the Reserve Bank of India may reduce interest rates.
India’s Economic Growth in GVA Terms: What Does the RBI Expect?
For financial year 2016–2017, the RBI forecasts the GVA growth at a 7.6% pace. This assumes that there aren’t any significant headwinds.
How Does the RBI Expect CPI Inflation to Pan Out?
The RBI’s assessment was that the CPI inflation would rise after September—based on the fact that the base effect, which has kept it down, would wear off.
The Projected Path of Consumer Price Index Inflation in India
According to the RBI, consumer price index inflation is expected to begin rising in September 2015 and continue rising for a few months.
Did the Reserve Bank of India Reduce Borrowers’ Loan Burden?
The pass-through of the rate cuts by banks to the general public is an important concern for the Reserve Bank of India.
Why the Reserve Bank of India Cut the Repo Rate So Drastically
Though there were expectations for a repo rate cut, a reduction of 50 basis points did not seem to be on everyone’s radar.