inflation

How low inflation is a dilemma for India Falling rural incomes and farm distress have cast a shadow on one of the key achievements of the Modi government.   Low inflation in India is proving to be a...
Mar 14, 2019
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Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its sixth bi-monthly monetary policy statement for 2018-19, slashed repo rate by 25 basis points. The unexpected rate cut move left market experts and financial...
Feb 08, 2019
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The data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on Monday projects economy would grow at 7.2 per cent this fiscal, against 6.7 per cent in FY18. The CSO has also kept GDP estimate lower...
Jan 08, 2019
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Singaporean lender DBS sees the Reserve Bank holding the rates for the remaining part of the fiscal year ending March 2019, according to a report  the Financial Express. DBS also predicts that the...
Nov 26, 2018
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The US Federal Reserve, on Wednesday, raised interest rates by 25 basis points.    It maintained its plans to steadily tighten monetary policy, and forecast that the US economy would witness at...
Sep 27, 2018
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Credit ratings agency CARE Ratings has said that the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may go for a rate change if the inflation touches 5 per cent mark. “In case, the inflation touches the 5 per cent mark...
May 15, 2018
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in its first bi-monthly monetary policy statement on Thursday, kept the policy repo rate unchanged at 6.0 per cent.    "Consequently, the reverse repo rate...
Apr 06, 2018
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will probably boost spending to retain young voters and those in India's hinterland, who are straying away from his party as joblessness grows.    According to a...
Dec 27, 2017
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The RBI will probably keep interest rates unchanged if inflation target isn’t met and growth continues below potential.   Most economists surveyed by Bloomberg in November stated that the...
Dec 20, 2017
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Ahead of RBI’s policy rate review on Wednesday, rating agency Fitch said that the central bank had headroom to "keep the policy rate low" to improve the economy, which grew "weaker than expected"...
Dec 05, 2017
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The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) is unlikely to change interest rates in its fifth bi-monthly policy statement, scheduled on December 6, said an ET Poll conducted among 20 market participants...
Dec 04, 2017
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The rise in both wholesale and retail inflation numbers is due to seasonal factors, economic affairs secretary SC Garg said on Tuesday. The rate of price rise is also likely to remain below the 4...
Nov 15, 2017
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CFOs are already on the road to recovery from the recent economic and regulatory disruptions (willing to take investment risks), according to Deloitte’s annual CFO Survey for 2017. Given the macro-...
Nov 09, 2017
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Dr Ajay Shah   Good quality data about Indian business cycle conditions can be scoured from data related to non-finance, non-oil (n-f, n-o from here on) listed companies. In other countries too...
Nov 08, 2017
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to cut rate on August 2 by a quarter percentage point to a more than 6-1/2 year low after inflation slumped.    RBI will cut its repo rate by 25 basis...
Aug 02, 2017
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Keeping interest rates unchanged, the Federal Reserve said it expected to start winding down its massive holdings of bonds ‘relatively soon’ in a sign of confidence in the US economy.   In a...
Jul 27, 2017
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Inflation is likely to remain subdued on account of good monsoon and the inability of the industry to raise prices, according to industry body Assocham.    Moreover, the industry body said in a...
Jul 18, 2017
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The monetary policy committee (MPC) of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has suggested up risks to inflation arising from price pressure, excluding food and fuel, as the main reason for keeping its...
Apr 21, 2017
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is likely to hold rates steady for some time unless growth and inflation undershoot targets sharply, said a report.    “We believe that the RBI will hold steady...
Feb 10, 2017
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The exporting community is not happy with the RBI’s decision to keep the repo rate unchanged even though it acknowledges that global trade remains subdued.   Moreover, a recent Reserve Bank of...
Feb 09, 2017
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The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) might go for a policy easing on 8 February and is also expected to keep it on hold for the entire 2017, says a report.   According to Japanese financial services...
Feb 06, 2017
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The Wholesale Price Index (WPI) based inflation for the August month rose to 3.74 per cent as compared to 3.55 per cent in July and -5.06 per cent during the corresponding month of the previous...
Sep 15, 2016
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The country’s inflation slowed down to 5 per cent in August led by a sharp drop in food inflation to 5.9 per cent (-250 bps), especially in vegetables as well as food and beverages.   The...
Sep 13, 2016
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