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Inflation data


‘Inflation spike, CAD concerns easing; govt being watchful’

August 12, 2022 12:48 am

Despite having to bear additional fiscal burden, the Centre isn’t planning to slash the fertiliser subsidy rates at the moment, the source said. It doesn’t wish to add to farmers’ costs of production at this juncture.

‘The biggest problem is our dependence on imported energy, which is 4% of our GDP’

July 13, 2022 5:53 pm

Neelkanth Mishra, Co-head of Asia Pacific Strategy, India Equity Strategist with Credit Suisse and part-time member of the PM’s Economic Advisory Council, unpacks the inflation basket. This explained.Live session was moderated by Anil Sasi, National Business Editor

How the RBI unconventionally innovated policy to fight the pandemic

July 02, 2022 9:54 pm

Soumya Kanti Ghosh writes: It did not get fixated on a one-point agenda, daring to look beyond the inflation print, focussing on economic reinvigoration.

The Indian consumer will have to spend more for a little longer

May 27, 2022 8:39 am

Dipti Deshpande writes: Pressure on prices of agricultural commodities will take time to soften. This should be after the Russia-Ukraine conflict de-escalates and the impact gradually fades away

Recent data confirms that inflation has become entrenched in the economy. RBI will have to act firmly and swiftly

May 19, 2022 8:53 am

The sharp spurt in wholesale inflation is driven by all major categories — primary articles, fuel and power and manufacturing — indicating how broad-based the price pressures are.

Inflation up, FMCG firms hike rates, cut pack volume and weight

May 19, 2022 10:33 am

The companies will have to display prices per gram where net weight is less than one kilogram, and per kilogram where net weight is more than one kilogram; per millilitre where net volume is less than one litre and per litre where net volume is more than one litre, enabling consumers to better compare non-standard pack sizes.

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.

Sri Lanka's inflation surges to 21.5% in March

April 22, 2022 5:27 pm

Sri Lanka's nation-wide inflation for March 2022 under the National Consumer Price Index (NCPI) surged to 21.5 per cent from 17.5 per cent reported in February 2022.

Being hemmed in

June 17, 2021 8:07 am

Even as growth concerns remain, price pressures limit RBI’s options. It must assess when to pivot to policy normalisation

India's retail inflation dips to 6.93% in November

December 14, 2020 6:25 pm

India CPI Inflation Rate November 2020: The retail inflation which is measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) was 6.93 per cent in November, government data revealed.