RBI should consider monetising gold: Anand Sharma

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) should look into the possibility of monetising gold holdings, Trade Minister Anand Sharma said on Thursday, in the latest proposal aimed at combating a yawning current account deficit that has hammered the rupee.

FM was mulling issue of monetising gold: Gurumurthi

The issue of monetising gold was being considered by the then Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee before the last budget session of Parliament but he apparently gave up the idea due to the Anna Hazare Movement.