India  /  Published 11.04.20

Fishing for a pat? Learn it from Centre

India’s coronavirus count would have grown to more than 200,000 patients by April 15, or around 25 times the current number, without the 21-day lockdown and containment measures, the health ministry...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 16.03.20

WPI inflation eases to 2.26% in February

Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation softened to 2.26 per cent in February on the back of cheaper food items and vegetables, the government data showed on Monday. In January, the WPI inflation...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.03.20

Retail inflation at 6.6%

Retail inflation dropped for the first time after six months in February, easing to 6.58 per cent as the prices of vegetables and other kitchen items cooled, government data showed on Thursday. The in...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 20.05.19

India's economy: broad hints of causes for worry

The ministry of commerce has released the latest data on wholesale price index inflation. The data on food inflation have attracted attention as it soared to a 33-month high in April 2019. However, th...
By The Telegraph in

Business  /  Published 27.02.19

Why Pakistan cannot sustain a full-blown war

India, which is closely monitoring the Pakistan economy, feels its western neighbour will not be able to sustain a full-blown war.A meltdown on the Karachi Stock Exchange by about 8 per cent since the...
By Jayanta Roy Chowdhury in New Delhi


India  /  Published 13.01.20

Now, inflation opens a flank

Retail inflation shot up to 7.35 per cent in December 2019 — the highest level in five years and five months.This is the highest rate of inflation since July 2014 when it touched 7.39 per cent. Nar...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.01.20

Retail inflation rises to 7.5% in December

Retail inflation jumped sharply to 7.35 per cent in December 2019, surpassing the RBI's comfort level, mainly due to high food prices, a government data showed on Monday.The retail inflation based on ...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 14.02.19

Wholesale inflation declines

Wholesale price inflation dropped to a 10- month low of 2.76 per cent in January on the back of softer prices of fuel and some food items, increasing the prospect of a rate cut by the RBI in its April...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 12.02.19

Growth vs inflation: RBI's policy paradox

The Reserve Bank of India has opted to cut the policy interest rate by a quarter of a percentage point to 6.25 per cent — the first such reduction in 18 months. The decision has put the focus back o...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 20.01.19

Investment strategy: Take a long-term view

Every investor wonders what his portfolio would have looked like had he invested a lump sum amount before a sustained bull run. We have all read those messages about how much a meagre amount invested ...
By Ashish Shanker in


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