WPI inflation rises to 11.39 per cent in August on costlier manufactured goods; food prices soften

Inflation in food articles eased for the fourth straight month, recording (-) 1.29 per cent in August, from zero per cent in July, even as onion and pulses prices spiked.

published on : 14th September 2021

No, the Indian economy has not rebounded yet

The government’s reading of the Q1 FY22 GDP numbers was that the economy is on course for a ‘V-shaped’ recovery. How correct is this observation?

published on : 11th September 2021

An economy that is back on track

We must keep in mind that the growth was despite the second wave of the pandemic and therefore, while there is a base effect, there was also the simultaneous impact of another wave

published on : 7th September 2021

Sri Lankan Parliament approves emergency regulations to contain food prices

President Rajapaksa declared an economic emergency last week to contain soaring inflation after a steep fall in the value of the country's currency caused by a spike in food price.

published on : 6th September 2021

Retail inflation for industrial workers eases marginally to 5.27 per cent in July

The maximum upward pressure on the index came from the 'miscellaneous group', contributing 0.42 percentage points to the total change.

published on : 31st August 2021

Inflation worries trigger debate on RBI’s measures

Members flagged persistence in inflation during monetary policy meeting this month

published on : 21st August 2021

Extent of food items price rise remained relatively modest in Covid second wave: RBI article

The article has been prepared by Jibin Jose, Vimal Kishore, and Binod B Bhoi from the Department of Economic and Policy Research, RBI.

published on : 17th August 2021

Inflation to be within target range in FY22: Nirmala Sitharaman

The RBI has been mandated to keep inflation at 4 per cent, with a tolerance level of 2 per cent on either side.

published on : 16th August 2021

WPI inflation eases to 11.16 per cent in July; food, crude prices soften

However, WPI inflation remained in double-digit for the third consecutive month in July, mainly due to a low base of last year. WPI inflation was (-) 0.25 per cent, in July 2020.

published on : 16th August 2021

INTERVIEW| This government is not willing to discuss real issues: Rajya Sabha MP Syed Nasir Hussain

The recent monsoon session ended in an impasse between the government and opposition, and marked a new low in parliamentary discourse.

published on : 16th August 2021

RBI absorbs inflation heat to support growth

Going forward, however, the RBI expects a broad-based recovery in demand to pick up with easing of restrictions.

published on : 7th August 2021

Need to cut fuel tax to rein in inflation demon

Inflation-adjusted real rates have been negative for over a year, eroding returns from bank deposits and incomes, and prompting savers towards riskier assets.

published on : 7th August 2021

Inflation rise not structural, rate hike to begin from next June: Report

She pencilled in CPI inflation averaging at 5.5 per cent in FY22 with core inflation slightly above 6 per cent but begin to trend down and average at 4.5 per cent for FY23.

published on : 5th August 2021

Opposition plans breakfast meeting, mock parliament, staying on in the houses to corner Centre

The Opposition leaders feel the Centre is scuttling their voices by not allowing them to raise issues while legislative business is pushed through amidst the din. 

published on : 2nd August 2021

Bring petroleum products in ambit of GST soon: PHDCCI

PHDCCI president Sanjay Aggarwal said that the WPI-based inflation has been in a double-digit growth trajectory for the past three months, stoked by high prices of fuel and power.

published on : 1st August 2021
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