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Global economy heads for a sharp slowdown, India to grow at 8.3%: World Bank

The World Bank’s Global Economic Prospects Report upgraded its forecast for the Indian economy for the next two financial years. (REUTERS)
Published on Jan 11, 2022 09:09 PM IST

Rahul, Priyanka to address ‘decisive’ rally against inflation in Jaipur today

Priyanka Gandhi Vadra, Rahul Gandhi and Sonia Gandhi (File Photo/PTI)
Published on Dec 12, 2021 06:24 AM IST

Five charts that explain the inflation situation in India

The Bloomberg Commodity Index – it is a weighted average of prices of energy, grains, industrial and precious metals, cotton and livestock – has increased significantly in the post-pandemic period.
Updated on Nov 22, 2021 01:50 AM IST

Economy on durable path of recovery: RBI

Notwithstanding the global headwinds, the article said mobility is rapidly improving, the job market is recouping, and overall economic activity is on the cusp of a strengthening revival.
Published on Nov 16, 2021 04:40 AM IST

Retail inflation sees marginal uptick, factory output falters

The rise in latest inflation numbers is a result of acceleration in both core and non-core components of the CPI basket. While core-inflation increased from 6% to 6.24%, non-core component went up from 2.42% to 2.63%.
Published on Nov 13, 2021 07:27 AM IST

Retail inflation rises to 4.48% in Oct as compared to 4.35% in Sept: Govt data

The retail inflation during April-June period of 2022-23 is projected at 5.2 per cent.
Published on Nov 12, 2021 06:12 PM IST

WPI inflation eases to 10.66% in September on lower food prices

It is to be noted here that retail inflation had also dropped sharply to 4.59 per cent in December, mainly due to declining food prices.
Published on Oct 14, 2021 01:17 PM IST

Inflation high, Centre scraps basic customs duty, cuts cess on edible oils

The lowering of the cess will bring down the effective customs duty on palm, soyabean and sunflower oils 8.5%, 5.5% and 5.5% respectively
Published on Oct 14, 2021 04:29 AM IST

A closer examination of India’s inflation story

Between May and September, inflation has come down by 195 basis points.
Updated on Oct 15, 2021 09:43 AM IST

Siddaramaiah, Shivakumar reach K'taka House in carts to protest fuel prices

Congress leaders Siddaramaiah, DK Shivakumar at the Assembly on Friday. (Image credit: Twitter@DKShivakumar)
Published on Sep 24, 2021 01:09 PM IST

India's August WPI inflation quickens to 11.39%

Wholesale prices of food rose at a slower pace of 3.43% in August on-year compared to 4.46% in the previous month.
Published on Sep 14, 2021 12:21 PM IST

Go to Taliban-ruled Afghanistan, petrol is cheap there: BJP leader on inflation

A video grab of BJP leader Ramratan Payal speaking to reporters on petrol prices. (Credit: Twitter)
Published on Aug 20, 2021 08:26 AM IST

Madhya Pradesh minister blames ex-PM Nehru’s speech for inflation, economic woes

Sarang asked Congress workers to protest outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi's office,
Published on Jul 31, 2021 08:06 PM IST

The contrasting tale of inflation in India and US

The wholesale price index (WPI) in India continued to grow in double digits for the third consecutive month in June.
Published on Jul 29, 2021 07:03 AM IST

Inflation targeting and the Indian economy

In March 2015, Reserve Bank of India officially adopted inflation targeting as the monetary policy framework for the Indian economy.
Published on Jul 21, 2021 12:48 PM IST

India's retail inflation slightly up at 6.26% in June

Image courtesy: MINT
Updated on Jul 12, 2021 06:48 PM IST

Number theory: How to read today’s inflation numbers

A Reuters forecast of economists expects CPI to grow at 6.58% on a year-on-year basis in the month of June.
Published on Jul 12, 2021 05:12 AM IST

For 2024: BJP’s 3-fold economic challenge

Prime Minister Narendra Modi leaves after a function at the Bharatiya Janata Party headquarters following a state election in New Delhi, India.
Updated on Jul 10, 2021 04:42 AM IST

Ministry of Finance: Inflation rate falls, the economy shows signs of recovery

RBI continues with its efforts to calm the nerves of the market and revive sectors with both backward and forward linkages and multiplier effects on growth
Published on Jul 09, 2021 06:35 PM IST

Inflation may obstruct RBI’s focus on growth

Inflation measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) came in at 6.3% in May, above the RBI’s target band of 2-6%.
Published on Jun 16, 2021 03:43 AM IST

Centre sticks with inflation goal for 5 yrs

The six-member monetary policy committee, headed by the RBI governor, decides on the monetary policy based on the inflation target.
Published on Apr 01, 2021 07:17 AM IST

The state of play on inflation and its wider implications

39% of India’s CPI basket comprises of food items.
Updated on Mar 15, 2021 07:17 AM IST

Factory production contracts in January inflation hits 3-month high

That India’s industrial growth started losing momentum even before these restrictions and inflation has started rising again, even though food inflation is still at low levels—it was 3.9% in February—points towards growing headwinds for the economy.
Updated on Mar 13, 2021 03:14 AM IST

Costly food, higher fuel prices take retail inflation to 3-month high of 5.03%

Households paid higher prices in key categories, such as food, fuel, healthcare, transport and communication, Friday’s data showed. (MINT PHOTO).
Updated on Mar 12, 2021 08:30 PM IST

India's inflation target band appropriate for next 5 years: RBI report

India adopted the flexible inflation targeting framework in 2016 and the government is due to review the same in the near future.
Published on Feb 26, 2021 02:25 PM IST

FMCG cos look to hike prices to offset inflationary pressure on raw material

Dabur India CFO Lalit Malik said the recent months have seen inflation inching up for some key raw materials like amla and gold.
Published on Jan 10, 2021 05:27 PM IST

CPI for October likely above 7% again, industrial output falls: Poll

The poll also predicted industrial output in September dropped 2.0% from a year earlier, the seventh consecutive month of falls and its longest streak of decline since June 2009, as infrastructure output, which accounts for about 40% of total industrial production, contracted 0.8%.
Published on Nov 10, 2020 01:17 PM IST
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