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IMF demand to hike power tariff may worsen Pak’s inflation

Islamabad, May 4 | Pakistan's Finance Minister Shaukat Tarin said that the demand by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to hike electricity tariff to...

Normal monsoon to usher growth, douse inflation (IANS Insight)

New Delhi, April 16 | Predictions of a normal monsoon season brightened India's FY22 economic prospects amidst gloom induced by the resurgence of Covid...

India’s WPI inflation rises to 7.39% in March (Ld)

New Delhi, April 15 | India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 7.39 per cent in March from a...

India’s WPI inflation rises to 7.39% in March

New Delhi, April 15 | India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 7.39 per cent in March from a...

Inflation, falling IP, declining rupee in NDA rule: Chidambaram

New Delhi, April 13 | A month ahead of the BJP-led NDA government completing seven years, the Congress has attacked the government over economic...

Retail inflation rises in March, food prices soar (Ld)

New Delhi, April 12 | India's retail inflation marginally rose in March as the Consumer Price Index (CPI) increased to 5.52 per cent from...

Inflation focused RBI now moves to absorb excess liquidity

Mumbai, April 7 | With an eye on inflation and surplus liquidity in the system, the RBI on Wednesday decided to conduct variable rate...

CPI inflation for April-June seen at 5.2%: RBI

Mumbai, April 7 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has pegged retail inflation for the Apri-June quarter of the current financial year at...

India retains RBI’s retail inflation target band

New Delhi, March 31 | India has retained the Reserve Bank's retail inflation target band of 2-6 per cent under the 'Flexible Inflation Targeting'...

IndiaEs inflation uncomfortably high: Moody’s Analytics

New Delhi, March 30 | IndiaEs inflation trend is uncomfortably high which will restrict the Reserve Bank's ability to offer further rate cuts, Moody's...

Inflows to further strengthen rupee, inflation key risk (IANS Currency Watch)

By Rohit VaidMumbai, March 21 | Sustained foreign inflows along with a slew of upcoming IPOs is expected to strengthen the Indian rupee during...

Global inflation spooks markets, Sensex down 585 pts (Lead)

Mumbai, March 18 | Fears of rising global inflation, along with domestic resurgence of Covid-19 infections, pulled down India's key equity indices on Thursday.High...

India’s WPI inflation rises to 4.17% in Feb

New Delhi, March 15 | India's annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices sequentially rose to 4.17 per cent in February from a...

Euro area inflation expected to be stable at 0.9%

Brussels, March 3 | The euro area inflation rate continues to be positive in February, with the harmonized index of consumer price (HICP) reading...

England, Wales train fares to rise above inflation

London, March 1 | Millions of train passengers in England and Wales will be hit by higher fares from Monday onwards as fares are...

Seoul stocks slump for 2nd day on US inflation concerns

Seoul, Feb 23 | South Korean stocks slumped on Tuesday for a second day amid lingering inflation concerns, with major tech and bio stocks...

Inflation data, global cues to drive Indian equities (Market Outlook)

Mumbai, Feb 14 | As the Indian stock market remains largely bullish with intermittent correction and consolidation, wholesale inflation data, global cues along with...

Jan retail inflation declines to 4.06%, vegetables become cheaper (Lead)

New Delhi, Feb 12 | Lower food prices, especially those of vegetables and cereals, brought down India's sequential retail price inflation in January 2021.Sequentially,...

Budget 2021-22 will fail to curb inflation

New Delhi, Feb 1 | Majority of the people in the country expressed dissatisfaction with the Union Budget presented by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman...

Inflation affected life of most Indians in 2020

New Delhi, Jan 31 | Over 70 per cent people have felt the impact of high commodity prices in the past one year, according...

Over 72% say inflation has been unchecked since Modi became PM

New Delhi, Jan 31 | Almost three-fourths feel that after Narendra Modi became Prime Minister, inflation has been unchecked and prices have gone up,...

‘More focus on core inflation needed’

New Delhi, Jan 29 | Citing possible inaccuries in the Consumer Price Index - Combined (CPI-C) inflation, the Economic Survey 2020-21 said that greater...

Wholesale inflation eases to 1.2% in December

New Delhi, Jan 14 | Wholesale inflation for December declined to 1.22 per cent due to lower food inflation, official data showed on Thursday.In...

RBI unlikely to cut rates despite dip in Dec retail inflation:...

Mumbai, Jan 13 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is unlikely to further ease the interest rates in the next meeting of its...

Retail inflation down to 4.59% in Dec 2020

New Delhi, Jan 12 | Retail inflation declined to 4.59 per cent in December 2020 compared with 6.93 per cent in November last, government...

Commodity inflation for auto sector to be offset by price hikes

New Delhi, Jan 12 | The automobiles sector is expected to face commodity cost inflation which will be offset by price hikes, lower...

Interest, Inflation and Interventions weakened Indian rupee in 2020

By Rohit VaidMumbai, Dec 31 | India's interest rates, high inflation and Reserve Bank's market interventions weakened the rupee despite a massive inflow of...

India’s inflation target should be maintained at 4%: RBI Working Paper

New Delhi, Dec 28 | India's inflation target should be maintained at 4 per cent in the medium term, according to a working paper...

‘Inflation seen elevated in 2021, may decline by that year-end’

Mumbai, Dec 17 | Inflation in India may continue to be elevated in 2021, according to a report by ICICI Securities.The report, however, predicted...

November retail inflation eases to 7%, food prices cool down (Roundup)

New Delhi, Dec 14 | Cheaper food prices lowered India's sequential retail price inflation in November.Sequentially, the Consumer Price Index (CPI), which gauges the...

Projection of retail inflation turns erratic amid pandemic

New Delhi, Dec 8 | The projection of CPI inflation has turned erratic amid the pandemic due to changing consumer spending behaviour, according to...

Colombia reports inflation reduction in November

Bogota, Dec 6 | Colombia's National Administrative Department of Statistics (DANE) reported on that the Consumer Price Index (CPI) registered a decline of 0.15...

Inflation likely to remain elevated, Q3 CPI seen at 6.8%

Mumbai, Dec 4 | As India battles to break out of the Covid cloud and the severe setback inflicted by the pandemic on the...

RBI expected to maintain rates on elevated inflation levels: Brickwork Ratings

New Delhi, Dec 2 | The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is expected to maintain a rate pause in the upcoming Monetary Policy Committee...

Oct retail inflation for industrial workers increases to 5.91%

New Delhi, Nov 28 | The retail inflation for industrial workers increased to 5.91 per cent in October.In September, the retail inflation for industrial...

RBI should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation: SBI Ecowrap...

New Delhi, Nov 25 | The Reserve Bank should let rupee appreciate to reduce imported inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Wednesday.According to...

Oct retail inflation rises to 7.61%, veggies become dearer

New Delhi, Nov 12 | High food prices, especially those of vegetables like onions, kept India's sequential retail price inflation in October at an...

Oct retail inflation rises to 7.61%, vegetables become dearer (Ld)

New Delhi, Nov 12 | High food prices, especially those of vegetables like onions, kept India's sequential retail price inflation in October at an...

Seasonal bottlenecks: October retail inflation expected to remain elevated

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Nov 11 | Seasonal factors, along with Covid-19 induced supply-side constraints and growing demand on account of the festive...

Brazil records highest inflation in October since 2002

Brasilia, Nov 7 | Brazil recorded an inflation of 0.86 per cent in October, the highest rate for the month since 2002, official figures...

Urgent need to rationalise weights under retail inflation: Report

New Delhi, Oct 23 | There is an urgent need to rationalise the weights under retail inflation, a SBI Ecowrap report said on Friday.According...

Higher food prices raise India’s Sept retail price inflation (Roundup)

New Delhi, Oct 12 | India's sequential retail price inflation spiked in September to 7.34 per cent from 6.69 per cent in August,...

Higher food prices raise India’s Sept retail price inflation (Lead)

New Delhi, Oct 12 | India's sequential retail price inflation spiked in September to 7.34 per cent from 6.69 per cent in August,...

India’s sequential retail price inflation spikes in Sept

New Delhi, Oct 12 | India's sequential retail price inflation spiked in September to 7.34 per cent from 6.69 per cent in August, official...

Households expect inflation to remain elevated: Survey

Mumbai, Oct 11 | Households expect inflation to remain elevated over the next one year, as per a survey by the Reserve Bank of...

Inflation crushing Pakistanis; Financial collapse, FATF blacklisting could be next

By Ateet SharmaNew Delhi, Oct 8 | For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the price of wheat has touched Rs 2,400...

‘US Fed won’t begin raising rates until inflation hits 2%’

Washington, Sep 24 | The US Federal Reserve will not consider raising interest rates from near zero until inflation has hit the 2 per...

Amid elevated inflation, MPC may defer rate cut next month

New Delhi, Sep 15 | The elevated inflation is unlikely to push the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to effect any immediate rate cut in...

Sequential retail price inflation marginally eased to 6.69% in Aug

New Delhi, Sep 14 | Lower food prices pulled down India's August retail inflation to 6.69 per cent from 6.73 per cent in July,...

Supply-side bottlenecks: August retail inflation expected to remain high on Covid...

By Rohit VaidNew Delhi, Sep 13 | The Covid-19 induced supply-side constraints are expected to keep India's retail price inflation at an elevated level,...

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