raghuram rajan_right Courtesy: Dhiraj Singh/getty
6 May 2014

Decoding RBI’s policy on foreign debt

The RBI’s two-pronged strategy to protect the economy from tapering-led volatility discourages unproductive external borrowings and prods foreign portfolio debt investors to think long-term. There's another vexed issue: the IMF has sounded a cautionary note on the rising number of foreign currency debt laden Indian firms

g20 Courtesy: G20 Taskforce, Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet
25 February 2014

RBI and G20: Time to recalibrate?

After 2008 the G20 framed guidelines for emerging economies to coordinate their financial actions with the developed world. But the US’s backtracking created havoc in many countries. Now, after the recent G20 meeting, it may be time for the RBI to reconsider some financial measures, which India took in good faith

Tarun Kataria Photo Courtesy: Tarun Kataria
21 June 2013

The rupee’s precipitous plunge

Tarun Kataria, CEO, Religare Capital Markets India foresaw the decline of the rupee to the 60 mark against the U.S. dollar several months ago. He speaks to Gateway House’s Manjeet Kripalani about the impact the rupee crisis will have on the economy and consumers and how the government can reverse the situation

BRICS: Their case against the U.S. Courtesy: Presidential Press and Information Office/Wikimedia Commons
30 March 2012

BRICS: Their case against the U.S.

If not dominated by China’s renminbi, what would nations with bills called renminbi, real, rupee, ruble and rand call their common currency? The BRICS quest for an alternative to the dollar is rooted in a belief that America’s printing press economy and mega banks are mega dangers to global stability.