The writer is managing director, HDFC bank.
Driven by domestic consumption, the Indian economy is poised to do better than most others
Banks must look at rural and semi-urban markets to expand their network. They will find a veritable treasure trove.
Power has shifted to the consumer, geography is not important, and change is constant and quick.
The tendency to take a macro view of economic problems makes solutions look difficult. We need to go micro.
Its military adventurism and economic uncertainty open opportunities for India
Softer commodity prices may help growth,widen the window for policy response
So that critical items arent in short supply. Thats the way to fight inflation
Cut subsidy,move to a customer-centric model for government
Ensure proper pricing of oil subsidies must go
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