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Indian economy may clock double-digit growth in 2021: Moody’s

The second wave of COVID-19 infections presents a risk to India’s growth forecast as the reimposition of measures to curb the spread of the virus...

Banks slowly warming up to NBFC lending

Bank credit to non banking finance companies (NBFCs) has picked up for the first time this fiscal in February indicating a postive impact of Reserve...

Inflation: India’s retail inflation likely rose in March but stayed within target

India’s retail inflation edged up to a four-month high in March, led by an increase in food and fuel prices, but remained within the Reserve...

RBI inflation forecasting: RBI amends India’s criticized inflation-forecasting model

By Anirban Nag India’s central bank said it has revised its inflation-forecasting model to better capture how fiscal and monetary policy interact with real-economy elements....

rupee outlook: Rupee may lose further ground as RBI’s bond-buying plans dent sentiment: Analysts

MUMBAI: After logging its biggest single-day fall in nearly two years on Wednesday, the Indian rupee is expected to depreciate further as Reserve Bank’s plan...

rbi policy: What’s cooking at rate-setting review: Expect RBI to be more accommodative

MUMBAI: In a reflection of the uncertainty that surrounds policy making these days, economists now believe that the best course of action for the Reserve...

bad loans: RBI may set up task force soon: Rules for ARCs likely to be reviewed

In a move to activate the struggling market for bad loans, the rules for asset reconstruction companies (ARCs), which buy sticky assets from banks, may...

Smart treasury operations could help RBI transfer higher surplus to the government

Even as the Reserve Bank earned less on the record reserve pile up and also stares at lower interest income as banks parked surplus liquidity...

Rising Covid cases to help in pushing accommodative policy

Mumbai: Rising COVID-19 cases may come in handy for the Reserve Bank of India to reiterate its accommodative stance to push growth despite rising inflation...

Stock Market: Jayesh Mehta on what rallying global bond yields mean for Indian market

I expect that we will see a clarification from RBI that even at 5% inflation, if they need to cut the rates, they can cut...

View: Why the gulf between RBI and bond market is widening?

MUMBAI: Few central bankers have been as explicit and persuasive as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Shaktikanta Das in conveying to investors that...

Cryptocurrency in India: Facing existential threat, crypto backers seek identity change and regulation

MUMBAI: The government’s plan to ban private cryptocurrencies has thrown crypto backers in India into a fight for their survival and their major tool in...

Reserve Bank of India issues directions for housing finance companies

MUMBAI: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday came out with a slew of directions related to maintenance of liquidity coverage ratio, risk management,...

hdfc bank: RBI appoints external firm to audit HDFC Bank’s IT infra in view of service outages

New Delhi: on Tuesday said the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has appointed an external IT firm for carrying out a special audit of its...

View: Nifty job on expenditures, just keep an eye on fiscal deficit post-Covid

The budget for 2021-22 has to be prepared against a difficult background. According to Central Statistics Office (CSO) data, the economy shrank by 7.7%. There...

India’s $500 billion budget to spur growth leaves little for the poor

By Vrishti Beniwal and Archana Chaudhary A mammoth spending plan of almost $500 billion announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government is expected to jump-start...

January factory activity hits 3-month high, job cuts subside

India’s manufacturing sector activity strengthened in January as companies scaled up production at the quickest pace in three months in response to faster expansions in...

Sitharaman’s ‘Economic Vaccine’ coming on Monday; will Budget 2021-22 go beyond ‘bahi-khata’?

NEW DELHI: Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Monday will deliver her promised budget like no other that is expected to provide relief to the pandemic-hit...

With fiscal support, growth will be 6.5-7.5% by FY23: CEA

NEW DELHI: A day ahead of the presentation of the Union budget, Chief Economic Advisor KV Subramanian on Saturday said the idea of a bad...

M&A: Union Budget 2021: Will amendments to tax provisions boost M&A activity?

India has been one of the fastest-growing economies in the world; this can be confirmed with the large number of M&A deals taking place in...

View: Innovative financing is key, while broadening RBI’s growth and financial stability objectives

We believe fiscal stimulus is the need of the hour, as GDP will likely contract by 6.7% in FY2021. There are also rising risks to...

REITs, InvITs seek parity with listed companies on tax liabilities, debt access

MUMBAI: Global institutional investors and sponsors of Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trust (InvITs) are seeking parity in terms of tax liabilities...

Buzz: Biblio bonhomie for Capital’s biz tycoons

ET’s weekly roundup of the wackiest whispers and murmurs in corporate corridors & policy parlours.In His Defence Not long ago, a gentleman of repute made...

View: The RBI needs to cut the Gordian knot that threatens financial stability in India

At the heart of Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI) discussion paper, ‘ Revised Regulatory Framework for NBFCs’, released last Friday, is its concern that the...

View: Four ways in which the Budget can fulfil Modi’s dream of a digital India

Since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, India has witnessed many behavioural changes of economic agents, with initial lockdown and subsequent reopening of the economy...