November 26, 2018
Central bank bows to pressure from Narendra Modi sending INR rising
RBI has bowed to political pressure from the prime minister following heightened tensions between the central bank and the government.
October 17, 2018
The great Indian inflation puzzle
The initial success of flexible inflation targeting by RBI’s monetary policy committee is undoubtedly welcome, but the acid test lies ahead
October 15, 2018
Can India Dollarise the Diaspora Bond?
India, like other countries, must shape up or slip into contagion and crisis.
October 08, 2018
Myths, Theories and Rupee Realities
The slide in the rupee is propelled by multiple factors
October 08, 2018
Is the rupee undervalued or is it overvalued?
The Indian currency appears fairly valued if one looks at price levels on the one hand and average purchasing power parity income levels on the other
October 03, 2018
A $75 billion question for Indian policy makers
More than $75 billion of foreign savings will be needed to fund the estimated current account deficit for the fiscal year that will end in March 2019
September 10, 2018
The Fuzzy Fiscals of Petro Prices
There is a booming industry in petro price jokes. Videos and words from the past are haunting the BJP in 2018.
September 03, 2018
Repetitive Rhetoric and Raging Rupee
The journey from systemic somnolence to stated “concern” to panic depends on the velocity of volatility and the momentum of events.
May 21, 2018
The Rupee and the triple whammy
A week, it is said, is a long time in politics. So it is for the economy.
August 29, 2017
Calls to Weaken Rupee are Misguided
The need for India to allow the market to freely determine the value of the Rupee while focussing on its inflation-targeting monetary policy regime.