Food Inflation

Jun 22, 2015 at 11:24 | Source: Reuters
Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan has cut interest rates three times this year to boost growth, but he has since warned he will not cut again if poor rains drive up prices and threaten his inflation target.Bond and stock traders in Mumbai have been left compulsively checking weather forecasts.
Jun 19, 2015 at 15:04 | Source: CNBC-TV18
Calling MSP rate hike to be modest, Suhas Harinarayanan, Executive Director- Institutional Equity Research, JM Financial Institutional Securities said this is one of the few steps taken to ensure that food inflation is under control.
Jun 18, 2015 at 18:22 | Source: PTI
Inflation based on consumer price index (CPI) is likely to be around 5-5.5 percent this fiscal and rise in minimum support price (MSP) will have positive implications for the economy, Japanese brokerage firm Nomura has said.
Jun 17, 2015 at 17:56 | Source: PTI
"India's most expensive city, Mumbai (at 74th place), climbed 66 places in the ranking due to its rapid economic growth, inflation and services basket and a stable currency against the US dollar," the survey has revealed.
Jun 16, 2015 at 15:00 | Source: PTI
The global financial services major has cautioned that El Nino risks are not to be underestimated, and going by the updates from across the world, El Nino conditions are likely to last longer and possibly intensify into the second half of this year.
Jun 15, 2015 at 18:42 | Source: PTI
Inflation, based on Wholesale Price Index, remained in negative territory for the seventh month in May, registering a decline at (-)2.36 percent on account of subdued prices of food items, fuel and manufactured goods.
Jun 15, 2015 at 12:54 | Source:
The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at -2.36 percent (provisional) for the month of May, 2015 (over May, 2014) as compared to -2.65 percent (provisional) for the previous month and 6.18 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.
Jun 13, 2015 at 14:26 | Source:
According to CARE Ratings, RBI is expected to hold on to the repo rate at the existing level of 7.25%. A cut in the rate is likely only in H2 FY16 contingent on inflation treading the expected path, says the report.
Jun 12, 2015 at 16:58 | Source: Reuters
Annual output growth at factories, mines and utilities in April is estimated to hit a six-month low of 1.6 percent compared with 2.1 percent the previous month, according to economists polled by agency.
Jun 12, 2015 at 12:08 | Source:
Jubilant management is cautiously optimistic on its near-term demand outlook as consumer sentiments are yet to improve meaningfully. However, the brokerage feels that lower input cost inflation has provided greater disposable income and hence SSG is likely to stay positive.
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election. After that, there were no major social policy initiatives on the part of the UPA, except for the National Food Security Act which is yet to be implemented. By 2014, the UPA-II government had little to claim credit for, and plenty to be blamed for — scams, ineptitude, food inflation, the “direct

3.08 PM Jul 8th 2014

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of the things we need to do have little to do with the budget itself. For example, making it easier to do business, improving supplies of items that are contributing to food inflation, skilling labour for better jobs, etc. Those issues will be tackled directly by my cabinet colleagues and the partnership we

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Respected Sir, Lower interest rate is the panacea for all the evils in our economy. Lower interest rates boosts demand and investment starting a positive vicious cycle of demand, growth, investment and demand. The food inflation cannot be controlled by tight monetary policy as it is a supply side

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. He blamed hoarders for the rise in food inflation, saying there is no "panic situation. Moreover, earlier on Wednesday, stressing on the need for fiscal consolidation, the FM said some tough decisions now will ensure faster recovery of the economy. He also warned that Iraq and the drought threat may

10.58 PM Jul 6th 2014


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BJP Government has to keep the Food prices under control.High Food Inflation was one of their main election agenda and had promised to rein in Food Inflation.People have very high expectations from Narendra Modi and the BJP.They cannot let the common man down....JANTA JANARDAN HAI!!

10.06 AM Jul 4th 2014

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PM Modi takes stock of food inflation, faces flak over fuel price hike

2.18 PM Jul 1st 2014


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food inflation will spoil the party.even vegetable vendors are talking about poor monsoons and wants cash in.rice went up by 20% this week. OMG

1.40 PM Jun 30th 2014


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and can impact domestic economy. Government can`t go on cutting excise of all sectors and with high food inflation reduction of interest rates will be difficult, there by slowing the cyclic sectors revival. Though cyclic sectors can be very profitable while turnaround, getting in and out at right time can

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Do you see food inflation climbing further because of deficient rains?

11.35 AM Jun 26th 2014

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Source:Economic Times - NEW DELHI: Drought-like conditions are intensifying as the monsoon hasn`t moved an inch for 10 days now, leaving oilseeds, pulses and paddy fields parched and posing the threat of food inflation and weak rural demand in the first year of the Narendra Modi government. Prices

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