inflation

Lockdowns, travel restrictions could fuel inflation, cautions RBI

Lockdowns, travel restrictions could fuel inflation, cautions RBI

The prolonged restrictions and lockdown in some parts of the country could disrupt supply chains and cause inflationary pressures. The RB...Read More

Repo rate to remain unchanged, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

Repo rate to remain unchanged, says RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das

The monetary policy committee (MPC) voted unanimously to keep the repo rate unchanged, stated RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. He stated the...Read More

India's inflation "uncomfortably high": Moody's Analytics

India's inflation "uncomfortably high": Moody's Analytics

Higher fuel prices will keep upward pressure on retail inflation and keep the RBI from offering further rate cuts, said Moody's Analytics...Read More

'Economic headwinds might emerge from higher inflationary prospects'

'Economic headwinds might emerge from higher inflationary prospects'

According to the latest 'EY Economy Watch' report, persistently high domestic fuel prices on account of steadily rising global crude pric...Read More

Current 2-6% inflation target "appropriate" level for India: RBI Report

Current 2-6% inflation target "appropriate" level for India: RBI Report

For the next five years, the present inflation target of 2 to 6 per cent is appropriate, stated Reserve Bank of India in its report on cu...Read More

WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in January from 1.22% in December; close to February 2020 level

WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in January from 1.22% in December; close to February 2020 level

The wholesale price-based inflation rose to 2.03 per cent in January, 2021, even as food prices cooled.The WPI inflation was 1.22 per cen...Read More

Inflation data, global cues to drive Indian equities

Inflation data, global cues to drive Indian equities

Siddhartha Khemka, Head of Retail Research, Motilal Oswal Financial Services noted that post the sharp rally after the budget, the Indian...Read More

Growth, inflation outlook portends 'more than full recovery' in 2021-22: Finance Ministry

Growth, inflation outlook portends 'more than full recovery' in 2021-22: Finance Ministry

Painting a rosy picture of the economy, the finance ministry's monthly report on Tuesday said growth and inflation outlook for 2021-22 po...Read More

'More focus on core inflation needed'

'More focus on core inflation needed'

The Economic Survey, tabled in the parliament on Friday, found that sole focus on CPI-C inflation may not be appropriate for four reasons...Read More

India's WPI inflation eases in December to 1.22% as compared to 1.55% in November

India's WPI inflation eases in December to 1.22% as compared to 1.55% in November

New Delhi: The annual rate of inflation based on monthly wholesale price index (WPI) was 1.22 per cent in December as compared to 1.55 pe...Read More

RBI unlikely to cut rates despite dip in Dec retail inflation: Report

RBI unlikely to cut rates despite dip in Dec retail inflation: Report

The 'Ecoscope' report noted that the central bank is likely to continue with its calibrated approach towards the management of domestic l...Read More

Projection of retail inflation turns erratic amid pandemic: SBI

Projection of retail inflation turns erratic amid pandemic: SBI

The projection of CPI inflation has turned erratic amid the pandemic due to changing consumer spending behaviour, according to a report b...Read More

The Herculean labour of tackling 
recession & inflation, all at once

The Herculean labour of tackling recession & inflation, all at once

On the one hand, the RBI says it will pursue its accommodative policy as long as is necessary, to revive economic growth. So, money suppl...Read More

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

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