Monetary Policy Review: February 2020

13 February 2020

Meeting the market’s expectations and in line with CARE Ratings’ expectations, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) maintained status quo in its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy review, retaining the repo rate unchanged at 5.15% while maintaining to stance at ‘accommodative’ citing the growth concerns while ensuring the inflation remains within the RBI’s target range of 4% (+/- 2%). All members voted in favour of the above decision.

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Budget Expectations: FY21

28 January 2020

The general sentiment surrounding the Union Budget 2020-21 is that the government would announce a series of measures that would help kick start the revival of the domestic economy. Growth has slumped to an 11 year low in the current financial year and is projected to be 5% by the RBI (5.2% is our forecast).

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Industrial output: November 2019

13 January 2020

During the first 8 months of fiscal year 2019-20, the IIP grew at a lacklustre pace of 0.6% compared with the 5% growth in the corresponding period last year.

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Is investment activity picking up in the economy?

06 January 2020

Investment activity is imperative for the growth of the economy as it has potential to generate output in multiples. The investment in the current fiscal has been subdued so far and a rebound in investment will necessary to enhance the pace of growth.

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Study on Employment for the last 5 years

21 November 2019

The Study reveals that aggregate headcount or employment increased at a CAGR of 3.3% between 2014-15 and 2018-19 i.e. over a four-year period.

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Analysis of IIP growth in September

13 November 2019

Growth came in lower at -4.3% and this was witnessed across all sectors – mining, manufacturing and electricity. In terms of use based classification, growth was negative for both capital and consumer goods which is disappointing.

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Weekly Liquidity Report 6 August

10 August 2018

The liquidity report presents an assessment of the liquidity scenario of India’s banking and financial system for the week ended 10 August’18. An evaluation of various indicators such as repo and reverse repo transactions, call money rates, T-bills and G-Secs yields, government borrowings, bank deposit and credit growth and key global interest rates has been undertaken here to help illustrate the underlying system level liquidity scenario.

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