Retail Inflation
Business  /  Published 06.08.20

Inflation: RBI sees threat

The RBI has cut the repo rate by a cumulative 115 basis points this year on top of a 135-basis-point-reduction last year. Das said the MPC chose to hit the pause button to allow commercial banks to pl...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 28.07.20

Viral Acharya slams RBI funding of govt deficit

Viral Acharya, the former deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), has warned against the central bank monetising the government’s budget deficit, citing risks to inflation and extern...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Opinion  /  Published 16.07.20

Rosy lens: state of the economy

The governor of the Reserve Bank of India has claimed that the Indian economy is coming back to normalcy after the easing of the lockdown. The prime minister had also claimed a few days earlier that g...
By The Editorial Board in

Business  /  Published 14.07.20

June retail inflation rises to 6.09%

Retail inflation rose to 6.09 per cent in June — higher than the 6 per cent upper margin mandated by the RBI. However, economists feel the central bank could still ease rates because of concerns...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

Business  /  Published 12.06.20

Government skips IIP, price data

The government on Friday held back the release of the complete data of the index of industrial production for April, saying it is not appropriate to compare the data with the earlier months because of...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Business  /  Published 10.06.20

Retail inflation data doubt

Doubts remain on whether the Centre will release retail inflation data for May on Friday having failed to do so for April. A Reuters poll of 35 economists has forecast an inflation of 5.50 per cent in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Mumbai

India  /  Published 23.09.19

At Rs 70 a kilo, thieves find onion is a steal

Thieves broke into an onion warehouse in Bihar late on Sunday night and escaped with hundreds of sacks full of the precious bulb, leaving the owner distraught and police dumbstruck.Stealing 328 sacks ...
By Dev Raj in Patna

Business  /  Published 22.09.19

Watch on onion stocks

The Centre is considering imposing stock limits on onion traders as the retail prices of the key kitchen staple have shot up to Rs 70-80 per kg in the national capital and other parts of the country ...
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

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Double jolt to green shoots

Retail inflation soared in January to 7.59 per cent — the highest level since May 2014 — while factory output shrank by 0.3 per cent in December, darkening growth prospects in an economy that is l...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi


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