RBI Monetary policy

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 may hike reverse repo rate by 0.25 per cent in next week's policy: Report

Analysts also blame the surprising hike on the government borrowing announced in the budget for the RBI's likely call for policy normalisation.

published on : 3rd February 2022

RBI lets Schrodinger's cat out of the bag, admits rate corrections can't fight inflation for now

A rate hike arrests monetary inflation, or rising prices due to increasing money supply. But given the present inflation is due to global supply bottlenecks, rate corrections are simply useless.

published on : 8th December 2021

RBI harps on 'gradualism'; holds key rates

The proposed rollback of exceptional measures instituted during the crisis, will be 'gradual, calibrated and non-disruptive,' and are being done in two levers.

published on : 8th October 2021

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