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    1. beyondbrics

      September 17, 2013

      India: CPI vs WPI, which to use?

      How do you measure that? Here’s a growing dilemma for India’s policy makers. According to the Wholesale Price Index,...

    2. FT Photo Diary

      August 30, 2013

      Fishing under cloudy skies

      Babu/Reuters Fishermen carry a box filled with fishes at a fishing harbour in the southern Indian city of Chennai. India’s...

    1. beyondbrics

      August 6, 2013

      [snap] new RBI chief, new rupee low

      Raghuram Rajan, chief economic adviser to India’s finance ministry, has just been announced as the next chief of the Reserve...

    2. July 30, 2013

      Rupee tumbles on RBI’s ‘apologetic’ tone

      India’s rupee tumbled below the psychologically important threshold of Rs60 to the US dollar on Tuesday, after its central...

    3. January 29, 2013

      India’s central bank cuts interest rates

      The Reserve Bank of India on Tuesday cut the country’s benchmark interest rate by 25 basis points, a move that will bring...

    4. October 30, 2012

      RBI defies government to hold rates

      India’s central bank defied government pressure to cut interest rates on Tuesday amid fears that rising inflation poses a...

    5. October 9, 2012

      Geithner welcomes India’s economic reform

      Tim Geithner, US Treasury secretary, on Tuesday praised India’s recent burst of reforms aimed at liberalising the economy,...

    6. September 4, 2012

      India’s banks face Basel III challenge

      India’s struggling banking sector will face a period of lower profitability as it seeks to raise at least Rs5,000bn ($90bn)...

    7. beyondbrics

      July 31, 2012

      India: RBI holds rates with eye on inflation

      The Reserve Bank of India kept benchmark interest rates on hold on Tuesday, in a widely expected bid to contain persistently...

    8. beyondbrics

      July 18, 2012

      Is a new Indian inflation index needed?

      WPI or CPI, or something new? Indian inflation is a complicated thing to follow. The governor of the Reserve Bank of India,...

    9. April 17, 2012

      India’s rate cut: think again

      A firefighter wouldn’t dream of stoking the fire he is trained to put out. But Duvvuri Subbarao, India’s central bank...

    10. April 17, 2012

      India cuts rates in effort to boost growth

      India’s central bank cut key lending rates for the first time in three years on Tuesday in an aggressive effort to stimulate...

    11. March 15, 2012

      RBI resists pressure and holds rates

      India’s central bank resisted cutting benchmark lending rates on Thursday as policymakers decided that more needed to be...

    12. February 21, 2012

      India’s global banking dreams confront reality

      When the State Bank of India started offering mortgages in the UK last month, it was as if a dream had started to come true...

    13. beyondbrics

      January 24, 2012

      New York headlines

      * Abu Dhabi approves major spending plan * India’s central bank warns on ‘fiscal slippage’ * EU eases Myanmar sanctions...

    14. January 24, 2012

      India’s central bank warns on ‘fiscal slippage’

      With five hotly contested state elections pending in February and March, India’s central bank has issued a stern warning to...

    15. beyondbrics

      January 2, 2012

      India PMI: good news, but not good enough

      Manufacturing in India picked up in December on the back of a rise in new orders, a brighter note amongst other Asian...

    16. beyondbrics

      October 27, 2011

      London headlines

      * Qatar joins Mexico with oil hedge * Infosys says seeks acquisitions worth up to $700m * South Korea doubles currency swap...

    17. October 25, 2011

      Shake-up for Indian banks as savings rates are set free

      India is set for one of the biggest shake-ups of its commercial banking industry in decades after a move by the Reserve Bank...

    18. October 25, 2011

      India’s ‘big bang’ will end lazy banking

      The winners and losers of India’s ‘big bang’ savings deposits deregulation appeared to be clear within moments of its...

    19. October 25, 2011

      Inflation in India: a cry for help

      Two more months? Duvvuri Subbarao’s projection that inflation will turn down in December is oddly specific. The governor of...

    20. October 25, 2011

      India deregulates savings interest rates

      The Reserve Bank of India has deregulated interest rates on the country’s savings accounts, triggering one of the biggest...

    21. October 25, 2011

      India raises rates amid growth warnings

      India has raised benchmark lending rates for the 13th time since March 2010, deepening fears that it may be alone in...

    22. beyondbrics

      September 14, 2011

      Indian rates: all set for a hike

      The chances of a rate hike in India on Friday increased with the publication today of inflation figures showing an annual...

    23. beyondbrics

      August 16, 2011

      India: trying to dampen inflation

      India’s inflation rate has eased a little – but not enough to prevent at least one more interest rate increase. Wholesale...

    24. July 26, 2011

      Indian inflation: interesting times

      Pranab Mukherjee is right: the decision by the Reserve Bank of India to raise interest rates by 50 basis points on Tuesday –...

    25. FT Alphaville

      July 26, 2011

      India unexpectedly raises rates by 50 points

      India’s central bank has raised interest rates by a higher than expected 50 basis points, signalling its determination to...

    26. July 26, 2011

      India stutters in race to double digit growth

      Economic officials typically accentuate the positive. Speaking to a gathering of economists in New Delhi a couple of weeks...

    27. July 26, 2011

      India unexpectedly raises rates by 50 points

      India’s central bank has raised interest rates by a higher than expected 50 basis points, signalling its determination to...

    28. June 22, 2011

      Inflation pressure mounts on New Delhi

      High food prices and the rising cost of crude oil have earned India a reputation for the highest inflation of...

    29. June 15, 2011

      India business warns central bank on rates

      India’s top industrialists have pleaded with the central bank not to raise benchmark lending rates on Thursday to combat the...

    30. May 3, 2011

      India lifts rates to curb inflation

      India has aggressively raised benchmark interest rates as the central bank tacitly acknowledged that the incremental steps...

    31. March 17, 2011

      India: central bank battles government

      Indian central bank governor Duvvuri Subbarao is much too polite to blame the government for India’s chronic inflation...

    32. January 25, 2011

      India’s inflation deters foreign investors

      Few would have guessed a year ago that a rise in the price of onions would put a brake on the stellar growth of India’s...

    33. January 25, 2011

      Indian industrialists fear rate rise too far

      Monetary policy meetings in India are now met with anguish by the country’s industrialists. A drum beat of seven successive...

    34. Money Supply

      January 25, 2011

      India raises rates but extends bank liquidity

      India’s Reserve Bank has raised rates to tackle inflation, while extending bank liquidity measures due to expire next week....

    35. January 25, 2011

      India’s growth push gets regional boost

      Asian countries are among the biggest investors in India as the region increasingly backs its own rapid growth amid a...

    36. November 30, 2010

      India rates pressure after surge in economy

      India’s economy grew close to 9 per cent in the three months to the end of September, putting pressure on the central bank...

    37. November 17, 2010

      India needs ‘quantum step’ in investment

      India’s central bank governor has warned that the country needs a "quantum step" in investment to achieve the ambitious...

    38. FT Alphaville

      November 3, 2010

      India may not increase rates for next three months

      “Immediate future rate action is unlikely barring some shocks,” Reserve Bank of India Governor Duvvuri Subbarao said in...

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