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Explainer: What CPI, WPI inflation rates tell us about the economy

Dec 17, 2013

Explainer: What CPI, WPI inflation rates tell us about the economy

What's the difference between CPI and WPI inflation rates? Here's an explainer #HowThisWorks #Inflation #Economy #food inflation #RBI #WPI #CPI #Bank rate
Nov WPI at 7.52%: Now RBI will have to hike rates, say experts

Dec 16, 2013

Nov WPI at 7.52%: Now RBI will have to hike rates, say experts

The wholesale price index's annual rise compared with a 7 percent jump forecast by economists in a Reuters poll. In October, wholesale prices, India's main inflation measure, rose 7 percent. Here are some reactions. #Inflation #Economy #food inflation #RBI #WPI #ExpertView #Bank rate
How to deal with an increases in your home loan interest rate

Nov 18, 2013

How to deal with an increases in your home loan interest rate

So, how do you deal with a rate hike? Is there a right strategy? #RBI #Interest rates #Repo rate #Home loan #PersonalFinance #bank rates
RBI bans 0% EMI scheme on purchase of consumer goods

Sep 25, 2013

RBI bans 0% EMI scheme on purchase of consumer goods

The RBI said the interest rate charged is "camouflaged" and passed on to customer as processing fee by banks offering the zero percent EMI schemes on credit card outstanding for purchasing retail products. #RBI #NewsTracker #Credit card #bank rates #EMI scheme #0% EMI scheme

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Raghuram Rajan can't fix nine-and-a-half years of ruin

Sep 21, 2014

Drivers worry over new Tappan Zee Bridge's potential toll hike

At $3.9 billion, the new Tappan Zee Bridge is one of the most expensive public works projects in U.S. history. Yet even a year into construction, New York hasn't detailed how it plans to pay for it and how much will be passed on to motorists in the f... #Environmental Protection Agency #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Democratic Party #Hudson River #New York (state)
Raghuram Rajan can't fix nine-and-a-half years of ruin

Sep 20, 2014

Who determines interest rates?

In countries using a centralized banking model, interest rates are determined by the central bank. In the first step of interest rate determination, the government's economic observers create a policy that helps ensure stable prices and liquidity for... #Environmental Protection Agency #Andrew Cuomo #U.S. Democratic Party #Hudson River #New York (state)
Raghuram Rajan can't fix nine-and-a-half years of ruin

Sep 20, 2014

ECB urged to take action on banking 'rip-off' rates

THE European Central Bank has been called on to force banks here to stop charging "rip-off" interest rates on mortgages, personal loans and funding for small firms. Fianna Fail's Michael McGrath said the main banks were defying the efforts of the ECB... #European Central Bank #Dublin, Ireland #Mario Draghi #Fianna Fail