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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Fri, Apr 26th, 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 country will be viewed as a risky investm

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Fri, Apr 12th, 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, the easing cycle will boost growth onl

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Wed, Apr 3rd, 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. These set up conflicting objectives tha

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Mar 25th, 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 monetary transmission. However, some hurdle

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Wed, Feb 27th, 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 driven by its demographic strengths and lo

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Tue, Feb 12th, 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 growth and political uncertainty, and upside

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Feb 4th, 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 to fulfil its budgetary commitments, and

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Fri, Jan 25th, 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 analysis.

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Posted by: CIEL Editorial Team on Mon, Jan 14th, 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 finance, and if challenges motivate you,

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Posted by: CIEL on Fri, Dec 21st, 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 grandparent, parent, uncle, aunt, sibli

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Dec 6th, 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, improve monetary transmission and the forec

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Posted by: CIEL on Wed, Nov 28th, 2018

6 Ways Indian Startups Can Avoid Financial Trouble...

Launching a startup is easy and the fanciest part. But running it successfully and profitably is where the rubber meets the road. They say if you are able to successfully sustain the first

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Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Mon, Nov 26th, 2018

Cautious Optimism on Bank Credit...

The rise in in bank credit in the first half of FY19 is a positive development. However the deployment of bank loans remains skewed towards retail and services. If bank lending is to fuel an invest

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Posted by: Niyati on Thu, Oct 25th, 2018

Debt Market Indicators Every Investor Should Know...

Economic activity significantly affects interest rates and thus, economists, traders, and investors always keep track of where the

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Posted by: Niyati on Fri, Sep 28th, 2018

What are Basic Concepts of Working Capital Management...

Working capital management is a key indicator of the ability of a firm to manage its short-term (a year or lesser) liquidity needs and to ensure efficient operations from a management standpoint. I

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