World  /  Published 19.06.22

Is recession unavoidable?

We are in a double bind right now. Prices are going through the roof but all the signs suggest that the economy is weakening. The answer to higher prices is normally to raise interest rates, but this ...
By Jonathan Perraton in United Kingdom

Opinion  /  Published 14.06.22

Binary equation

Has the macroeconomic configuration turned binary? With inflation occupying centre stage, the choice seems fast splitting between stability and growth. Can the former be secured without compromising t...
By Renu Kohli

Opinion  /  Published 10.06.22

Some cheer: Declining infant mortality rate

Reports on India’s health parameters are usually disheartening — minimal GDP investment and the poor medical infrastructure are some of the causes of this depressing picture. But there is ...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 08.06.22

RBI on future policy

RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday said the Ukraine-Russia war has led to globalisation of inflation and is posing new challenges, as the central bank upped the inflation projection to 6.7 per ...
By Our bureau and PTI in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 08.06.22

RBI retains FY23 GDP forecast at 7.2%

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday retained its GDP growth forecast at 7.2 for the current fiscal but cautioned against negative spillovers of geopolitical tensions and a slowdown in the global economy. A...
By Our bureau and PTI in Mumbai


Business  /  Published 02.06.22

Govt remains upbeat after weak Q4 show

The Centre on Wednesday swatted away fears of stagflation even as the growth print of 4.1 per cent in the fourth quarter was the lowest in the last fiscal. Economic affairs secretary Ajay Seth told r...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 01.06.22

GDP growth further down in 4th quarter

“The downward revision in the last fiscal’s GDP growth was expected as the omicron variant and the start of the Russia-Ukraine war hit the last quarter. The Indian economy has grown by onl...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 01.06.22

Rising yields deepen inflation fears

Bond yields did not hit the roof even after the RBI’s surprise 40 basis points hike in the repo rate earlier this month because of expectations of support from the central bank and early monsoon...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 31.05.22

GDP grows 8.7 per cent: Centre

India's economy grew by 4.1 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2021-22, pushing up the annual growth rate to 8.7 per cent, official data showed on Tuesday. However, growth in the January-March per...
By Our bureau and PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 25.05.22

Pressure on RBI to check yields

In an interview with CNBC TV-18, RBI governor Shaktikanta Das said it has various policy instruments at its disposal to tamp down yields such as Operation Twist which involves buying long-end debt whi...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai


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