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CPI inflation


If inflation is prolonged, then it’ll start impacting savings products too: MD & CEO, HDFC Life

June 21, 2022 7:14 am

Stating that the premiums should stabilise now, she also called for the regulator to permit life insurance companies to sell health indemnity as that will allow them to offer innovative solutions to customers.

Financial Express Modern BFSI Summit: Shifted focus to inflation after growth hit pre-Covid level, says Das

June 18, 2022 4:19 am

During the pandemic, the RBI’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) consciously decided to tolerate an inflation which was higher than 4 per cent, up to 6 per cent because the situation required that.

‘Low-income strata less impacted by inflation, show consumption trends’

May 13, 2022 12:59 am

Data released on Thursday showed that retail inflation surged to a 95-month high of 7.97 per cent in April on the back of high fuel, food prices and services. Rural inflation surged to an 8-year high in April, while urban inflation rose to 18-month high.

With inflation at 8-year high, RBI has no option but to raise interest rates further

May 13, 2022 8:55 am

This is now the fourth straight month that inflation has come in above the upper threshold of the central bank's inflation targeting framework. The latest data only affirms the notion that inflationary pressures are far more broad-based and entrenched than what was previously believed.

Food inflation has not started to hurt India yet. Stepping up production can help country duck global trend

May 09, 2022 9:18 am

For now, though, the consolation is that there is little to no inflation in pulses, sugar, onion, potato and most summer vegetables. To that extent, food inflation isn’t yet “generalised” in India.

It is unclear why RBI has hiked interest rates now

May 31, 2022 11:39 am

Rajeswari Sengupta writes: RBI's surprise move raises questions over its objective. Its mandate is to target inflation, not shore up rupee

‘High food prices may fuel inflation up to 7.7% in April’

May 07, 2022 1:02 am

Geopolitical tensions, heat wave impacting food prices, especially of wheat, along with an overall increase in transportation costs due to fuel price hike have added to the surge in inflation rate, which had risen to a 17-month high of 6.95 per cent in March.

Current inflation is driven by supply shortages caused by Covid, Ukraine-Russia war. RBI has few options to reverse course

April 25, 2022 9:20 am

What most countries, including India, are experiencing today is “supply-shock” inflation. There have been too many supply chain disruptions over the last two years, caused first by the Covid-triggered lockdowns and now the Russia-Ukraine war.

Growing concern as wholesale inflation up to 14.55%, pressure on retail prices

April 30, 2022 11:07 pm

Trend reversal with CPI inflation converging towards WPI inflation worries policymakers