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“Softening core inflation should spur an easing of monetary policy by the RBI” ~ Poll.

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  Wholesale prices likely rose at their slowest annual pace in more than three years last month, strengthening chances of a rate cut at the Reserve Bank of India policy meeting next week, according to a Reuters poll of economists. February’s deceleration would be the fifth in a row, bringing inflation closer to RBI’s perceived comfort level of around 5

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RBI & government: A strained relationship.

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  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has made no bones about its view that monetary policy in India has been constrained by the central government’s policies. It has, in numerous policy statements, called for a change in both the quantity and the quality of the fiscal deficit. Its recent publication, titled Report on Currency and Finance, elaborates on the

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