Consumer Price Index Cpi
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

Business  /  Published 13.11.19

Inflation vaults 4% threshold

Retail inflation in October jumped to a 16-month high of 4.62 per cent, breaching the RBI’s medium target of 4 per cent inflation, triggering the need for an immediate rate cut by the apex bank in i...
By Our Bureau & Agencies in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.11.19

Retail inflation jumps to 4.62% in October

Retail price based consumer inflation spiked to 16-month high of 4.62 per cent in October on costlier food items, reducing the headroom for a rate cut by the RBI in its monetary policy due next month....
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 04.04.19

RBI cuts retail inflation forecast to 2.9% - 3%

The Reserve Bank of India on Wednesday cut the retail inflation forecast to 2.9-3 per cent for the first half of the current fiscal, mainly due to lower food and fuel prices as well as expectation of ...
By PTI in Mumbai


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