Aug 13, 2021 11:42 AM IST
In the August policy review, the MPC had said that the high inflation of recent months was transitory, while RBI hiked the CPI inflation estimate for the fiscal year 2022 to 5.7% from 5.1%
- Aug 13, 2021 10:19 AM IST
The various measures of core inflation all went up month-on-month, although they fell on a year-on-year basis due to base effects
- Jul 12, 2021 07:16 PM IST
The RBI had revised the inflation forecasts for FY22 to 5.1 percent during 2021-22 in the June policy. But the general consensus among economists is that inflation may average above that level in FY22.
- Jul 12, 2021 05:40 PM IST
June is the second consecutive month when headline retail inflation is above the Monetary Policy Committee's inflation targeting range of 4 (+/-2) percent.
- Jun 29, 2021 04:35 PM IST
The central bank may hike the repo rate only by the first quarter of next fiscal (April-June 2022) and continue to maintain the accommodative stance in the interim.
- Jun 10, 2021 06:22 PM IST
Excluding volatile food and energy goods, the "core" consumer price index (CPI) rose 3.8 percent over the last 12 months, "the largest 12-month increase since the period ending June 1992," the US Labor Department said.
- May 12, 2021 05:40 PM IST
The fall in inflation rate was primarily on the back of a sharp decline in food inflation. Data by the National Statistical Office shows that Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) inflation dropped to 2.02 percent in April from 4.87 percent in March.
- May 11, 2021 08:40 PM IST
The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation will release CPI inflation for April and Index of Industrial Production for March on May 12. The Commerce Ministry’s Office of the Economic Advisor will release Wholesale Price Index-based inflation for April on May 14.
- Mar 31, 2021 06:05 PM IST
While the official gazette notification is still awaited, this means that the Monetary Policy Committee now has the mandate to take steps under monetary policy and inflation targeting frameworks to keep consumer price index-based inflation in the 2-6 per cent range from 2021-22 till 2025-26.
- Mar 12, 2021 06:06 PM IST
Driven by the surge in food and fuel prices, the retail inflation rate has reached its highest mark in the past three months.
- Feb 12, 2021 07:57 PM IST
The CPI inflation has fallen within the central bank’s comfort zone in last the two months.
- Feb 12, 2021 06:12 PM IST
This was on the back of further cooling down of food prices. Consumer Food Price Inflation (CFPI) was 1.89 per cent in January, data by the National Statistical Office showed.
- Jan 13, 2021 07:21 PM IST
- Jan 12, 2021 08:20 PM IST
High inflation has been a worry for MPC. But, any immediate change in the MPC’s monetary stance looks unlikely
- Dec 15, 2020 11:14 AM IST
The wholesale price index bears out the PMI data on firms starting to pass on input price hikes, with the highest month-on-month increase in the manufactured products index in years
- Aug 05, 2020 08:25 AM IST
With liquidity remaining in substantial surplus, we expect the banking system to rapidly transmit additional rate cuts, thereby supporting the case for front-loading of policy easing
- Jul 17, 2019 01:19 PM IST
The fall in g-sec yields is understandable because investors are assuming further rate cuts. However, one can still not be sure if these cuts will deliver higher investment when the broader economic environment is not yet conducive.
- Jan 11, 2019 01:46 PM IST
Bond issuers benefit while bank borrowers face sharp rise in funding costs.
- Nov 13, 2018 02:47 PM IST
Sakshi Batra is in conversation with Gaurav Choudhury, Deputy Executive Editor, Moneycontrol to find out if a lower headline retail inflation number is actually good news.
- Oct 15, 2018 07:13 PM IST
Sakshi Batra gets in conversation with Moneycontrol Deputy Executive Editor, Gaurav Choudhury, to find out what impact will CPI and WPI have on the economy.
- Apr 25, 2018 04:40 PM IST
"Ex-post analysis of CPI shows that the 7th CPC"s HRA increase pushed up headline inflation prints gradually from July 2017, with a peak impact of about 35 basis points (bps)," said the research paper titled 'Impact of Increase in House Rent Allowance on CPI Inflation'.
- Apr 05, 2017 06:05 PM IST
CPI inflation is likely to average higher at 5 percent in the current fiscal on expectations of increasing pressure on food prices as well as uptick in global oil and commodity rates, says a Crisil report.
- Mar 14, 2017 08:47 PM IST
On an average, the CPI inflation will be at 4.5 percent in 2017, said Indranil Pan, Chief Economist at IDFC Bank. He sees CPI inflation cross 4 percent in March.
- Mar 14, 2017 05:42 PM IST
The latest price data, marginally up from January’s 3.17 percent, represents a slight pick-up in the pace of remonetisation, led by an increase in food prices.
- Feb 17, 2017 08:26 PM IST
In a rare interview and his first since he became RBI Governor, Patel on Friday opened up on the latest monetary policy decision and the factors that will curate the future interest rates.