Op-Ed

Borrowing Overseas- Is it a Misadventure or Calculated Risk?

For Economic Times by Dr. Raghuram Rajan In her Budget speech, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that India would start borrowing in external markets in external currencies. This is a marked change from the past when India issued government bonds in rupees,and borrowed in foreign exchange only from official lenders like the World Bank. Two …

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Here’s how RBI plans to detect, prevent online frauds

www.financialexpress.com Aiming to timely detect frauds and take recovery actions, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) plans to use data analytics. In vision document 2021 for payments and settlements systems in the e-payments space, the central bank said that data analytics could be utilised for identification of fraud and recovery actions including blocking irregular transaction …

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The Puzzle of Economic data: Govt should focus on accuracy than speed

The Financial Express Economic data is probably the most important piece of information as it is the basis for formulating policy. India has always taken pride in the data systems, notwithstanding a very complex economy. But, now, controversies have surrounded the datasets on GDP and employment because of a large degree of opacity in the …

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