RBI shake-up: Das assumes charge after Patel exit

There is much at the stake for the RBI and its prolonged battle for autonomy. At this crucial juncture, all eyes are on Shaktikanta Das, former economic affairs secretary and the face of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s demonetisation move, who was on Tuesday appointed the new RBI governor, a day after incumbent Urjit Patel resigned abruptly, citing personal reasons.
  • 16:25

    I had tea with him sometime ago. So as far as I know he is still there: Das on Viral Acharya

  • 16:24

    I am open to any kind of dialogue: Das

  • 16:20

    Autonomy of RBI as an institution is very important: Das

  • 16:18

    Credit growth are the challenge that economy is facing and it comes on the Reserve Bank's domain, says Das on credit flow.

  • 16:16

    Government is not just a stakeholder, but is running the country and RBI. I think all issues can be resolved via discussion: says Das

  • 16:14

    I think the committee on RBI will be constituted very shortly: Das on RBI reserves

  • 16:13

    Central board meeting to be held as per plan. Have discussed the agenda: Das

  • 16:12

    I would like to focus on banking sector first: Das

  • 16:08

    Consultation with all the stakeholders is very important... To begin with I have convened a meeting with Mumbai-based PSU Bank heads tomorrow: Das.

  • 16:07

    I will uphold the credibility and autonomy of the Reserve Bank, says Das in his opening remarks.

  • 16:04

    Markets zoom on Das' appointment

    The 30 share BSE Sensex closed 629 points, or 1.79%, up after the day's at 35,779 points. The broader index, 50-share NSE Nifty also jumped by 188.45 points to close at 10,737.

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  • 15:59

    There is clamor over government wanting RBI to go easy on PCA norms

  • 15:32

    Eyes on new guv: Will Das fight for RBI?

    For the Reserve Bank of India's newly appointed Governor Shaktikanta Das, the December 14 Board meeting of the central bank will be the first litmus test on whether he speaks his own mind or merely portrays himself as his master's voice.

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  • 15:28

    Hours after taking over the top post of RBI, Shaktikanta Das to hold first press conference at 4 pm.