Money Markets

Money Markets
The travails of the financial system have a complex origin. Most critically, policy planners, overwhelmed by past ailments, have allowed banks and financial institutions to neglect their basic...
The persisting low economic growth is having an impact on the financial sector: apart from the recent disquieting developments, the setback to funds mobilisation through public issues which began in...
The current recessionary trends which began in the middle of the last year reflect a grim fiscal scenario. The fiscal deficit for 2000-01 has overshot the revised estimates, with shortfalls in tax...
The economy has entered a low interest rate regime with the latest monetary and credit policy statement of the RBI. While a favourable economic policy environment has made this possible, issues...
All major indicators of financial sector activity - commercial bank credit, capital market equity and bond issues, sanctions and disbursements of development finance institutions and foreign capital...
The reduction in government borrowing, as the government continues its efforts to bring down the fiscal deficit, is sure to result in excess liquidity in the financial system. Optimal use of funds in...
Moderate market borrowing relative to the budgetary target and consistently modest use of ways and means advances from the RBI point to an impressive turnaround in the central government's fiscal...
While commercial bank lending rates were undoubtedly high till March 1999, the scope for any significant reduction in them below their current levels is small as banks' margins have been squeezed by...
The Reserve Bank governor's critique of current fashions in central banking, contained in his introductory remarks at the recent C D Deshmukh memorial lecture by Charles Goodhart, provides...

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