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Retail Inflation For Industrial Workers Eases To 6.16% In June

Retail Inflation For Industrial Workers Eases To 6.16% In June

The all-India CPI-IW (consumer price index for industrial workers) for June 2022 increased by 0.2 points and stood at 129.2 points. CPI-IW was 129 points in May 2022

30 July 2022
Why Modi’s Wheat Export Ban Failed To Curb Inflation in Commodity Prices 

Why Modi’s Wheat Export Ban Failed To Curb Inflation in Commodity Prices 

A report found that Indian wheat prices jumped to a record high, despite a ban on exports, amid strong demand and dwindling supply from a crop damaged by heat...

29 July 2022

Local Levies, Supply Chain Distortion Trigger Widely Varying Inflation Levels Across States

The difference in inflation, according to experts, can be attributed to factors like transport costs, tax policies of state governments, and supply chain...

US Inflation Reached A New 40-year High In June Of 9.1%

US Inflation Reached A New 40-year High In June Of 9.1%

Consumer prices soared 9.1 per cent compared with a year earlier, the government said Wednesday, the biggest yearly increase since 1981, and up from an 8.6 per...

13 July 2022

Pointed Attack On Inflation Will Need To Continue: Nirmala Sitharaman

Her remarks came hours after official data showed that retail inflation in June stood at 7.01 per cent. The print was lower than 7.04 per cent recorded in May...

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12 July 2022
Industrial Production Grows 19.6% In May

Industrial Production Grows 19.6% In May

The IIP had grown by 27.6% in May 2021


08 July 2022
Inflation, Expenses Rise Sharply As Priorities: AP-NORC Poll

Inflation, Expenses Rise Sharply As Priorities: AP-NORC Poll

Forty per cent of U.S. adults specifically name inflation in an open-ended question as one of up to five priorities for the government to work on in the next...


20 June 2022
Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers Rises To 6.67%, 7% In May

Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers Rises To 6.67%, 7% In May

The all-India consumer price index numbers for agricultural labourers and rural labourers for the month of May, 2022 increased by 11 points and 12 points to...


17 June 2022
Don't See Any Adverse Impact Of US Fed Rate Hike: Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth

Don't See Any Adverse Impact Of US Fed Rate Hike: Economic Affairs Secretary Ajay Seth

"So, I don't see any adverse impact of that (rate hike by Fed) because Reserve Bank of India, in the two previous cycles, has already taken adequate measures,"...


14 June 2022
Learn from RBI To Tackle Inflation Woes, SBI tells US Fed in Monthly Report

Learn from RBI To Tackle Inflation Woes, SBI tells US Fed in Monthly Report

SBI has a nugget of advice for the US Federal Reserve on how to tackle rising inflation. Says the Reserve Bank of India has been ahead of the curve in tackling...


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14 June 2022
India's Wholesale Inflation Hits Record High Of 15.88% In May

India's Wholesale Inflation Hits Record High Of 15.88% In May

This is the 14th consecutive month that the WPI Inflation has remained in double-digits. 


13 June 2022
Retail Inflation Eases To 7.04% In May, Remains Above RBI's Tolerance Level For 5th Month

Retail Inflation Eases To 7.04% In May, Remains Above RBI's Tolerance Level For 5th Month

It's the fifth consecutive month in which inflation has been above the 6 per cent upper band of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) tolerance band


10 June 2022
US Inflation Hit A New 40-year High Last Month Of 8.6%

US Inflation Hit A New 40-year High Last Month Of 8.6%

Consumer prices surged 8.6% last month from 12 months earlier, faster than April's year-over-year surge of 8.3%, the Labor Department said Friday


09 June 2022
Consumer Sentiments Improving, But Households Expect Spending To Increase, Shows RBI Survey

Consumer Sentiments Improving, But Households Expect Spending To Increase, Shows RBI Survey

The consumer spending future expectations index is positive and has moved up by 2.6 points, but the consumer survey index is still below 100, which is in the...


22 May 2022
Can Excise Duty Cut On Petrol And Diesel Save India From Stagflation?

Can Excise Duty Cut On Petrol And Diesel Save India From Stagflation?

Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a host of measures that are expected to provide a safety net to India’s poor, reeling under the pressure of...


17 May 2022
WPI Inflation Soars To A Record High Of 15.08% In April

WPI Inflation Soars To A Record High Of 15.08% In April

In March this year, the WPI inflation rose to record-high at 14.55 per cent


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17 May 2022
High Inflation, Rising Interest Rates And Slowing Economy, Is India Headed Towards Stagflation?

High Inflation, Rising Interest Rates And Slowing Economy, Is India Headed Towards Stagflation?

Rising inflation, high unemployment and depreciating currencies have given birth to a vicious cycle that could very well dismantle the fragile recovery that...


12 May 2022
April Retail Inflation Hits 7.79%, Soars To 8-Year High On Rising Food Prices

April Retail Inflation Hits 7.79%, Soars To 8-Year High On Rising Food Prices

Inflation in the food basket rose to 8.38 per cent in April from 7.68 per cent in the preceding month and 1.96 per cent in the year-ago month


13 April 2022
UK Inflation Rises At Fastest Pace In 30 Years

UK Inflation Rises At Fastest Pace In 30 Years

UK inflation accelerated to 7% in the 12 months through March, the highest annual rate since March 1992, the Office for National Statistics said


12 April 2022
US inflation rises 8.5%, Hits 4-Decade High In March

US inflation rises 8.5%, Hits 4-Decade High In March

The Labour Department said Tuesday that its consumer price index jumped 8.5 per cent in March from 12 months earlier — the biggest year-over-year increase...


12 April 2022
Factory Output Rises 1.7% In February: Govt Data

Factory Output Rises 1.7% In February: Govt Data

According to the government data released on Tuesday, the manufacturing sector recorded a growth of 0.8%


12 April 2022
Retail inflation rises to 6.95% in March against 6.07% in February

Retail inflation rises to 6.95% in March against 6.07% in February

This is the third consecutive month in which inflation has come in above the 6 per cent upper bound of the Reserve Bank of India's (RBI) mandate


09 April 2022
The Tyranny Of Transient Inflation And RBI’s Obsession With Growth  

The Tyranny Of Transient Inflation And RBI’s Obsession With Growth  

Traditionally, GDP growth has been the domain of the finance ministry in New Delhi, while the RBI has focussed on controlling inflation and money supply in the...


08 April 2022
Regulations In Sync With Changing Times; Large NBFCs Can Comply Or Restructure: Das

Regulations In Sync With Changing Times; Large NBFCs Can Comply Or Restructure: Das

Earlier this week, HDFC chairman Deepak Parekh blamed the harmonisation for the narrowing regulatory arbitrage to operate a separate entity like his and cited...


08 April 2022
RBI's Policy Normalisation Gets A Leg Up, Say Analysts

RBI's Policy Normalisation Gets A Leg Up, Say Analysts

The six-member Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) voted to hold the benchmark repurchase or the repo rate at 4 per cent and decided to stick to an accommodative...


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