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Business  /  Published 06.02.21

RBI panel opts to hold key rates

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday decided to hold rates and continue with its accommodative stance to help the recovering domestic economy gain more traction but was silent on the timeframe fo...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 13.01.21

Retail inflation dips to 14-month low

  Retail inflation tumbled to a 14 month low of 4.59 per cent amid a dramatic fall in vegetable prices and contraction in overall food prices. Analysts in a Reuters poll had predicted inflation ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.09.20

Retail: prices ease in Aug

The country’s retail inflation slightly eased in August to 6.69 per cent as food prices fell, but remained above the upper limit of the RBI tolerance band of 6 per cent for the fifth straight mo...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 11.09.20

Inflation forecast above target

There is unlikely to be any good news on the inflation front with prices rising above the Reserve Bank of India’s medium term target in August, a Reuters poll has showed. The poll of nearly 50 ...
By Our Bureau in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 31.07.20

Delhi cuts diesel VAT

Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal has cut the value added tax on diesel to 16.75 per cent from 30 per cent, leading to a price drop of over Rs 8.36 per litre in the capital. This has raised hopes t...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


Opinion  /  Published 21.07.20

Spooky data: Indian economy in peril

The Cassandras are having a field day. Anyone can rummage through a slag heap of gloomy macroeconomic numbers and build a seemingly irrefutable argument that the Indian economy is going through a wrin...
By The Editorial Board

Business  /  Published 12.12.19

Retail inflation rises to 5.54% in November

Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 per cent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices.The inflation based on Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 4.62 per cent in...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.04.20

Consumer inflation cools down

Retail inflation dropped to a four-month low of 5.91 per cent in March, mainly because of a fall in the prices of food items, especially vegetables. However, it remained above the mid-point of the RBI...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.03.19

Retail inflation at 4-month high of 2.57% in February

Retail inflation rose to a four-month high of 2.57 per cent in February, driven by higher food prices, but remained lower than the RBI’s expectations, giving hope the central bank could cut the key ...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 03.03.19

Debt do’s & don’ts

The latest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of India did raise eyebrows — not everybody expected it to occur at this juncture. Ever since it has happened, the market made no bones about how surprised it...
By Nilanjan Dey


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