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Why is RBI chief Subbarao so cynical?

May 6, 2013

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In its policy review on May 3, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) did bring down the repo rate by 25 basis points but it also presented a gloomy outlook on growth and inflation which left the stock markets cold. The Sensex, which had surged in anticipation, fell 160 points. What makes the RBI so negative when even rating agencies are inclined to accept the emergence of green shoots?

India Market Weekahead: Buy on dips with no roadblocks till budget

By Ambareesh Baliga
November 4, 2012

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When will the repo rate be reduced?

November 1, 2012

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RBI policy review: Subbarao could have taken a calculated risk

By Ambareesh Baliga
October 30, 2012

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Will Subbarao oblige Mukherjee?

March 28, 2012

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