That Rustle of a Ruffled Rupee Again

Aresh Shirali

Given how globalised India has got since the rupee was freed to float, turbulence was only to be expected. But it may not be such a bad idea to nudge the currency along a bit


On the Road to Recovery with Arun Jaitley

Why Raghuram Rajan Is Wrong

Rajan believes that it is too early to be complacent about inflation. For him, it is too risky to cut rates now. The reality is that Rajan isn’t likely to get a more benign scenario for a rate cut

A Tight Fist

No interest rate relief in sight

Gentlemen Prefer Inflation Indexed Bonds

Instead of WPI-linked bonds, Indian households would rather have CPI-linked securities shield them from inflation

Don’t Make a Hash of the Cash

Will the Government’s cash transfer scheme set off inflation? This and other risks to watch out for

Chinese Whispers as Strategic Tools

China’s record on keeping its inflation under control has been quite remarkable of late. What could possibly explain this?

Mr Prime Minister, You Are Defaulting

For all his reformist credentials, the PM is in danger of being remembered as a failure on the issue that matters most—inflation

The Long View at Long Last

Inflation can distort investment and the overall allocation of resources in an economy

The Price of Onions Explained

Why has the agriculture sector growth not eased surging food inflation


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