Sunday, Sep 26, 2021

Inflation / Price Rise

Inflation On Cooling Trajectory: RBI Bulletin

Sep 17, 2021 Outlook Business Team

RBI's September 2021 bulletin said inflation outcome for August 2021 "vindicated" the Monetary Policy Committee's suggestion for treating the May price shock as transitory

UK Logs Biggest Leap In Annual Inflation On Record

Sep 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Consumer price inflation accelerated to 3.2 per cent in the 12 months through August from 2per cent the previous month, the Office for National Statistics said on Wednesday

Marginal Rise In Retail Inflation For Farm, Rural Workers In July, Highest In Punjab

The steepest fall in the CPI numbers for agricultural and rural labourers was experienced by Tamil Nadu

Retail Inflation Eases To 5.59% In July; IIP Grows 13.6% In June: Govt Data

Aug 12, 2021 PTI

The Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation was 6.26 per cent in June and 6.73 per cent in July 2020.

Mexico Says It Spent USD 61 Million To Buy Pegasus Spyware

As per anti money laundering investigator, officials from the two previous administrations had spent about USD 300 million in government money to purchase spyware

27 July, 2021

Fuel Price Rise, Inflation And No Pay Hike Keep Impulse Buying In India Woefully Low

Lola Nayar

The impact of higher fuel prices and input costs of manufacturing units has led to both wholesale and retail inflation rising beyond RBI’s preferred comfortable level of 6 per cent for the last few months.

26 July, 2021

World Stocks Mostly Lower After Wall Street Highs

Associated Press (AP)

The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99

14 July, 2021

UK: Annual Inflation Rate Rises To 2.5% In June, Highest In Three Years

Associated Press (AP)

As per the Office for National Statistics the annual rate of inflation rose to 2.5% in June from 2.1% the previous month

16 June, 2021

Covid Impact: UK Inflation Hits 2.1%

Associated Press (AP)

Inflation accelerated to 2.1 per cent in the 12 months through May from 1.5 per cent in April, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday.

16 June, 2021

US: As Markets Remain Unperturbed By Inflation, White House Sees No Cause For Alarm

Associated Press (AP)

As of Monday, the 5y5y was trading at 2.28per cent, an indication that annual inflation will be close to the Federal Reserve's 2per cent target.

15 June, 2021

Rupee Surges 13 Paise To 73.16 Against US Dollar In Early Trade


Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures rose 0.29 per cent to USD 73.07 per barrel.

15 June, 2021

Sensex Jumps Over 220 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,850


The 30-share BSE index traded 220.67 points or 0.42 per cent higher at 52,772.20 in initial deals.

14 June, 2021

WPI Inflation Hits Record High Of 12.94% In May On Costlier Fuel


This is the fifth straight month of uptick seen in the wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation.

12 May, 2021

Retail Inflation Drops To 4.29% In April, Says Govt Data

Outlook Web Bureau

Drop attributed to easing of food prices

15 March, 2021

WPI Inflation Rises To 4.17% In February On Costlier Food, Fuel


The WPI inflation was 2.03 per cent in January and 2.26 per cent in February last year.

24 December, 2020

Cong MLAs Stage Walkout In Uttarakhand Assembly Over Inflation Issue


Prices of potato, tomato, onion, wheat flour, pulses, LPG, petrol and diesel are skyrocketing, becoming difficult for the poor to make ends meet: Oppt Leader

04 December, 2020

RBI Projects 6.8 Percent Retail Inflation In December Quarter


RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also said that inflation is likely to remain elevated throughout winter

22 November, 2020

Economy Improving Fast, GDP To Turn Positive In Q3 And Q4 FY21: Ashima Goyal


Goyal in an interview says the management of the Covid-19 pandemic helped in avoiding multiple Covid-19 peaks.

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Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.


Prime Miniter Narendra Modi welcomed by Indian community in New York.


India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses the 76th Session of the U.N. General Assembly at United Nations headquarters in New York.


A dead body hangs from a crane in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan. A witness told The Associated Press that the bodies of four men were brought to the main square and three of them were moved to...


People gather in the main square of Herat city in western Afghanistan, where the Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane.


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With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

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