Inflation

Global recession increasingly likely as cost of living soars: Chief economists' survey

The grim outlook for growth is being driven in part by high inflation, which has triggered sharp monetary tightening across many economies.

published on : 28th September 2022

RBI's rate-setting panel starts deliberations; decision on September 30

An SBI research report said the Indian markets have, however, performed much better. Specifically, the rupee has been holding remarkably well with RBI intervention supporting it in the market.

published on : 28th September 2022

IMF urges UK to re-evaluate tax cuts on inflation concerns  

The British pound fell to a record low against the U.S. dollar of $1.0373 on Monday amid investor concern about the government's policies.

published on : 28th September 2022

Three-day RBI monetary policy meet starts today; another repo rate hike likely

Like several other central banks, the main focus of the RBI during the three-day-long meet will again remain on containing high inflation.

published on : 28th September 2022

Odisha: Puja organisers feel price rise pinch, artisans back in business

Price hike and inflation has made Durga Puja a costly affair for festival organisers of the district this year. 

published on : 28th September 2022

RBI may raise rates by 35-50 bps in next MPC meet, say experts

Retail inflation in India had touched 7 per cent in August as against 6.7 per cent in July due to rise in food prices.

published on : 27th September 2022

S&P pegs India's GDP growth at 7.3 per cent this fiscal; expects inflation to be above 6 per cent

S&P Economist Vishrut Rana said the rupee may continue to see volatility in the coming days, but India has 'substantial buffer' to withstand foreign fund outflows.

published on : 26th September 2022

S&P projects India's GDP growth at 7.3 per cent this fiscal

In its Economic Outlook for Asia Pacific, S&P said India's growth next year will get support from domestic demand recovery after the coronavirus pandemic.

published on : 26th September 2022

How much is enough for retirement

As persistently high inflation hurts everyone, the size of the retirement corpus also grows.

published on : 26th September 2022

Inflation, unrest challenge Bangladesh's 'miracle economy'

Bangladesh’s economic miracle is under severe strain as fuel price hikes amplify public frustrations over rising costs for food and other necessities.

published on : 23rd September 2022

Inflation-hit Turkey cuts rate for second month 

The decision highlights Turkish policymakers' strong focus on economic growth nine months before a general election that polls show President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is on track to lose. 

published on : 22nd September 2022

Bank of England rate hike avoids more aggressive step

Surging inflation is a worry for central banks because it eats away at consumers' purchasing power.

published on : 22nd September 2022

FPIs infuse Rs 12,000 crore in Indian equities in September on hopes of slow rate hikes 

This comes following a net investment of Rs 51,200 crore in August and nearly Rs 5,000 crore in July, data with depositories showed.

published on : 18th September 2022

Lower Kharif sowing calls for deft management of foodgrain stock, prices: FinMin Report

India's rice production could fall by 10-12 million tonnes during the Kharif season this year due to a fall in paddy sowing area, Food Secretary Sudhanshu Pandey had said earlier this month.

published on : 17th September 2022

Recession fears loom as world fights inflation: World Bank

Its economists, however, assured that it’s ‘not all doom and gloom,’ and urged policymakers to shift focus from consumption to production.

published on : 17th September 2022

RBI article favours frontloading of monetary policy actions to tame inflation

At this critical juncture, the authors said, monetary policy has to perform the role of nominal anchor for the economy as it charts a new growth trajectory.

published on : 16th September 2022

Need to keep inflationary expectations firmly anchored: RBI article 

The Indian economy is poised to shrug off the modest tapering of growth momentum in the first quarter of 2022-23, it said.

published on : 16th September 2022

A billion people and a few billionaires

Even more unnerving is the popular hypothesis and perception that the burgeoning wealth of the billionaires is a direct offshoot of favourable government policies.

published on : 16th September 2022

WPI inflation eases to 11-month low at 12.41 per cent in August

The decline in the headline WPI inflation in the month was largely due to a fall in fuel and power inflation.

published on : 14th September 2022

WPI inflation eases to 12.41 per cent in August

The Wholesale Price Index-based inflation was 13.93 per cent in July and 11.64 per cent in August last year.

published on : 14th September 2022
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