Wednesday, January 26, 2022


Opinion: Agri sector awaits reforms

By B Yerram Raju Omicron is unsympathetic to the small man and farmers are no exception. In the wake of the withdrawal of the three...

WPI inflation eases to 13.56% in December

New Delhi: The wholesale price-based inflation bucked the 4-month rising trend in December 2021, and eased to 13.56 per cent, even though food prices hardened,...

Monetary policy of India is financially inclusive by design: RBI DG Patra

Mumbai: The country's monetary policy is, by design, financially inclusive and this strategy will result in policy effectiveness and welfare maximisation going ahead, Reserve...

SBI increases base rate by 0.1%

New Delhi: Country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) has increased benchmark lending rate or base rate by 0.1 per cent, a move...

Allowing cryptocurrency may erode central bank’s control over money supply: Former RBI Guv

Kolkata: Former Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao has said the central bank could lose control over money supply and inflation management if...

RBI to develop UPI for feature phones to boost digital payments

New Delhi: With an aim to increase the penetration of digital payments, the Reserve Bank of India has decided to develop the UPI platform...

Opinion: Mainstreaming digital lending

By Dr K Srinivasa Rao Innovations in financial intermediation led by fintechs and virtual banks have changed the landscape of lending to retailers and small...

RBI maintains status quo for 8th time; retains repo rate at 4 pc

This is the eighth time in a row that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has maintained status quo.

Architecture for infra financing

When startups can raise billions without any difficulty, why is infra financing proving to be a puzzle over decades?

The crux of cryptocurrencies

By R Gandhi Cryptocurrencies, or virtual currencies, have caught the fancy of over one-and-a-half crore Indians as per claims of cryptocurrency exchanges. The trading volume...

Telangana 4th largest contributor to economy: RBI

Hyderabad: Just seven years into existence, Telangana, rising from being a parched poverty-ridden region, has emerged as the fourth largest contributor State to the...

Editorial: Safety net for urban labour

Migration tragedy and economic slowdown have highlighted the need for replicating MGNREGS in urban areas

Status quo to boost growth

The differentiating aspect of the current monetary policy review is the convincing optimism that can propel market sentiments

RBI raises retail inflation projection for FY22 to 5.7 pc

In the previous Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in June, the RBI's CPI inflation projection for the current fiscal stood at 5.1 per cent.

RBI keeps policy rate unchanged; repo retained at 4 pc

This is the seventh time in a row that the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) headed by RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has maintained status quo.

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