inflation

RBI likely to maintain status quo for 3rd straight time on inflation concerns

RBI likely to maintain status quo for 3rd straight time on inflation concerns

However, with the economic growth continuing to remain in the negative territory for the second consecutive quarter ending September, the...Read More

WPI inflation at 8-month high of 1.48 pc in Oct on costlier manufactured items

WPI inflation at 8-month high of 1.48 pc in Oct on costlier manufactured items

New Delhi: The wholesale price-based inflation rose to an eight-month high of 1.48 per cent in October, as manufactured products turned c...Read More

Rate cut will depend upon moderation in inflation: RBI

Rate cut will depend upon moderation in inflation: RBI

Reserve Bank Governor Shaktikanta Das has said that there is room for rate cut but monetary policy action would depend upon the evolving ...Read More

Retail inflation spikes to eight-month high of 7.34% in Sep on costlier food items; industrial output drops 8% in Aug

Retail inflation spikes to eight-month high of 7.34% in Sep on costlier food items; industrial output drops 8% in Aug

The Consumer Price Index (CPI)-based inflation was 6.69 per cent in August and 3.99 per cent in September 2019.

Focus more on growth,
less on inflation target

Focus more on growth, less on inflation target

The newly reconstituted Monetary Policy Committee, the country’s apex interest rates-setting body, pulled no surprises at its first sitti...Read More

MPC may defer rate cut next month

MPC may defer rate cut next month

The elevated inflation is unlikely to push the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to effect any immediate rate cut in its policy next month ...Read More

Retail inflation will come down to below 4% only after December: SBI

Retail inflation will come down to below 4% only after December: SBI

Attributing the recent surge in retail inflation to huge government procurement and supply disruptions on account of the COVID-19 pandemi...Read More

RBI expects inflation to firm up further in coming months

RBI expects inflation to firm up further in coming months

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) said headline inflation picked up strongly during the closing months of 2019-20 and the short-term outloo...Read More

Teji Mandi: RBI's MPC meeting and glimpse of future outlook of the economy

Teji Mandi: RBI's MPC meeting and glimpse of future outlook of the economy

The minutes of RBI's MPC meet provides vital cues to the investors about India's economic health. It's prudent to get a sneak peek into t...Read More

MPC members expressed concerns on growth, inflation: Minutes

MPC members expressed concerns on growth, inflation: Minutes

The minutes of the MPC meet revealed that majority of members also cited high consumer inflation as a matter of concern.

Persistence of retail inflation beyond 6 pc may lead to rise in interest rates: Report

Persistence of retail inflation beyond 6 pc may lead to rise in interest rates: Report

The uncertain outlook on inflation in the short term has already led the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to hold the interest rates in Au...Read More

No respite from high inflation till October, may fall from Q3

No respite from high inflation till October, may fall from Q3

The Governor said the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) was of the view that supply chain disruptions on account of the COVID-19 pandemic p...Read More

Rising COVID-19 cases: India's FY21 GDP to contract by 6 per cent

Rising COVID-19 cases: India's FY21 GDP to contract by 6 per cent

Expecting prolonged restrictions in movements due to rising COVID-19 cases, a foreign brokerage has cut India's FY21 GDP estimate sharply...Read More

Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March

Wholesale price inflation cools to 1% in March

The inflation based on wholesale price index (WPI) eased to 1 per cent in March from 2.26 per cent in February on sharp fall in food pric...Read More

GDP may grow just 2% in 2020-21: Icra

GDP may grow just 2% in 2020-21: Icra

While announcing several measures in the policy review, the RBI refrained from giving its estimate on both growth and inflation, saying t...Read More

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26 percent in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26 percent in February on cheaper food articles, vegetables

New Delhi: Wholesale price index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 per cent in February on the back of cheaper foods and vegetables,...Read More

Good news for Central government employees: Modi cabinet approves hike of Dearness Allowance by 4%

Good news for Central government employees: Modi cabinet approves hike of Dearness Allowance by 4%

The decision to raise the DA was taken in meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian for retaining 2-6% inflation aim band

CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian for retaining 2-6% inflation aim band

"I would insist that this battle that we have fought against inflation is something that we cannot let go.

Budget 2020: Collapse on many fronts, economy is but one indicator

Budget 2020: Collapse on many fronts, economy is but one indicator

They push the driver, break a few signals and try to stay cheerful. But all around them, the road is now filled with protestors

FPJ Edit: Mounting economic woes

FPJ Edit: Mounting economic woes

For nearly six years, the Modi Government was fortunate to enjoy a benign rate of inflation. In fact, low inflation was an achievement of...Read More

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