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Subir Gokarn's meeting with Raghuram Rajan sparks talks on likely RBI move

Subir Gokarn's meeting with Raghuram Rajan sparks talks on likely RBI move

Former RBI deputy Governor Subir Gokarn's supposed meeting with incumbent central bank Governor Raghuram Rajan has sent specualtions rife in the media circles about the appointment of next head of RBI. 

Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

Chidambaram, Pranab put pressure over interest rates: Ex-RBI Chief

In scathing comments on his bosses in North Block, former RBI governor Duvvuri Subbarao has alleged that ex-finance ministers P Chidambaram and Pranab Mukherjee interfered in the functioning of the central bank, especially on setting interest rates, and the differences even led to two of his deputies not getting extensions.​

Who are potential successors to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan?

Who are potential successors to RBI Governor Raghuram Rajan?

Here is some background on the candidates seen as potential successors to Rajan at the RBI.

Modi govt shortlists 4 candidates to succeed Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor

Modi govt shortlists 4 candidates to succeed Raghuram Rajan as RBI Governor

The government has whittled down its list of candidates to become the next governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to four, three of whom are economists and veterans of the central bank with the other the head of the country`s largest bank.

 

 Seven names on long list to replace RBI's Rajan: Official

Seven names on long list to replace RBI's Rajan: Official

There are seven candidates on a long list to replace Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan, a senior government official told Reuters on Saturday.

Subir Gokarn appointed Executive Director at IMF

Subir Gokarn appointed Executive Director at IMF

Gokarn will represent India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Bhutan on the Washington-based IMF's Executive Board, which is responsible for conducting the day-to-day business of the multilateral institution.

Race for Sebi's new chief begins, prominent names come up

Race for Sebi's new chief begins, prominent names come up

Finance Ministry has sped up the search for the new Sebi chairman because Sinha's term is scheduled to come to an end on February 17, 2016.

Urjit Patel's name cleared for RBI Deputy Governor post

Patel is at present a non-resident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, a US-based think-tank. He is also a consultant to the Boston Consulting Group.

Gokarn retires, monetary policy dept under Guv Subbarao

RBI Governor D Subbarao will now be directly in-charge of the monetary policy department which was under Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn who has retired.

Corporate bond market key to infra financing: Gokarn

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn on Saturday said there is need for a vibrant corporate bond market for financing infrastructure projects.

Rupee rise, softening commodity prices to help ease rates: Gokarn

RBI Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn Tuesday said the appreciation of the rupee and softening of commodity prices will give the central bank more leg-room to ease the monetary regime going forward.

Rising wages offsetting inflation pinch: Gokarn

To tame inflation, the Reserve Bank since March 2010 has announced 13 consecutive rate hikes. However, inflation is still above the RBI's 5 percent comfort levels.

Inflation remains primary concern for RBI: Gokarn

His comments come amid growth in the second quarter falling to 5.3 percent in July-September period, triggering demands for a rate cut by the RBI to boost the economy.

RBI to take steps to address any liquidity deficit: Gokarn

The Reserve Bank would take steps to address the liquidity deficit in the banking system, if required, its Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn said Friday.

Fiscal deficit may touch 5.5% this year: Gokarn

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn Monday said the fiscal deficit is likely to be around 5.5 percent of the GDP this financial year, which is creating stress on the inflation front.

Gokarn for dematerialisation to arrest rising gold demand

Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn on Sunday said there is a need to "dematerialise" gold like any other financial product to reduce its physical imports, the rise of which has been blamed for the high current account deficit that is feared to touch new record high this year.

Subir Gokarn gets extension till Dec 31

His term was due to end on November 24. He was appointed in November 2009 for a period of three years.

No target or band set for rupee: Gokarn

Reserve Bank will intervene in the forex market only to curb excessive volatility in exchange rate but stated there is no target set for rupee, deputy governor Subir Gokarn said here Monday.

RBI aiming to ensure gold lending risks are controlled: Gokarn

In major steps, RBI had asked banks to reduce exposure to NBFCs giving loan against the precious metal and set up a working group to suggest ways to deal with the issue.

Food inflation is stubbornly high, says Gokarn

Food inflation is "stubbornly" high and is a barrier to economic growth, Reserve Bank Deputy Governor Subir Gokarn said here Tuesday.