Economy

Budget 2024: India’s fortunes soar with unprecedented revenue windfall

The final 2024-25 budget is due to be presented later this month. Compared to the interim budget, the fiscal situation
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Understanding the rural-urban inflation gap

India’s inflation data has shown two ‘divides’ in recent times. The gap between food and core inflation has got most
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Plain Facts Friday: Coalition era, economic trends, and market reactions

Every Friday, Plain Facts publishes a compilation of data-brd insights, complete with easy-to-read charts, to help you delve deeper into
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The volatility playbook: Thriving when the going gets tough

Equity markets have hit a rough patch after scaling new all-time highs last month. Volatility (measured through NSE Volatility index)
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Good, not great, news on inflation

Every month Unhedged publishes a chart. For the first time in 2024, we can do so without cringing: Line go
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Analyzing the ripple effect: How Middle East conflict can impact the Indian economy

Since the Covid-19 pandemic receded, the global arena has been beset by a series of geopolitical issues. Even as the
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Extreme weather, geopolitical issues pose threat to India’s inflation: RBI bulletin

Extreme weather events along with prolonged geopolitical tensions could pose a risk to India’s inflation trajectory, even as growth in
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Reflation Desperation: Rate cut hopes dashed

Welcome to what Goldman Sachs is calling “reflation desperation”. For policymakers and investors, this will be a nauseating and probably
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Infrastructure development key to government’s strategy to sustain investment revival: RBI report

The government’s focus on infrastructure development, coupled with buoyant business optimism, could nurture a sustained revival in the investment cycle,
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Staying the course

MPC is likely to remain cautious by keeping repo rate at 6.5%, inflation will remain a concern The Monetary Policy
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