Adverse impacts of rising inflation

Synopsis: A rising inflation level adversely impacts the purchasing power of the consumer and discourages lending activities in an economy. India is currently observing an upward trend which may induce RBI to alter its accommodative stance and tilt towards a stricter monetary policy. Background: RBI has not intervened on high inflation since the onset of… Continue reading Adverse impacts of rising inflation

‘Financial stability is a key theme for monetary policy’

The Reserve Bank of India(RBI) governor has highlighted the importance of the central bank’s role in maintaining financial stability. Financial stability can be defined as a condition in which the financial system is not unstable.It can also mean a condition in which the three components of the financial system which are financial institutions, financial markets… Continue reading ‘Financial stability is a key theme for monetary policy’