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आरबीआई के कार्य (और वक्तव्य) कैसे वित्तीय बाजारों को प्रभावित करते हैं

विकसित देशों में उनके केंद्रीय बैंक द्वारा घोषित नीतिगत दरों में अप्रत्याशित परिवर्तन के चलते वित्तीय बाजारों को लगने वाले मौद्रिक झटके के प्रति पर्याप्त प्रतिक्रिया दर्शाने के लिए जाना जाता है। यह ले...

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बजट 2022-23: सफलताएं एवं चूक

वर्ष 2022-23 के बजट की सफलताएं एवं चूक को रेखांकित करते हुए, राजेश्वरी सेनगुप्ता यह तर्क देती हैं कि सरकार द्वारा पूंजीगत व्यय को बढ़ावा देना एक सही दिशा में कदम प्रतीत होता है, जबकि संरक्षणवाद पर निर...

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How do RBI’s actions (and words) affect financial markets?

Financial markets in developed countries are known to react substantially to monetary shocks, that is, surprise changes in policy rates announced by the central bank. Based on a narrative analysis of ...

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Budget 2022-23: Hits and misses

Outlining the hits and misses of the Budget 2022-23, Rajeswari Sengupta contends that the capital expenditure push by the government seems to be a step in the right direction, while the rationale behi...

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Thinking about financial sector reforms in India

A key element of the economy that needs to function well in order to facilitate India’s strong and sustained recovery from the pandemic is the financial system. In this post, Sengupta and Vardhan d...

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Understanding the dynamics of the rupee-dollar exchange rate

Since 1993, the Indian rupee (INR) has officially been following a market-determined exchange rate – price is determined by demand for and supply of foreign exchange – with intervention by the Res...

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‘Consumerisation’ of banking in India: Cyclical or structural?

Over the past decade, India’s banking sector has undergone a transformation in terms of the proportion of credit extended to consumers and industry – with consumer credit now accounting for a larg...

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How open is India's capital account?

Although India began opening up its capital account in the mid-1990s, the approach towards financial liberalisation has been cautious. Tracing changes in the de-facto openness of the country’s capi...

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Of twists and turns: Monetary policy and ‘term premium’

As India’s economic growth slowed down in recent years, the reliance on monetary policy to stimulate growth increased significantly – especially during the pandemic. Analysing data from 2018-2020,...

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Covid-19 crisis: Response should not undermine institutions

The unprecedented economic crisis triggered by the Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in calls for drastic actions on part of the government and RBI. In this post, Sengupta and Vardhan content that these ...

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Productivity growth in Indian banking: Who gained?

Since the deregulation and privatisation reforms of the early 1990s, Indian banking has witnessed many significant changes. This article finds that the sector experienced steady productivity growth un...

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The pandemic and the package

The government has announced a package of fiscal and monetary policy actions, and broader economic reforms to set the economy back on track after the Covid-19 lockdown. In this post, Sengupta and Vard...

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