Richard Iley
Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint

Case for rate cut ambiguous at best

4 min read . 01 Dec 2016
A file photo of RBI governor Raghuram Rajan. Photo: Sameer Joshi/Mint<br />
The Indian economy remains sluggish, financial conditions tight, inflation benign and global financial markets well-behaved. <br />

It’s now or never for RBI

4 min read . 28 May 2015
RBI is unlikely to join the rate cut club, at least for the time being, when it concludes its latest bimonthly policy review on 2 December. Photo: Bloomberg<br />

Curb your enthusiasm on rate cuts

4 min read . 27 Nov 2014
No central bank, least of all RBI, operates in a political vacuum and the last policy statement is best interpreted as another salvo in the ongoing game of cat and mouse between RBI and North Block. Photo: Mint<br />

Monetary policy: A rate cut mirage

3 min read . 30 Jul 2014
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has shown a refreshing willingness to wrong foot market expectations. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint<br />
<br />By Bloomberg<br />

The carrot and the stick

4 min read . 09 Apr 2012