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Former RBI governor Bimal Jalan to lead economic capital framework review

Jalan will lead a six-member committee which will review the status, need and justification of various provisions.

27 Dec 2018 11:01 AM

Investment through P-notes rises to Rs 79,247 crore in November

As per the data, the fund inflow through P-notes in October this year was the lowest since March 2009.

26 Dec 2018 1:31 PM

Slowing GDP growth cause for concern: Kaushik Basu

The country's economy grew at 7.1 per cent in July-September, the lowest in three quarters.

24 Dec 2018 6:00 PM

New RBI governor should follow his "dharma" to protect autonomy: Rangarajan

Former RBI Governor seemed to suggest that the RBI can look at accommodating other factors if the headline inflation is down.

24 Dec 2018 5:06 PM

GST standard rate to be fixed between 12-18 pc as revenues increase: Jaitley

The GST Council in its last meeting cut rates on 23 items, thereby trimming the 28 per cent slab.

24 Dec 2018 12:44 PM


Govt to infuse Rs 83,000 cr in PSBs in next few months: Jaitley

The total recapitalisation in the current fiscal from Rs 65,000 crore to Rs 1.06 lakh crore.

20 Dec 2018 4:45 PM

Regulators can’t work in isolation: FM on spar with RBI, ex-governor Patel

Government used every instrument available to our advantage to force a discussion with RBI, says finance minister.

19 Dec 2018 11:56 AM

Working to bring 99 per cent things in sub-18 per cent GST slab: PM Modi

GST was framed according to the existing VAT or excise tax structures exercised in those respective states.

18 Dec 2018 1:43 PM

Demonetisation dragged economic growth down, says Rajan

The growth was also impacted by ‘tardy’ implementation of the goods and services tax, said the former RBI chief.

18 Dec 2018 10:43 AM

Transfer of excess reserve may pull down credit rating of RBI: Rajan

Highlighting that profit of the central bank largely comes due to devaluation of Indian currency.

17 Dec 2018 4:31 PM


Govt's intense pressure on RBI could undermine India's long-term financial stability

India's banking system continues to factor in its relatively weak governance and transparency.

17 Dec 2018 3:55 PM

Jaitley sees 8 per cent plus GDP growth rate as polls near

Economic affairs secretary echoes minister to say a USD 10 trillion economy by 2030.

17 Dec 2018 11:03 AM

GST regime led to better savings as tax rates came down

GST rates have been lowered on an array of commonly used goods and services which resulted in monthly savings for consumers.

17 Dec 2018 10:16 AM

Public credit registry better for SMEs, not spl norms: Acharya

The poll-bound government has also been pitching for easing the prompt corrective action norms.

15 Dec 2018 2:36 PM

India's November trade deficit narrows to $16.67 billion

India, the world’s third-biggest crude importer, buys over 80 percent of its oil from overseas markets.

15 Dec 2018 10:15 AM


Privatisation of PSBs not panacea; need to cut govt mandates for PSBs: Rajan

Banking system is overburdened with non-performing loans and there is a need to adequately professionalise boards of PSBs.

14 Dec 2018 5:07 PM

RBI board agrees to further examine governance framework

RBI board also reviewed the current economic situation, both global and domestic challenges.

14 Dec 2018 4:26 PM

WPI inflation falls to 4.64 pc in November on softening food prices

Food articles witnessed softening of prices with deflation at 3.31 per cent in November, against 1.49 per cent in October.

14 Dec 2018 12:36 PM

RBI board meeting underway to discuss new economic capital framework

The 18-member RBI board will also deliberate on relaxation of prompt corrective action norms.

14 Dec 2018 12:01 PM

RBI reserve should be used to fix financial system: Subramanian

Savings should not be used for current consumption, but for long-term investment, says Arvind Subramanian.

14 Dec 2018 11:20 AM