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  • There is development of inflation in country: Rahul Gandhi Feb 21, 2021 08:05 AM IST

    There is development of inflation in country: Rahul Gandhi

    AICC general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra said the BJP government should name the day petrol and diesel prices do not rise as "achha din" (good day) as all other days are 'expensive'.

  • India's inflation target band up for review: FM Nirmala Sitharaman Feb 18, 2021 06:42 PM IST

    India's inflation target band up for review: FM Nirmala Sitharaman

    The band, on the basis of which monetary policy is decided by a six-member committee headed by the central bank governor, was established in 2016.

  • Inflation analysis: High prices pinch households despite lower consumer inflation in January Feb 15, 2021 06:08 PM IST

    Inflation analysis: High prices pinch households despite lower consumer inflation in January

    Seasonal fruit and vegetables are cheaper, but personal care products, appliances, internet, bus fares, medicines and doctor consultation more expensive than a year ago

  • WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in January on costlier manufactured items, food prices ease Feb 15, 2021 12:48 PM IST

    WPI inflation rises to 2.03% in January on costlier manufactured items, food prices ease

    The WPI inflation was 1.22 percent in December, 2020 and 3.52 percent in January last year.

  • Gold edges lower on dollar rebound, softer US inflation data Feb 11, 2021 09:33 AM IST

    Gold edges lower on dollar rebound, softer US inflation data

    Spot gold fell 0.3% to $1,835.99 per ounce by 0328 GMT, after hitting a more than one-week high on Wednesday.

  • Growth, inflation outlook portends 'more than full recovery' in 2021-22: FinMin report Feb 09, 2021 09:27 PM IST

    Growth, inflation outlook portends 'more than full recovery' in 2021-22: FinMin report

    The latest Economic Survey projected growth rate to rebound to 11 percent during 2012-22 while the Budget estimated real GDP to be between 10-10.5 percent.

  • Interview | New ‘bad bank’ will take in at least Rs 2 lakh crore of NPAs: Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian Feb 04, 2021 06:37 PM IST

    Interview | New ‘bad bank’ will take in at least Rs 2 lakh crore of NPAs: Chief Economic Advisor Krishnamurthy Subramanian

    In an interview with Moneycontrol, Krishnamurthy Subramanian also said the measures taken by the Modi government to deal with the latest economic crisis are less inflationary than interventions by previous governments, and that some 100 crore people may be vaccinated for free.

  • RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee meet to begin today Feb 03, 2021 10:11 AM IST

    RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee meet to begin today

    RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee is forecast to leave the key policy rate unchanged, but watchers feel Union Budget 2021 could trigger policy changes.

  • Why government bonds are safer than fixed deposits Jan 26, 2021 08:13 AM IST

    Why government bonds are safer than fixed deposits

    Investors could keep 2-5 lakhs in FD as emergency money that you can liquidate for a medical emergency and move all the other FDs into government bond mutual funds.

  • Retail inflation sees remarkable decline in December, can RBI think of cutting rates further? Jan 13, 2021 08:21 AM IST

    Retail inflation sees remarkable decline in December, can RBI think of cutting rates further?

    The Consumer Food Price Index (CFPI) or the inflation in the food basket eased to 3.41 percent in the month of December, down from 9.50 percent in November.

  • Inflationary concerns could dampen recovery for FMCGs Jan 08, 2021 08:55 AM IST

    Inflationary concerns could dampen recovery for FMCGs

    Marico, whose brands include Parachute and Saffola, said its India business recorded double-digit volume growth in Q3FY21.

  • Do we need to change India’s flexible inflation targeting framework? Jan 04, 2021 08:50 AM IST

    Do we need to change India’s flexible inflation targeting framework?

    If low interest rates are not enough to revive growth, then the private sector will not really be able to kickstart the economy and the burden for growth will fall entirely on the government, until vaccination restores confidence

  • Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.27% in November Dec 31, 2020 07:27 PM IST

    Retail inflation for industrial workers eases to 5.27% in November

    The maximum upward pressure in the current index came from Food & Beverages group contributing (+) 0.25 percentage points to the total change.

  • How women can get started on direct equity investing in 2021 Dec 23, 2020 11:05 AM IST

    How women can get started on direct equity investing in 2021

    Investing in gold jewellery and fixed deposits may not help women grow their wealth significantly

  • Monetary Policy: RBI gets a breather Dec 22, 2020 12:59 PM IST

    Monetary Policy: RBI gets a breather

  • Could inflation spoil the party in the asset markets? Dec 18, 2020 09:48 AM IST

    Could inflation spoil the party in the asset markets?

    A rise in inflation could be the one thing that would force central banks to start tightening

  • Government's fiscal deficit to be around 8% of GDP, says former RBI governor Subbarao Dec 16, 2020 06:11 PM IST

    Government's fiscal deficit to be around 8% of GDP, says former RBI governor Subbarao

    The Wholesale Price Index-based inflation in India has risen to a nine-month high to 1.55 percent in November. The retail inflation in India had eased to 6.93 percent in November against 7.61 percent in October.

  • WPI inflation at nine-month high of 1.55% in November Dec 14, 2020 12:02 PM IST

    WPI inflation at nine-month high of 1.55% in November

    Food inflation for November 2020 is at 4.27 percent compared to 5.78 percent in October 2020

  • As COVID optimism grows, investors seek to hedge against inflation risk Dec 14, 2020 09:03 AM IST

    As COVID optimism grows, investors seek to hedge against inflation risk

    US inflation expectations are rising and huge increases in public debt and central bank balance sheets are causing many investors to think seriously about how to protect their portfolios from inflationary risks

  • Small & Midcaps underperform: Only 34 stocks in BSE 500 rose 10-40% this week Dec 12, 2020 10:02 AM IST

    Small & Midcaps underperform: Only 34 stocks in BSE 500 rose 10-40% this week

    Experts are of the view that the momentum remains strong and every dip is getting bought. The next target for the index is placed at 14,000, and on the downside 13,000 will act as crucial support.

  • Analysis | Why MPC must bat for growth Dec 11, 2020 07:28 PM IST

    Analysis | Why MPC must bat for growth

    RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das has given a clear signal to the markets that there is a possibility of more growth-supportive measures going ahead. He emphasised the part that the central bank is willing to do whatever necessary to make sure enough liquidity is available in the market, using all instruments at its disposal.

  • Indian economy is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced slowdown: Nirmala Sitharaman Dec 04, 2020 07:04 PM IST

    Indian economy is recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic-induced slowdown: Nirmala Sitharaman

    Rising demand in many sectors is likely to sustain as many industrial leaders are looking at capacity expansion across the country, she said.

  • RBI Monetary Policy | Unchanged repo rate to boost demand, say real estate experts Dec 04, 2020 01:30 PM IST

    RBI Monetary Policy | Unchanged repo rate to boost demand, say real estate experts

    The RBI's decision to hold rates was expected. A steady repo rate will help boost residential uptake and support construction activity, they say

  • MPC guidance: Why Jayant Varma's dissent is important Dec 03, 2020 06:40 PM IST

    MPC guidance: Why Jayant Varma's dissent is important

    For the first time, one MPC member during the October review questioned the choice of words MPC uses for its forward guidance. This revived an old debate

  • Chart of the Day | Composite PMI for November highlights inflation pressures Dec 03, 2020 01:24 PM IST

    Chart of the Day | Composite PMI for November highlights inflation pressures

    The MPC will worry that the data suggests inflation is not only persisting but becoming more broad-based

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