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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 stand at 1119 and 1131 points

20 June 2022
Import Freight Cost Surge By 10% Increases Annual CPI By 0.21 Percentage Point: RBI Article

Import Freight Cost Surge By 10% Increases Annual CPI By 0.21 Percentage Point: RBI Article

The article analysed the impact of freight price shocks such as container shortages and the pandemic-related market frictions, on the retail prices through...

17 June 2022

Rupee Inches 2 Paise Higher To 78.02 Against US Dollar In Early Trade

At the interbank foreign exchange, the rupee opened at 78.02 against the dollar, registering a rise of 2 paise over its previous close.

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

13 June 2022

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

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02 June 2022
Policy Tightening To Pressure Fiscal Numbers, Deficit Seen At 6.7% In FY23: Report

Policy Tightening To Pressure Fiscal Numbers, Deficit Seen At 6.7% In FY23: Report

As per the report, the central deficit is expected to be at 6.7 per cent and states' at 3.5 per cent in the current fiscal. 


01 June 2022
Will Export Ban On Wheat, Sugar & Cut In Fuel Prices Help Modi Curtail Inflation?

Will Export Ban On Wheat, Sugar & Cut In Fuel Prices Help Modi Curtail Inflation?

In its latest move to control the rising inflation, the Indian government has also slashed jet fuel prices by 1.3 per cent for the first time this year.


24 May 2022
Centre Exempts Customs Duty, Agri Cess On Edible Oil Import To Ease Inflation's Effect

Centre Exempts Customs Duty, Agri Cess On Edible Oil Import To Ease Inflation's Effect

In April, the edible oil inflation remained in double digits for the 29th consecutive month, as per a report.


23 May 2022
Prolonged High Temperatures Could Worsen Inflation, Hurt Growth: Moody's

Prolonged High Temperatures Could Worsen Inflation, Hurt Growth: Moody's

The rating agency said although heat waves are fairly common in India, they usually occur in May and June. However, this year New Delhi witnessed the fifth...


18 May 2022
Japan's Quarterly Economy Contracts As Energy Prices Soar

Japan's Quarterly Economy Contracts As Energy Prices Soar

Japan's real gross domestic product, or GDP, the sum of the value of a nation's products and services, contracted 0.2 per cent in January-March compared to the...


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17 May 2022
Your Favourite Restaurant In Town May Shut Down Due To Rising Food & Fuel Costs

Your Favourite Restaurant In Town May Shut Down Due To Rising Food & Fuel Costs

Despite a rapid rise in LPG cylinder prices, restauranteurs are unwilling to raise menu prices in a bid to retain customers and stave off competition  


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...


16 May 2022
Inflation Increase Due To War Impact; RBI May Hike Rates By 75 Basis Points By August: SBI Economists

Inflation Increase Due To War Impact; RBI May Hike Rates By 75 Basis Points By August: SBI Economists

The economists said they did a study of the Russian invasion's impact on inflation, which revealed that 59 per cent of the jump in prices is due to...


15 May 2022
Stock Market Outlook: Global Trends, Quarterly Earnings Major Drivers This Week

Stock Market Outlook: Global Trends, Quarterly Earnings Major Drivers This Week

Investors would also keep a tab on the movement of foreign institutional investors who are on a selling spree in the domestic equity market for the past many...


14 May 2022
Why Major FMCG Brands Have Opted For ‘Shrinkflation’

Why Major FMCG Brands Have Opted For ‘Shrinkflation’

In India, major industry players like Dabur, Hindustan Unilever, Nestle, Britannia, Coca Cola, Pepsi Co, and P&G have opted for Shrinkflation


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


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06 May 2022
With Rising Interest Rates, Here’s What You Should Do With Your Debt Fund Investments

With Rising Interest Rates, Here’s What You Should Do With Your Debt Fund Investments

The RBI has hiked the repo rate by 40 bps to 4.4 per cent and the cash reserve ratio by 50 bps in a surprise, unscheduled announcement. What should be your...


03 May 2022
Britannia To Take Calibrated Price Hikes To Manage Profitability, Says MD

Britannia To Take Calibrated Price Hikes To Manage Profitability, Says MD

According to the company, the economy was impacted by global geo-political factors which caused a further surge in inflation the January-March quarter of FY22


01 May 2022
After SBI, HDFC Hikes Lending Rate By 5 Basis Points; EMI To Rise For Existing Borrower

After SBI, HDFC Hikes Lending Rate By 5 Basis Points; EMI To Rise For Existing Borrower

The rates for new borrowers range between 6.70 per cent and 7.15 per cent, depending on credit and loan amount. 


29 April 2022
Retail Inflation For Industrial Workers Rises To 5.35% In March

Retail Inflation For Industrial Workers Rises To 5.35% In March

The All-India CPI-IW (consumer price index-industrial workers) for March 2022, increased by 1.0 point to 126 points. It was 125 points in February 2022.


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
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


01 April 2022
Inflation In 19 Nations Using Euro Soars To Record 7.5%

Inflation In 19 Nations Using Euro Soars To Record 7.5%

Consumer prices in the 19 countries that use the euro currency rose by an annual rate of 7.5 per cent in March, according to the European Union statistics...


01 April 2022
The Indian Economy Is Not Under The Threat of Stagflation, Says RBI

The Indian Economy Is Not Under The Threat of Stagflation, Says RBI

Stagflation is a bad economic situation for any country, but high consumer demand means India is not in that situation


19 March 2022
Rahul Gandhi: Inflation Set To Go Up, Government Must Act To Protect People

Rahul Gandhi: Inflation Set To Go Up, Government Must Act To Protect People

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Saturday cautioned that inflation will rise further and urged the government to act now to protect the people of the...


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