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  1. September 16, 2014

    Worst is far from over for India’s indebted tycoons

    When Raghuram Rajan gives a warning, people listen. India’s central bank governor is credited with foretelling the 2008...

  2. September 15, 2014

    Rajan attacks banks for ‘outsourcing’ of risk assessment

    Central bank governor Raghuram Rajan has urged Indian lenders to begin “rooting out the bad apples” amid rising corruption...

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  1. 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 a...

  2. September 2, 2014

    Vijay Mallya feels full force of frustration within India’s banks

    In January 2012 – when India’s ailing Kingfisher Airlines urgently needed cash for jet fuel to keep its aircraft flying –...

  3. August 29, 2014

    India’s economy expands at fastest rate in two years

    During India’s recent election, Prime Minister Narendra Modi campaigned on the slogan “Good days are coming”. On Friday, he...

  4. August 15, 2014

    Lunch with the FT: Raghuram Rajan

    Dark monsoon rain clouds hang over Mumbai, as I gaze down at the city’s gothic skyline from the 18th floor of the Reserve...

  5. beyondbrics

    August 14, 2014

    India's Rajan offers vision on interest rates

    Introducing Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), at an Independence Day lecture on Wednesday...

  6. FT Alphaville

    August 7, 2014

    The (early) Lunch Wrap

    Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE Go long Harrods: This is the Russian government’s official decree banning food imports...

  7. August 7, 2014

    India’s Rajan sounds alarm on asset bubbles

    The world is at risk of another financial crash following a steep rise in asset prices, according to Raghuram Rajan,...

  8. August 5, 2014

    Confidence in India’s state lenders shaken by bribery scandal

    Facing rising bad loans, declining profits and falling market share, the heads of India’s public sector banks have plenty to...

  9. beyondbrics

    August 5, 2014

    India holds rates steady, seeks to boost bank lending

    India’s central bank left interest rates unchanged for a third straight meeting and tweaked a banking regulation to...

  10. August 5, 2014

    India’s central bank holds rates in inflation fight

    India’s central bank on Tuesday warned that high inflation remains a threat to the country’s long-term prospects, while...

  11. July 7, 2014

    The economic challenge for Modi

    Narendra Modi made history two months ago when he was elected India’s prime minister with a margin of victory that few had...

  12. June 16, 2014

    US manufacturing, India inflation

    Americas US The June Empire State Survey showed that New York manufacturers’ business conditions continued to improve for a...

  13. June 3, 2014

    Modi offered breathing space as Reserve Bank of India holds rates

    India’s central bank has given the new government of Narendra Modi breathing space by keeping interest rates steady –...

  14. May 16, 2014

    India stocks surge as Narendra Modi heads towards victory

    India’s markets surged as results in the national election pointed to a decisive victory for opposition leader Narendra Modi...

  15. Money Supply

    April 30, 2014

    Benoît Cœuré on the Rajan-Fed spat

    For those who have followed the scrap between Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, and his counterparts at...

  16. beyondbrics

    April 25, 2014

    El Nino threatens to boost India inflation

    While exploring Dharavi, one of Mumbai’s largest slums, earlier this week we found there was one complaint that most...

  17. April 13, 2014

    FAQ 2014

    What is the aim of the award? The Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award aims to identify the book...

  18. April 10, 2014

    Rajan warns global co-operation risks ‘breaking down’

    The governor of India’s central bank warned on Thursday that the extraordinarily loose monetary policies in rich countries...

  19. beyondbrics

    April 7, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    To mark the beginning of the polls in India on Monday, the FT launched an all singing interactive graphic which runs through...

  20. April 7, 2014

    More to rupee recovery than Modi mania

    Indian central bank governor Raghuram Rajan faces an unusually pleasant problem: what to do about his country’s...

  21. beyondbrics

    April 4, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    With polling just days away, Indian commentators were aghast with the cover story of Friday’s edition of The Economist,...

  22. beyondbrics

    April 2, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    Raghuram Rajan wasn’t kidding when he said the central bank was ready to hand out new banking licences as soon as the...

  23. beyondbrics

    April 1, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    The elections shouldn’t put India’s new banking licences on hold, the Election Commission has said, just hours after...

  24. beyondbrics

    April 1, 2014

    India keeps interest rates steady but tone is hawkish

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), held the repo lending rate steady at 8 per cent on Tuesday as...

  25. beyondbrics

    March 31, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    Soothing words are heard from finance minister Palaniappan Chidambaram on Monday around the strength of the Indian economy...

  26. beyondbrics

    March 31, 2014

    Second-guessing Rajan - and India's election

    It is ironic that Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, will announce India’s latest monetary policy...

  27. beyondbrics

    March 20, 2014

    India elections: daily wrap

    As polling day nears, there are some unexpected upshots to the upcoming general election. The rupee may strengthen on hopes...

  28. FT Alphaville

    February 26, 2014

    Raghuram 'Volcker' Rajan... good luck with that

    “If you do a Volcker, you kill the supply side, and then you are in a bad situation,” Mr Rajan said during an interview in...

  29. FT Alphaville

    February 25, 2014

    India in thrall to not so dead economists

    Narendra Modi as Reagan, Modi as Thatcher, Raghuram Rajan as a reluctant Volcker. The comparisons are easy to make, even if...

  30. February 23, 2014

    G20 aims to add $2tn to global economy

    The world’s biggest economies have agreed to target reforms aimed at adding more than $2tn to the global economy over five...

  31. February 12, 2014

    Yellen, tapering and a moribund G20

    So there you have it. The US Federal Reserve sets monetary policy to fit conditions in the US economy. If decisions taken by...

  32. beyondbrics

    February 7, 2014

    Rajan and the price-conscious Indian shopper: in sync

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, may be right when he dismisses the link between inflation and growth...

  33. February 5, 2014

    In Rajan, India may have found its inflation-slayer

    In an era when much of the world is worried about the possibility of drifting into Japanese-style deflation, one country has...

  34. beyondbrics

    February 4, 2014

    Indian markets: tricky times

    Source: Reuters The recent turmoil in emerging markets has hit India, reversing some of the the gains and optimism from the...

  35. beyondbrics

    February 3, 2014

    EM central bankers: guiders, reactors and mavericks

    Raghuram Rajan, governor of the Reserve Bank of India, accuses policy makers in the developed world of lacking...

  36. February 3, 2014

    Taqa in $1bn talks over Jaiprakash Indian hydropower assets

    Taqa, Abu Dhabi’s national energy group, is in talks to purchase two hydropower assets from India’s Jaiprakash Associates,...

  37. Money Supply

    February 2, 2014

    Why emerging markets are unlikely to sway the Fed

    After the Reserve Bank of India’s Raghuram Rajan took the Fed and other developed country central banks to task this week...

  38. January 31, 2014

    Exotic waves for the world economy

    Since the start of the decade, in a latter-day gold rush, investors have flocked to fast-growing emerging markets. The likes...

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