Opinion  /  Published 16.02.20

Heavy inflation cloud

Disappointing news seems to be raining from gloomy macroeconomic clouds. The latest round of data for consumer price index inflation for January 2020 and the index of industrial production for Decembe...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 31.01.20

Thalinomics spin on prices

The finance ministry’s chief economic adviser has come out with a novel thali concept to calculate the affordability of a plate of meal at a time spiralling prices of onion and other vegetables are ...
By R. Suryamurthy in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.12.19

Food inflation crosses 10%

Food inflation in November flared up to 10.01 per cent against 7.89 per cent in October on the back of soaring onion prices even as consumer inflation of 5.54 per cent streaked past the RBI’s inflat...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.12.18

Retail inflation at 17-month low

Retail inflation has plunged to a 17-month low in November at 2.33 per cent, as good rains brought in a bountiful supply of vegetables and pulses, helping to cool down prices. The previous low for ret...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 05.12.18

Rate cut hint in status quo

Home loan and retail borrowers can look forward to the prospect of cheaper loans next year.The Reserve Bank of India governor Urjit Patel on Wednesday hinted that the central bank could lower its poli...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 22.05.20

RBI cuts lending rates by 40 bps

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday slashed interest rates, extended moratorium on loan repayments and allowed banks to lend more to corporates in an effort to support the economy which is likel...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 15.06.20

WPI inflation falls 3.21% in May, but food prices rise

Wholesale prices in the country witnessed a deflation of 3.21 per cent in May due to sharp decline in prices of fuel and power, even as food articles turned expensive.'The annual rate of inflation, ba...
By PTI in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 12.11.18

Retail inflation dips, factory output ambles

Vegetable prices declined 8.06 per cent in October against a 4.15 per cent contraction in September. Inflation also slowed to 0.35 per cent in the fruit basket against 1.12 per cent recorded a month a...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 13.07.19

June inflation rises

Retail inflation spiked to an eight-month high of 3.18 per cent in June on the back of higher food prices, while factory output fell to 3.1 per cent in May, which could prompt the RBI to ease key inte...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 23.02.20

RBI alone cannot contain inflation: Rangarajan

Former RBI governor C. Rangarajan has said the Reserve Bank alone can not contain inflation as supply side shocks are needed to be managed by the government.In a paper titled 'The New Monetary Policy ...
By PTI in New Delhi


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