From rate policy to Ukraine war, punctuated by the unusual behaviour of Adani stocks --- this is what we have today
Tamal Bandyopadhyay: While the debate will continue about what should be the benchmark rate to calculate the real interest rate, both for lenders and savers, shouldn’t all rates be higher than the rate of inflation? If this is ensured, it will have a positive impact on the savings to GDP ratio, which is at its 19-year low now.
Debashis Basu: The question anyone should first ask is how the price rigging (in the Adani case) was allowed to get so horribly out of hand.
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