RBI Monetary Policy

India's economic growth appears to be very fragile, says RBI's MPC member

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has projected India's economic growth at 6.4 per cent for 2023- 24.

published on : 26th February 2023

Don’t forget growth in race to curb inflation

Central banks around the globe have an unenviable job of regulating the unusually flaring inflation amid fears of a recession.

published on : 25th February 2023

Sensex, Nifty start on choppy note; IT stocks decline

The Reserve Bank is slated to announce the bi-monthly monetary policy later in the day.

published on : 7th December 2022

Banks increase lending rates by 190 bps in tandem with RBI's repo rate hike

Further, banks have also increased their 1-year median marginal cost of funds-based lending rate (MCLR) by 85 bps from May to October 2022.

published on : 20th November 2022

High inflation rate mainly a consequence of exogenous price shocks: RBI MPC member

As per the mandate given to the RBI by the Union government, the central bank is required to ensure retail inflation remains at 4 per cent with a margin of 2 per cent on either side.

published on : 28th October 2022

'Eight years of systemic reforms increased India's macroeconomic stability': RBI MPC Member

Ashima Goyal further said appropriate countercyclical macroeconomic policy with continuing supply-side improvements has enabled a growth recovery that is among the best in the world.

published on : 25th August 2022

'Freebies are never free; political parties must be required to inform voters about financial implications': RBI MPC member

Goyal further said a cost is imposed somewhere when governments provide freebies, but this is worth incurring for public goods and services that build capacity.

published on : 21st August 2022

RBI's aggressive rate hike signals trying times ahead

Friday's rate hike only confirms how inflation perched itself firmly above the central banks' upper tolerance band of 6%, and will likely stay there at least until December.

published on : 5th August 2022

How inflation affects your ‘defensive’ investments

Words like ‘inflation’ and ‘prices’ figured over 300 times in the recently-released Monetary Policy Report of the Reserve Bank of India.

published on : 11th April 2022

RBI predicts retail inflation to rise to 5.1 per cent in March quarter of fiscal

The central bank has also projected inflation to be in the range of 5.1-5.6 per cent in the first half of 2018-19.

published on : 7th February 2018