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    1. August 4, 2015

      Rajan stresses RBI policy independence

      Raghuram Rajan, the governor of India’s central bank, said the institution had reached a “broad consensus” with the...

    2. July 24, 2015

      New Delhi should loosen its grip on interest rates

      Steering Indian monetary policy must rank as one of the toughest jobs around. Depending on which index is used, prices...

    Special Reports

    1. India and Globalisation 2012

      Growth has slowed at home but cash-rich, family-owned groups are still in the mood to ...
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    1. July 24, 2015

      India moves to reduce central bank powers on interest rates

      India’s government has signalled it will remove control of interest rates from the central bank, in a controversial...

    2. June 22, 2015

      India infrastructure: Built on debt

      Some day, the Delhi Metro will be able to take race fans to the Buddh International Circuit, a $400m, 16-turn,...

    3. June 8, 2015

      India to crack down on companies that fail to repay loans

      India has increased pressure on its heavily indebted companies with rules that allow banks to push out business owners...

    4. June 3, 2015

      Domestic investors board India equity run

      Foreign fund managers piled into India last year, pushing shares to record highs. But with the country’s bull run...

    5. June 2, 2015

      India cuts interest rates for third time this year

      India’s central bank on Tuesday cut its key interest rate for the third time this year to encourage sluggish investment...

    6. May 21, 2015

      India’s microfinance groups bounce back

      India’s microfinance industry increased its total loan portfolio 61 per cent over the past financial year to a record...

    7. May 18, 2015

      Nimble private lenders take aim at India’s static banking sector

      With its jaunty branding and stewardesses decked out in identikit 50s-style wigs, India’s IndiGo airline seems a world...

    8. May 7, 2015

      Rupee hit by tax dispute and rising oil

      The Indian rupee, a rare standout performer this year among emerging market currencies, fell to its lowest level for 20...

    9. beyondbrics

      May 4, 2015

      Reform is the only answer to India’s growth-inflation problem

      A stark dichotomy has emerged between Indian economic data and the reality on the ground. In the latest example, the...

    10. April 28, 2015

      Bandhan: new bank with unlikely head start on Indian billionaires

      The biggest names in Indian business — including Anil Ambani, the Aditya Birla group and the Bajaj group — entered the...

    11. April 21, 2015

      RBI rate cuts evade India’s real economy

      When India held rates again this month it was less a sign of confidence in the economy or the end of inflationary fears...

    12. April 7, 2015

      Australian and Indian central banks hold steady on rates

      Central banks in Australia and India took a break from monetary easing and held benchmark interest rates steady. In the...

    13. beyondbrics

      March 30, 2015

      Guest post: seven reasons why India will cut rates on April 7

      By Rajeev Malik of CLSA The general drift in the financial trenches is that Governor Raghuram Rajan of the Reserve Bank...

    14. beyondbrics

      March 13, 2015

      EM monetary policy and the fear of the Fed

      If there’s one thing that central banks like, it is being independent. But EM central bankers’ decisions are currently...

    15. March 4, 2015

      Indian banks: paper chase

      A good salesperson can sell even duff goods. Some goods are so good they sell themselves. India’s stock market — up 46...

    16. February 24, 2015

      Meet India’s old-style central banker

      Raghuram Rajan, the governor of the Reserve Bank of India, is what most central bankers used to be — an independent...

    17. February 3, 2015

      Australia cuts rates to record low

      The Reserve Bank of Australia has sided with the growing flock of doves, becoming the latest global central bank to cut...

    18. January 16, 2015

      India has every chance to outstrip China if it tries

      Forecasts this week by the World Bank revived a prediction often made down the years: that growth in one of the Asian...

    19. beyondbrics

      January 16, 2015

      India, Peru and Egypt show acceleration in EM's easing cycle

      Unexpectedly early interest rate cuts in India, Peru and Egypt on Thursday indicate that falling oil prices and...

    20. January 15, 2015

      India: Delhi-cate balance

      India once had an addiction called inflation. Previous governments promised much but always relied on negative real...

    21. January 15, 2015

      Asia’s central bankers lean towards looser policy

      For the past few years Asian central bankers have faced a quandary — keep rates at record lows and stoke a potentially...

    22. January 15, 2015

      India rate cut launches monetary easing

      India cut its key interest rate by 25 basis points at an impromptu meeting on Thursday in an effort to boost economic...

    23. January 14, 2015

      Tata and NTT DoCoMo receive strong signal on ending collaboration

      India’s central bank has signalled that it is likely to allow Tata to complete a Rs72.5bn ($1.1bn) deal with Japan’s...

    24. beyondbrics

      January 6, 2015

      Could India curb gold imports again?

      A jump in gold imports to India since the scrapping of quantitative restrictions last November is fuelling questions...

    25. December 28, 2014

      Doubts dog India’s banks’ sell-off plan

      India’s prime minister Narendra Modi this month unveiled plans to sell down government holdings in public sector banks,...

    26. December 16, 2014

      Rupee sinks to year low on growth fears

      India’s rupee plunged to its lowest level in more than a year on Tuesday while stocks fell as much as 2 per cent amid...

    27. beyondbrics

      December 10, 2014

      Guest post: credibility of Indian reforms riding on disinvestment programme

      By Shumita Sharma Deveshwar of Trusted Sources The Indian government’s sale of a 5 per cent stake in the Steel...

    28. December 2, 2014

      Indian central bank raises prospect of rate cut ‘early next year’

      Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, has kept the country’s key interest rates unchanged but held out...

    29. FT Alphaville

      November 28, 2014

      An Indian precedent for Switzerland

      Switzerland’s “anyone can initiate a referendum if they’ve got enough signatures” society gets to vote on the “Save our...

    30. November 28, 2014

      India scraps gold import restrictions

      India has scrapped controversial quantitative restrictions on gold imports that have triggered a spike in smuggling and...

    31. beyondbrics

      November 24, 2014

      Monetary policy divergence splits EM into two camps

      As Alan Beattie wrote recently, a clear divergence in monetary policy is polarising the emerging market (EM) universe....

    32. beyondbrics

      November 7, 2014

      EM central banks go their separate ways

      Two central banks surprised the world last week with unexpected hikes in interest rates in the face of panicky...

    33. October 16, 2014

      Narendra Modi accelerates economic reform drive

      Narendra Modi, Indian prime minister, has accelerated his economic reform drive a day after his party won two state...

    34. October 15, 2014

      Economic windfall for India as global growth slows

      Amid gloom over global economic growth and uncertain prospects for emerging markets, India is beginning to stand out as...

    35. beyondbrics

      September 15, 2014

      India's mixed data suggests economic recovery not yet secure

      Investors have been awaiting an upturn in India’s economy since Narendra Modi, prime minister, took power in May. But a...

    36. beyondbrics

      September 8, 2014

      How to tackle India's gold glut: recycle it

      Import restrictions and the rival appeal of equities have put a damper on India’s gold market, traditionally the...

    37. The A-List

      September 3, 2014

      The contested ties between asset prices and QE

      The development of economies can to some extent be predicted. For example, when an economy has recently been growing at...

    38. September 1, 2014

      India eyes China as economic confidence returns

      When the talk turns to China, you can tell India is feeling improved. During Delhi’s late 2000s boom, bullish types...

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