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Price to pay

March 17, 2021 8:15 am

Data suggests inflationary pressures are unlikely to moderate quickly. This may lead to MPC maintaining status quo

Pressure points ease: Factory output grows, inflation cools

February 13, 2021 2:56 am

Retail inflation data released separately showed the headline number eased to a 16-month low of 4.06 per cent in January, mainly due to a sharp fall in food inflation.

Covid puzzles: Jobs back, labour shrinks, demand low but inflation still high

October 20, 2020 10:21 am

While much of the world is seeing benign inflation trends, India is a clear exception. Among the drivers of headline inflation in India in recent months has been food prices, especially those of vegetables.

Daily briefing: Suspense in Cong over RJD’s plans for it grows; Cremation against our wishes, says Hathras victim’s family

October 13, 2020 8:43 am

From legacy issues ailing Bihar's economy to top Bollywood producers moving court against two TV channels, read the top stories from print edition here.

Wholesale inflation eases to 2.26% in February against 3.1% in January

March 16, 2020 1:47 pm

Wholesale inflation - the rate of increase in wholesale prices as determined by the Wholesale Price Index (WPI) - had stood at 2.93 per cent during the corresponding period of the previous year.

Retail inflation likely fell to a three month low in February: Poll

March 09, 2020 9:54 am

Inflation eased to 6.80 percent, significantly lower than January's 7.59 percent, according to the March 4-6 poll of more than 40 economists.

Inflation spike transitory, expect it to drop to 4-4.5% by July: CEA

February 14, 2020 5:08 am

The surge in the PMI index in January would augur well for factory output growth, Krishnamurthy Subramanian said.

Vegetable prices push wholesale inflation to 7-month high in December

January 15, 2020 4:33 am

Vegetable inflation jumping to an over six-year high and pulses inflation rising to a more than 3-year high were the key reasons driving retail inflation.

Inflation probably breached RBI's target in December: Survey

January 09, 2020 2:01 pm

Over 60 per cent of respondents expected retail inflation, due for release on Jan. 13, to breach the upper band of the RBI's buffer range of 2 per cent to 6 per cent, with the highest forecast for 7.01 per cent.

Explained: Is India facing stagflation?

December 19, 2019 7:25 am

Stagflation is said to happen when an economy faces stagnant growth as well as persistently high inflation. In other words, the worst of both worlds.