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The Age
Standing still key risk ahead of Bank of England meetingat noon in London on Thursday, alongside MPC members' votes and new economic fo
Standing still key risk ahead of Bank of England meeting
The Age / Posted an hour ago
at noon in London on Thursday, alongside MPC members' votes and new economic forecasts. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe The Monetary Policy Committee is debating a range of measures amid signs that the economy is slumping. While Chancellor of the... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Standing still key risk ahead of Bank of England meetingat noon in London on Thursday, alongside MPC members' votes and new economic fo
Standing still key risk ahead of Bank of England meeting
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted an hour ago
at noon in London on Thursday, alongside MPC members' votes and new economic forecasts. Photo: Chris Ratcliffe The Monetary Policy Committee is debating a range of measures amid signs that the economy is slumping. While Chancellor of the... Read more
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International Business Times
FX Focus: Pound heads for third consecutive month of decline ahead of BoE's decision Generale said that the majority of analysts expect interest rates to be cut nex
FX Focus: Pound heads for third consecutive month of decline ahead of BoE's decision
International Business Times / Posted 10 hours ago
Generale said that the majority of analysts expect interest rates to be cut next week, with a small majority expecting the Monetary Policy Committee to resist restarting the asset-purchase programme. "Volatility will inevitably be a key feature... Read more
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Reuters
Don't panic, Nigerian governor says, as bank shake-out loomsCentral Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele speaks during the monthly Monetary Policy
Don't panic, Nigerian governor says, as bank shake-out looms
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
Central Bank Governor Godwin Emefiele speaks during the monthly Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja, Nigeria January 26, 2016. LAGOS Breaking the central bankers' taboo on use of the 'p-word', Nigeria's Godwin Emefiele is urging people not to... Read more
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Business Standard India
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRAis close to upper end of the RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Reg
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRA
Business Standard India / Posted 14 hours ago
is close to upper end of the RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Regardless of the imminent appointment of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that would determine the policy rate required to achieve the inflation target going forward,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reduce Taxes to Save Economy, NACCIMA, MAN Urge Govtis still stimulated to help the nation emerge from the ongoing recession. He s
Reduce Taxes to Save Economy, NACCIMA, MAN Urge Govt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 14 hours ago
is still stimulated to help the nation emerge from the ongoing recession. He said: "With respect to the decision of the Monetary Policy Committee of the Central Bank of Nigeria to raise the Monetary Policy Rate from 12 per cent as at March 22,... Read more
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The Hindu
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRAJune is close to upper end of RBI’s target of 4 per cent (+/— 2 per cent). “Re
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRA
The Hindu / Posted 14 hours ago
June is close to upper end of RBI’s target of 4 per cent (+/— 2 per cent). “Regardless of the imminent appointment of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that would determine the policy rate required to achieve the inflation target going forward,... Read more
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asianage
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRAJune is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Re
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy: ICRA
asianage / Posted 15 hours ago
June is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Regardless of the imminent appointment of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that would determine the policy rate required to achieve the inflation target going forward,... Read more
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asianage
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy ICRAJune is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Re
RBI to keep rates unchanged in Aug 9 policy ICRA
asianage / Posted 15 hours ago
June is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Regardless of the imminent appointment of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that would determine the policy rate required to achieve the inflation target going forward,... Read more
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The Economic Times
RBI to keep rates unchanged in August 9 policy: ICRAJune is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Re
RBI to keep rates unchanged in August 9 policy: ICRA
The Economic Times / Posted 15 hours ago
June is close to upper end of RBI's target of 4 per cent (+/- 2 per cent). "Regardless of the imminent appointment of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) that would determine the policy rate required to achieve the inflation target going forward,... Read more
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Market Watch
Fed minutes will likely show majority support for September interest-rate hike, analyst saysdidn’t take long for David Blanchflower, a more dovish Dartmouth College profes
Fed minutes will likely show majority support for September interest-rate hike, analyst says
Market Watch / Posted yesterday
didn’t take long for David Blanchflower, a more dovish Dartmouth College professor and former member of Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, to express incredulity. Blanchflower thinks politics and the November election will be a major... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele - Ethical Foundation for Leadership Excellence Breakfast MeetingBank is now embarking on leadership development customised for each management
Deputy Governor Daniel Mminele - Ethical Foundation for Leadership Excellence Breakfast Meeting
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Bank is now embarking on leadership development customised for each management level. We concluded the most recent of our Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meetings less than a week ago, and my remarks today will be largely informed by our... Read more
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The Economic Times
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospect: IMFfor the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a st
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospect: IMF
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
for the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a strong institutional design of the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee and further reducing impediments to monetary transmission. It further noted that further... Read more
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Business Standard India
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospectfor the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a st
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospect
Business Standard India / Posted yesterday
for the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a strong institutional design of the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee and further reducing impediments to monetary transmission. Meanwhile, a continued focus on low... Read more
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asianage
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospectfor the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a st
India should continue fiscal consolidation for better prospect
asianage / Posted yesterday
for the economy include, strengthening the new monetary framework, through a strong institutional design of the RBI's Monetary Policy Committee and further reducing impediments to monetary transmission. Meanwhile, a continued focus on low... Read more
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Mail & Guardian
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'South African bonds give a yield of between 8% and 9% “it’s a no brainer”, he a
The JSE's R100bn foreign investor slip-up 'is embarrassing but not devastating'
Mail & Guardian / Posted yesterday
South African bonds give a yield of between 8% and 9% “it’s a no brainer”, he adds. But he expresses concern that Sarb’s monetary policy committee cited the incorrect figures in their recent interest rates announcement. “The [committee... Read more
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iol.co.za
Mining, manufacturing to lift SA growththe Reserve Bank for the second time running kept interest rates on hold to giv
Mining, manufacturing to lift SA growth
iol.co.za / Posted yesterday
the Reserve Bank for the second time running kept interest rates on hold to give a boost to the economy. As noted in the monetary policy committee (MPC) statement, the domestic growth remains extremely challenging. “Real economic activity in... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Thai stocks up on Japan's massive stimulus packagebetween Britain and the EU could further affect annual Thai exports this year,
Thai stocks up on Japan's massive stimulus package
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
between Britain and the EU could further affect annual Thai exports this year, he said. The Bank of Thailand's Monetary Policy Committee is expected to stand pat on its 1.5% policy interest rate until late next year, while the US... Read more
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Fortune
Here's the Janet Yellen's Biggest Problem With the U.S. Economydays, but human resources are actually one thing Corporate America is willing t
Here's the Janet Yellen's Biggest Problem With the U.S. Economy
Fortune / Posted 2 days ago
days, but human resources are actually one thing Corporate America is willing to pay up for. As the Federal Reserve’s monetary policy committee, the FOMC, pointed out in the statement following its July meeting, job growth has been quite... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Criticism Trails CBN's Decision to Hike MPR to 14%hike will lead to increased corporate failures, unemployment and decline in the
Criticism Trails CBN's Decision to Hike MPR to 14%
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
hike will lead to increased corporate failures, unemployment and decline in the nation's stock market. At the end of its Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja yesterday, the CBN, raised the MPR from 12 percent to 14 per cent, while... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Central Bank Raises Interest Rate to 14 PercentBy Chris Agabi and Sunday Michael Ogwu Lagos — Rising from its 251st Monetary
Central Bank Raises Interest Rate to 14 Percent
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
By Chris Agabi and Sunday Michael Ogwu Lagos — Rising from its 251st Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) announced an increase in the benchmark interest rate by 200 basis points, from 12 to 14 percent. Announcing the... Read more
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iol.co.za
UK’s economy before BrexitBOE policy maker Martin Weale declaring this week he’s now in favour of immedia
UK’s economy before Brexit
iol.co.za / Posted 2 days ago
BOE policy maker Martin Weale declaring this week he’s now in favour of immediate stimulus, investors are convinced the Monetary Policy Committee will cut interest rates to a new record low next week. Weale told the Financial Times that any... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Corruption clean-up is top reason for China’s slowdown: Former central bankerECONOMY "RECOVERING, NOT SLIDING" As for global economic prospects, the former
Corruption clean-up is top reason for China’s slowdown: Former central banker
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
ECONOMY "RECOVERING, NOT SLIDING" As for global economic prospects, the former member of the People’s Bank of China’s Monetary Policy Committee was more upbeat than a number of economists based in developed countries. The International... Read more
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Newsmax
Dollar Will Continue to Climb But Won't Boost Other InvestmentsThe Fed would surprise nobody if it remained too cautious for the very simple r
Dollar Will Continue to Climb But Won't Boost Other Investments
Newsmax / Posted 2 days ago
The Fed would surprise nobody if it remained too cautious for the very simple reason that as the Bank of England Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) member Martin Weale just said: “If you spend all the time waiting for a clear signal, it never... Read more
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Civil Georgia
Central Bank Cuts Key Rate to 6.75%beginning of 2015 to 8% by the end of last year. The key rate was remaining unc
Central Bank Cuts Key Rate to 6.75%
Civil Georgia / Posted 2 days ago
beginning of 2015 to 8% by the end of last year. The key rate was remaining unchanged at 8% in the first three months of this year before cutting it to 7.5% in April. Central bank’s monetary policy committee will hold its next meeting on September... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
JSE Error Correctedthat incorrect data (combined bond and equity net purchases by non-residents) w
JSE Error Corrected
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
that incorrect data (combined bond and equity net purchases by non-residents) was quoted in the 21 July statement of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The incorrect data did not have any bearing on the MPC's decision," said the bank. Last... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Raises Interest Rate to Stem Rising Inflationmonth of June jumped from 15.6 percent in May to 16.5 percent. The CBN governo
CBN Raises Interest Rate to Stem Rising Inflation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
month of June jumped from 15.6 percent in May to 16.5 percent. The CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, said at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting in Abuja, that the committee also decided to retain the cash reserve ratio (CRR) at... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Decision to Stop Forex Payment to BDCS Was Reviewed - - CBNopting for commercial banks as a way of curbing abuse and shoring up dwindling
Why Decision to Stop Forex Payment to BDCS Was Reviewed - - CBN
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
opting for commercial banks as a way of curbing abuse and shoring up dwindling foreign reserves. But at the end of the Monetary Policy Committee meeting in Abuja on Tuesday, the CBN governor, Godwin Emefiele, said considering the the size of... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarterto shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarter
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
to shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic growth. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is now eyeing an interest rate cut or an expansion in quantitative easing next week in the... Read more
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North-West Evening Mail
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarterto shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarter
North-West Evening Mail / Posted 2 days ago
to shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic growth. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is now eyeing an interest rate cut or an expansion in quantitative easing next week in the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Economy beats forecasts with second quarter growthto shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic
Economy beats forecasts with second quarter growth
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
to shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic growth. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is now eyeing an interest rate cut or an expansion in quantitative easing next week in the... Read more
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Daily Record
Q&A: What are negative interest rates and what do they mean for your cash?rate falling below zero but will do our utmost to protect our customers from im
Q&A: What are negative interest rates and what do they mean for your cash?
Daily Record / Posted 2 days ago
rate falling below zero but will do our utmost to protect our customers from impacts.” In mid-July the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted to keep the base rate at 0.5 per cent, where it has been since March 2009. Carney said in... Read more
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The News and Star
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarterto shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic
Economy beats forecasts to grow by 0.6% in second quarter
The News and Star / Posted 2 days ago
to shift his stance on Wednesday in favour of measures to shore up UK economic growth. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), is now eyeing an interest rate cut or an expansion in quantitative easing next week in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Abe - Govt Urgently Needs to Focus More On the Capital Marketand serve as a strategy to counter currency devaluation. Do you think the adop
Abe - Govt Urgently Needs to Focus More On the Capital Market
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
and serve as a strategy to counter currency devaluation. Do you think the adoption of a more flexible rate policy by the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) will boost the stock market? Yes, I think so. This is because the capital market is the... Read more
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heraldscotland
Economists forecast rate cut as MPC member changes tackMr Weale, viewed as one of the more hawkish members of the Bank of England’s Mo
Economists forecast rate cut as MPC member changes tack
heraldscotland / Posted 2 days ago
Mr Weale, viewed as one of the more hawkish members of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee, said last week that uncertainty over the economic impact of the Brexit vote “points to the argument that we should wait for firmer evidence before... Read more
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heraldscotland
BT PUSHES MARKET HIGHER DESPITE ROCKY DAY FOR OIL PRICESwho indicated that the UK economy may require a dose of monetary stimulus next
BT PUSHES MARKET HIGHER DESPITE ROCKY DAY FOR OIL PRICES
heraldscotland / Posted 3 days ago
who indicated that the UK economy may require a dose of monetary stimulus next month. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), shifted his stance in favour of an interest rate cut or an expansion of quantitative easing... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govts must protect central banks' independence, says Rajanframework that critics argue do not take into consideration volatile components
Govts must protect central banks' independence, says Rajan
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
framework that critics argue do not take into consideration volatile components like vegetables and other food. The monetary policy committee will have to explain its failure only in case the inflation target is missed for three quarters in... Read more
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New Zealand's National Business Review
McDonald’s disappointsrose 0.2%, while Germany's DAX index climbed 0.5%. Meanwhile, Martin Weale, an
McDonald’s disappoints
New Zealand's National Business Review / Posted 3 days ago
rose 0.2%, while Germany's DAX index climbed 0.5%. Meanwhile, Martin Weale, an independent member of the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee, told the Financial Times that he has changed his mind after a series of negative business surveys... Read more
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dna
Raghuram Rajan clarifies his stand on criticisms around RBI's policygovernment's decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a for
Raghuram Rajan clarifies his stand on criticisms around RBI's policy
dna / Posted 3 days ago
government's decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a formal inflation target and the creation of a monetary policy committee," he added. It can be recalled Rajan faced attacks from a section of ruling BJP - notable among... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
BT pushes market higher despite rocky day for oil priceswho indicated that the UK economy may require a dose of monetary stimulus next
BT pushes market higher despite rocky day for oil prices
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 3 days ago
who indicated that the UK economy may require a dose of monetary stimulus next month. Mr Weale, a member of the Bank's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC), shifted his stance in favour of an interest rate cut or an expansion of quantitative easing... Read more
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The Hindu
‘Independent RBI, a must for growth’government’s decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a for
‘Independent RBI, a must for growth’
The Hindu / Posted 3 days ago
government’s decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a formal inflation target and the formation of a monetary policy committee.” Inflation targeting The Centre and the RBI have entered into an agreement to bring down... Read more
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dna
Differences with govt inherent, RBI must exert autonomy: D Subbaraoand the central bank, including on interest rates, also opined that the new fra
Differences with govt inherent, RBI must exert autonomy: D Subbarao
dna / Posted 3 days ago
and the central bank, including on interest rates, also opined that the new framework for setting rates through the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) might enhance Reserve Bank's autonomy. In an interview, Subbarao told PTI that such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reserve Bank On Incorrect Trading Data of Equitiesthat incorrect data (combined bond and equity net purchases by non-residents) w
Reserve Bank On Incorrect Trading Data of Equities
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
that incorrect data (combined bond and equity net purchases by non-residents) was quoted in the July 21 statement of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC). The incorrect data did not have any bearing on the Committee's decision. The revised data... Read more
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The Irish Times
British bank warns it could start charging for depositsfalling below zero, but will do our utmost to protect our customers from any im
British bank warns it could start charging for deposits
The Irish Times / Posted 3 days ago
falling below zero, but will do our utmost to protect our customers from any impacts.” In mid-July the Bank of England’s monetary policy committee voted to keep the base rate at 0.5 per cent, where it has been since March 2009. But Bank of... Read more
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Scotsman
RBS warns of negative interest charges if base rate fallsfalling below zero, but will do our utmost to protect our customers from any im
RBS warns of negative interest charges if base rate falls
Scotsman / Posted 3 days ago
falling below zero, but will do our utmost to protect our customers from any impacts.” In mid-July the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee voted to keep the base rate at 0.5%, where it has been since March 2009. But Bank of England... Read more
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Business Standard India
Rajan stresses on RBI independence for long-term growthframework that critics argue do not take into consideration volatile components
Rajan stresses on RBI independence for long-term growth
Business Standard India / Posted 3 days ago
framework that critics argue do not take into consideration volatile components like vegetables and other food. The monetary policy committee will have to explain its failure only in case the inflation target is missed for three quarters in... Read more
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New Kerala
Chemistry between finance minister and RBI Governor crucial: Subbarao - newkerala.com #96093for its policy stance," Subbarao said. To reduce this friction between the two
Chemistry between finance minister and RBI Governor crucial: Subbarao - newkerala.com #96093
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
for its policy stance," Subbarao said. To reduce this friction between the two institutions, he suggests formation of the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) may prove helpful as the RBI Governor alone would not be held responsible for interest... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
CBN Targets Rate Convergence With Directive to Sell Remittances to BDCSis one of our mandatory duties to the moderate rate depending on what happens i
CBN Targets Rate Convergence With Directive to Sell Remittances to BDCS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
is one of our mandatory duties to the moderate rate depending on what happens in that market," he added. But as the CBN's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) commences its two-day meeting today, experts have advised members of the committee to be more... Read more
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The Economic Times
Government must protect central bank's independence: Raghuram Rajangovernment's decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a for
Government must protect central bank's independence: Raghuram Rajan
The Economic Times / Posted 3 days ago
government's decision to enshrine its commitment to low inflation through a formal inflation target and the creation of a monetary policy committee," he added. It can be recalled Rajan faced attacks from a section of ruling BJP - notable among... Read more
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New Kerala
Protect independence of central banks: Rajan - newkerala.com #95953the Narendra Modi government had shown commitment to low inflation through a fo
Protect independence of central banks: Rajan - newkerala.com #95953
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
the Narendra Modi government had shown commitment to low inflation through a formal inflation target and the creation of a monetary policy committee. He said the slowdown in the growth of non-food credit by public sector banks was not because of... Read more
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