- Wealth PMS
Why are people cursing Rajan for raising rates? Credit growth is back to 18%+ as of September 6, and credit growth of that rate means one of two things:
In both cases, raising rates is the right option. Higher rates will curb evergreening by making it more expensive. An improving economy with high inflation needs corrective action for inflation because the momentum will cut a little bit of growth but control inflation better.
The story that’s out there, and the story in the data are two different things sometimes.