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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

India inflation


Minutes of RBI MPC meeting: ‘Rising inflation warranted a pause in rate reduction’

December 20, 2019 4:02 am

MPC members, who met on December 5, said it is prudent to expect higher than current readings over the next two or three months.

Costlier food pushes WPI to 12-month high

January 15, 2016 1:37 am

Though the pace of deflation has been weakening since last four months, high food prices continue to remain a cause of concern.

No proof required: Why inflation fell

August 26, 2015 12:00 am

The RBI should screen each contender for the MPC with a simple question — how do you explain the past determinants, and the future trend, of inflation in India?

Monetary policy framework to be flexible on inflation

August 11, 2015 1:50 am

The Centre and the RBI are working on the contours of the MPC that would be responsible for deciding on policy rates required to keep inflation under control.

Diverging CPI, WPI: The inflation conundrum

July 21, 2015 6:47 am

In the last eight months, while CPI (retail inflation) has consistently moved upwards, the WPI (headline inflation) has dramatically contracted.

Retail inflation hits 8-month high, up 5.4% on rise in pulse prices

July 14, 2015 1:29 am

The government will release on Tuesday the data on wholesale price inflation, which had stayed in the negative zone for seven consecutive months.

‘Knee-jerk’ import of pulses not advisable, say market experts

June 12, 2015 3:02 am

The current landed price of imported Australian chana works out to Rs 4,700 per quintal, which is way above the minimum support price (MSP) of Rs 3,175 payable to farmers in India

RBI, lenders huffing & puffing over lowering of interest rates

April 20, 2015 1:26 am

While the gross NPA percentage crossed 5 per cent for PSU banks, for private banks it was marginally up at 2.1 per cent.

PSU-led investment push may falter on strained banking sector

February 03, 2015 2:24 am

Inflated role ascribed to private sector investment; Weak PSB financials to restrict fund flow.

A cut in time

October 31, 2019 3:48 pm

Low rates will help. But sustainable higher growth requires the government to debottleneck sectors and push through pending reforms.