In the run up to the budget presentation on Saturday February 28, expectations from the Finance Minister Arun Jaitley were running very high. Dispassionate observers were aware that the level of e... »
Recent data releases — the Index of Industrial Production (IIP) for December, 2014; Consumer Price Index (CPI); and Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for January - can hardly be called routine. The IIP,... »
A seemingly routine injection of capital by the government in banks impinges on core issues of bank reform and governance. »
With a surprise 0.25 percentage point rate cut effected just two weeks earlier, it was too much to expect the RBI to do an encore so soon. »
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) will unveil its next instalment of the bi-monthly policy review on February 3. Like all policy statements, this one too will have a significance of its own. As alwa... »
On balance, interpretation of the latest economic data points to a recovery, albeit a muted one. The Reserve Bank of India’ s »
A two-day Gyan Sangam or Bankers’ Retreat was arranged by the Finance Ministry in Pune recently. Apart from top executives from public sector banks (PSBs), insurance companies and financial institu... »