Regulatory Snapshot 2014

Posted by: Girija Gadre on Mon, Jan 5th, 2015

In the year 2014, the Securities and Exchange Board of India, SEBI, introduced new regulations and made changes to existing once through circulars and notifications. This infographic shows a timeline summary of these events. Read more

Nifty's Journey over the Last 10 Years

Posted by: Arti Anand Bhargava on Fri, Jan 2nd, 2015

The sentiment in the Indian equity market is positive. Nifty gained 30% in 2014, breaking through the 8000 mark and creating some records along the way. The sentiment in the market is bullish. This blog tries to put this out-performance into perspective by tracing the journey of Nifty over the last 10 years.  Read more

How do banks respond to RBI's Rate Actions? Part 2: What are banks likely to do now, should RBI cut rates?

Posted by: Uma Shashikant and Deepa Vasudevan on Thu, Dec 18th, 2014

Monetary policy is effective only when RBI actions are transmitted to bank lending rates. Part 1 of this blog explains how the asymmetric nature of monetary transmission impacts base rates. In Part 2, we discuss how the way banks source funds impedes their ability to reduce base rates despite ample liquidity and strong deposit growth.  Read more

How do banks respond to RBI's Rate Actions? Part 1 : Banks respond faster to hikes, not cuts

Posted by: Uma Shashikant and Deepa Vasudevan on Wed, Dec 17th, 2014

Monetary policy is effective only when RBI actions are transmitted to bank lending rates. Part 1 of this blog explains how the asymmetric nature of monetary transmission impacts base rates. In Part 2, we discuss how the way banks source funds impedes their ability to reduce base rates despite ample liquidity and strong deposit growth.  Read more

Decoding the Yen Depreciation

Posted by: Deepa Vasudevan on Wed, Nov 19th, 2014

The yen has depreciated by over 35% since the Abe government took over two years ago. The policies of Abenomics aimed to pull Japan out of decades of low growth and deflation. This timeline highlights key milestones in the yen-dollar exchange rate since the implementation of Abenomics strategies.  Read more