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  • Spectre of food inflation will continue to haunt India in 2022: Suresh Narayanan, CMD, Nestle India Sep 20, 2021 03:49 PM IST

    Spectre of food inflation will continue to haunt India in 2022: Suresh Narayanan, CMD, Nestle India

    Prices of key commodities such as milk and coffee will surge further in 2022 as demand recovers while supply continues to suffer, says Suresh Narayanan, Chairman, and Managing Director, Nestle India.

  • Centre discusses with stakeholders abnormal rise in edible oil prices, asks for steps to soften rates May 24, 2021 09:05 PM IST

    Centre discusses with stakeholders abnormal rise in edible oil prices, asks for steps to soften rates

    As per the government data, the retail prices of edible oils have risen over 62 per cent in over a year and is adding woes to consumers already reeling under the economic distress induced by the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • Retail inflation for industrial worker eases to 3.15% in January Feb 26, 2021 09:40 PM IST

    Retail inflation for industrial worker eases to 3.15% in January

    Food inflation stood at 2.38 per cent in January compared to 2.89 per cent in the previous month (December 2020) and 10.61 per cent during the corresponding month a year ago.

  • Why did inflation cool so much in December? Jan 14, 2021 10:25 AM IST

    Why did inflation cool so much in December?

  • Chart of the Day: Food inflation is on a roll Dec 04, 2020 01:07 PM IST

    Chart of the Day: Food inflation is on a roll

    International food prices hit a 6-year high

  • Global food prices have snapped back above March levels Sep 04, 2020 11:47 AM IST

    Global food prices have snapped back above March levels

    A V-shaped recovery in global food prices is taking shape. Domestic food inflation is also giving it company

  • Chart of the Day: Global food prices move up further in July Aug 07, 2020 11:22 AM IST

    Chart of the Day: Global food prices move up further in July

    The FAO Food Price Index rose for the second successive month and domestic food inflation remains elevated.

  • Editor's Take | Macro Matters: CPI inflation spikes, while IIP shrinks Feb 13, 2020 02:54 PM IST

    Editor's Take | Macro Matters: CPI inflation spikes, while IIP shrinks

    Moneycontrol’s Deputy Executive Editor Ravi Krishnan tells Shraddha Sharma that inflation is getting broad-based, which is a serious cause of concern for economic growth.

  • Chart of the day | Global food prices at a 5-year high Jan 10, 2020 12:05 PM IST

    Chart of the day | Global food prices at a 5-year high

    A sharp increase in global food inflation makes it a new factor to watch out for in 2020

  • Falling employment, low wages and food inflation - the rural economy is in pain Dec 23, 2019 01:02 PM IST

    Falling employment, low wages and food inflation - the rural economy is in pain

    With priorities of the government changing, the agriculture sector is unlikely to see any major initiatives and reforms

  • RBI is right to worry; global food prices up 9.5% | Inflation watch Dec 06, 2019 10:24 AM IST

    RBI is right to worry; global food prices up 9.5% | Inflation watch

    The FAO price index spiked in November, a sign that it’s not just India but the world that’s seeing food prices increase

  • RBI Monetary Policy: Inflation to be comfortable despite high food prices, crude risk Oct 04, 2019 12:22 PM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy: Inflation to be comfortable despite high food prices, crude risk

    Inflation expectations of households have risen somewhat. However, given the weak domestic demand, and lower input costs, inflation in CPI excluding food and fuel is likely to remain moderate

  • Macro Matters | Needed: A package for agriculture Aug 28, 2019 08:34 AM IST

    Macro Matters | Needed: A package for agriculture

    Agri reforms so far have led to a situation of oversupply, extremely low levels of food inflation and dramatic protests by farmers who have dumped their surplus produce rather than sell them for a pittance.

  • Economic Survey 2019: India successfully slayed inflation monster in past 5 years Jul 04, 2019 01:40 PM IST

    Economic Survey 2019: India successfully slayed inflation monster in past 5 years

    The Economic Survey said that headline CPI stood at 2.9 percent in April 2019, compared to 4.6 percent in April 2018. Food inflation based on Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) fell as low as 0.1 percent during the financial year 2018-19

  • Editor's Take | RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps to 6%, keeps CRR unchanged Apr 04, 2019 04:52 PM IST

    Editor's Take | RBI cuts repo rate by 25 bps to 6%, keeps CRR unchanged

    Vaibhavi Khanwalkar gets in conversation with Moneycotrol's Deputy Executive Editor, Ravi Krishnan to find out the possible implications of the rate cut.

  • Comment | Global food prices staying up is a risk to RBI’s benign inflation outlook Feb 07, 2019 05:36 PM IST

    Comment | Global food prices staying up is a risk to RBI’s benign inflation outlook

    The FAO's food price index rose in January, taking it back to its September levels. Rising food prices could mean good news for the farm economy but is a problem for policymakers if inflation takes root

  • Poll: Retail inflation in November estimated to be lower at 3.8% Dec 13, 2016 12:36 PM IST

    Poll: Retail inflation in November estimated to be lower at 3.8%

    A CNBC-TV18 poll suggests that the November's CPI is seen between the range of 3.6-4 percent and food inflation is likely to come down to levels of 2.4-3.1 percent while vegetable deflation will continue and extend to over 7 percent against 5.7 percent in the October.

  • No reason to see inflation exceeding 5% near-term: Experts Nov 15, 2016 06:58 PM IST

    No reason to see inflation exceeding 5% near-term: Experts

    Reacting to CPI inflation data, top economists say it is much in line with expectation and they see no reason for the numbers to exceed 5 percent as had been cautioned by the Reserve Bank.

  • Food prices help ease October retail inflation to 4.20% Nov 15, 2016 05:51 PM IST

    Food prices help ease October retail inflation to 4.20%

    The previous low of 3.74 percent was recorded in August last year. The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was 4.39 percent in September this year, an upward revision from previous official record of 4.31 percent.

  • Wholesale prices rise 3.39% year-on-year in October Nov 15, 2016 12:57 PM IST

    Wholesale prices rise 3.39% year-on-year in October

    Wholesale prices of pulses, a common source of protein for most Indians, grew 21.80 percent in October compared with 23.99 percent in September.

  • Over 25 bps rate cut a possibility in next 6-9 months: Citi Sep 14, 2016 09:09 AM IST

    Over 25 bps rate cut a possibility in next 6-9 months: Citi

    Sharp fall in consumer price index gives the central bank an opportunity to weigh in a more than 25 bps rate cut in the next 6-9 months depending on global cues, Badrinivas NC, Country Treasurer and Head of Local Markets Treasury at Citi India told CNBC-TV18.

  • July IIP seen at 1.37% and Aug CPI at 5.13%: Poll Sep 09, 2016 08:25 AM IST

    July IIP seen at 1.37% and Aug CPI at 5.13%: Poll

    CNBC-TV18 poll pegs July Index of Industrial Production (IIP) at around 1.37 percent compared to 2.1 percent for the earlier month.

  • Food inflation may harden Jul CPI to 6.03%, Jun IIP seen at 2% Aug 12, 2016 08:53 AM IST

    Food inflation may harden Jul CPI to 6.03%, Jun IIP seen at 2%

    Data on wholesale prices suggests inflation in vegetables and fruits had risen in July, along with sugar uptrend. On IIP, there are estimates of broad-based growth and particularly strength in manufacturing taking the index to 7-8-month highs.

  • Higher MSP to boost pulses production,check food inflation:Das Jul 07, 2016 03:18 PM IST

    Higher MSP to boost pulses production,check food inflation:Das

    Higher minimum support price (MSP) will increase the availability of pulses and help contain food inflation, Finance Ministry said on July 7

  • Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulses: Study Jun 28, 2016 07:44 PM IST

    Better monsoon to reduce price pressure in pulses: Study

    With pulses inflation high at 34 percent, a better monsoon would reduce price pressure in lentils and in turn food inflation, a latest report has said

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