Dr. Shubhada Rao Interviews

Shubhada Rao Interviews: Senior President & Chief Economist, Yes Bank | IBEF

Shubhada Rao Interviews: Senior President & Chief Economist, Yes Bank | IBEF
In the second half, we probably could see growth cross the 5 per cent mark. Consumption is likely to get a very strong backing from the rural economy, as agriculture is expected to perform extremely well thanks to the supernormal monsoons that we had this year   Read More >>

Perspectives on Indian Economy with Dr Shubhada Rao, Senior President and Chief Economist, Yes Bank

Perspectives on Indian Economy with Dr Shubhada Rao, Senior President and Chief Economist, Yes Bank

Dr Shubhada Rao, Senior President and Chief Economist, Yes Bank, is responsible for the Economics Knowledge Banking providing macroeconomic research outlook at the Bank. Dr Rao is also a member of the Bank's Asset and Liabilities Committee (ALCO). She has more than 22 years of experience in academia and industry, and has pioneered research design oriented towards facilitating business decisions and is additionally an active member of the Economics Committees of Industry Associations. As a reputed thought leader, Dr Rao has made detailed presentations on the Indian economy to State Dignitaries of many OECD economies, Consulates, Ministers and Secretaries of State of the UK & US among others. In this interaction with IBEF, Dr Rao talks about her expectations on the economy for the second half, and her view of the key levers expected to fuel its growth in the medium term.

NPAs in banking sector

NPAs in banking sector
The projects are viable. It's only that there are temporary mismatches in terms of cash flows. They need, perhaps, in the near term, some hand holding, be it through the regulators or by allowing the banking sector to restructure, because per se, they are not bad loans.   Read More >>

Levers of long term growth

Levers of long term growth
India has a great demography story, with population remaining young, lower dependence on the pensioners and therefore great potential for savers. I think that this, in itself, makes a great story. It makes a great story for overseas players that India is a great market   Read More >>

Reining in trade deficit

Reining in trade deficit
Issues with respect to the trade deficit have begun to ease very quickly and I think that the estimates, which were ranging from US$ 85-90 billion as we started the year as current account deficit for the full year, have been corrected very sharply by all analysts including ourselves.   Read More >>

Reversing the inflationary cycle

Reversing the inflationary cycle
Undoubtedly, good monsoons have provided a very strong hope that food articles inflation will began to ease, but what it will also be needed to get combined with is some easing pressure on the fuel, and that essentially is a function of the global crude oil prices   Read More >>

India promises attractive medium- and long-term growth prospects for several of our targeted industrial markets.

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