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Did Urjit Patel's hawkish stance on inflation win him top job at RBI?

Did Urjit Patel's hawkish stance on inflation win him top job at RBI?

Archana Khatri Das

New Delhi: Urjit Patel's appointment as the next Reserve Bank of India chief did not come as a surprise. He was always seen as one of the prominent contenders for filling in Rajan's shoes.

'Urjit Patel marks continuity for RBI'

The appointment of Urjit Patel as the next Reserve Bank of India`s governor signals policy continuity, although there is no immediate impact on sovereign ratings, credit rating agencies said on Sunday.

New RBI Governor likely to be announced today

New RBI Governor likely to be announced today

The Finance Ministry is likely to announce the next governor of the Rerserve Bank of India (RBI) today.

New RBI Governor to be announced soon; Arun Jaitley meets PM over appointment

New RBI Governor to be announced soon; Arun Jaitley meets PM over appointment

New RBI Governor to be announced soon; Arun Jaitley meets PM over appointment

New RBI Governor name will be revealed next month

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Growth, deficit problems not structural: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan acknowledged the economy will expand at a pace that will be its slowest in a decade, with annual growth this year likely to be between 5 and 5.5 percent.

The five things that Raghuram Rajan did right in his first speech as RBI governor

It is not just his looks that appeal to people, Raghuram Rajan has laurels to match.

Patel hopes new RBI Governor will cut interest rates

A day after new RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan took charge, Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Praful Patel today expressed hope that the RBI chief would cut interest rates to improve credit flow to put economy back on high-growth path.

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan's key proposals

Raghuram Rajan came out with a slew of measures, including more trade settlement in rupees to rescue the battered financial markets.

New RBI governor Rajan to step into eye of rupee storm

Raghuram Rajan, a suave, unflappable University of Chicago economist, will step into the eye of the storm roiling India's economy on Thursday as the Reserve Bank of India's new governor and chief defender of a nose-diving rupee.

Raghuram Rajan takes over as RBI Governor

Rajan, who was appointed as the Chief Economic Advisor in the Finance Ministry in August last year, bring to RBI a vast experience gained at the IMF and during the brief stint in the government.

Raghuram Rajan to take over as RBI Governor Thursday

Rajan has already said that he has no magic wand to face the challenge before the country but would deal with them one at a time.

Will deal with economic challenges one at a time: Raghuram Rajan

Rajan, 50, who has been in the Finance Ministry as the Chief Economic Advisor for barely a year, will replace Duvvuri Subbarao as RBI Governor who demits office on September 4.