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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Oct 14th, 2019

It's a bird, it's a plane.... It's the economy!...

Economists often use aviation metaphors to describe the state of the economy, particularly economic growth. This blog explains the most commonly used aviatio...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Sun, Oct 6th, 2019

A Monetary Policy about Growth, not Inflation...

In a clear shift from managing inflation to stimulating growth, RBI cut its policy rate further in the October 2019 policy. Despite this monetary easing comi...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Sep 9th, 2019

This bond yields minus 0.1%. Who will buy it?...

As Central banks continue to ease monetary policy, one of the startling outcomes is the rapid increase in bonds that offer negative yields. There are many in...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Sep 2nd, 2019

GDP growth At 5%: An Explainer...

India grew by 5% in Q1FY20, the lowest in six years. The growth slowdown is due to a combination of cyclical and structural factors. We explain the meaning o...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Apr 25th, 2019

How Rising Crude Prices could Reduce India's Investme...

The sudden rise in crude prices has exposed India’s macroeconomic vulnerability. Unless it improves growth or manages its deficits and inflation, the c...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Apr 11th, 2019

RBI Monetary Policy: A Rate Cut for a Recovery...

By cutting interest rates again in April, the Monetary Policy Committee has indicated that it is counting on cheaper credit to stimulate the economy. However...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Tue, Apr 2nd, 2019

Will RBI cut Rates this Week?...

The RBI juggles multiple hats in its roles as the manager of government debt, monetary policy authority, banking regulator and manager of systemic liquidity....Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Sun, Mar 24th, 2019

Effective Monetary Transmission: Work-in-Progress...

The State Bank of India recently linked some of its deposit and lending rates to the policy repo rate. This may seem like a good initiative to facilitate mon...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Tue, Feb 26th, 2019

Indian Economy: Why it is Set to Grow...

India could be on the cusp of a stretch of robust growth, after decades of lagging behind China. The improvement in its standard of living is likely to be dr...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Feb 11th, 2019

Monetary Policy: The Surprising Rate Cut...

The recent RBI rate cut following a fiscally expansive budget, was met with a steepening of the yield curve. Market concerns stem from downside risks to grow...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Sun, Feb 3rd, 2019

Interim Budget 2019-20: Assessing the Fiscal Math...

The interim budget for 2019-20 has been described as a pre-election populist budget. The key question to ask is how and whether the government will be able t...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Jan 24th, 2019

Low Inflation, New Problem...

The Monetary Policy Committee faces conflicting signals in 2019 from low headline inflation and high core inflation. What should the RBI do? Read our analysi...Click on Read More

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Posted by: CIEL Editorial Team on Sun, Jan 13th, 2019

6 Trending Finance and Banking Jobs to Consider after...

Careers in banking, finance, and accountancy are often very demanding and fast-paced. However, if you fancy a career in the banking sector, have a flair for ...Click on Read More

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Posted by: CIEL on Thu, Dec 20th, 2018

Guide for New Investors: 5 Crucial Tips for a Good In...

You’ve come home with your paycheck, proud and happy that your hard work has yielded its first positive results and suddenly you’re accosted by a...Click on Read More

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Wed, Dec 5th, 2018

A Supportive Monetary Policy...

The monetary policy committee opted to hold interest rates in the December 2018 policy. However, bond markets were cheered by measures to ease liquidity, imp...Click on Read More

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