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Forget WPI: We are in a high food inflation economy

Feb 15, 2013

Forget WPI: We are in a high food inflation economy

The fall in the wholesale price index brings no relief to the common man. The problem is really food inflation, but government policies are stoking it #food prices #WPI #Price Watch #CPI #Infllation
Tale of 2 indices: Why CPI is headed north and WPI south

Jan 15, 2013

Tale of 2 indices: Why CPI is headed north and WPI south

The consumer and wholesale prices indices are headed in different directions for now. What's going on? #Inflation #WPI #Price Watch #CPI
Games companies play: Why you pay more while he pays less for the same product

Nov 22, 2012

Games companies play: Why you pay more while he pays less for the same product

Companies have learnt to charge different prices from different customers. This may help them earn more, but customers need to be warned #PriceWatch #Price Discrimination #Games Companies Play
Is your inflation really 7.65%? Demystifying the new CPI

Feb 21, 2012

Is your inflation really 7.65%? Demystifying the new CPI

The January Consumer Prices Index is 1 percent higher than the WPI number. In the comping months, it could go higher depending on fuel and food prices. #Inflation #WPI #Price Watch #CPI
Finally, on 21 February, we will get a real inflation index

Feb 16, 2012

Finally, on 21 February, we will get a real inflation index

The first annual inflation rate based on a new Consumer Price Index will be available next week. It will be more real than the WPI. #Inflation #WPI #PriceWatch #Price index #Consumer price index #CPI

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Why inflation is good for the poor...and the government

Apr 27, 2012

Why inflation is good for the poor...and the government

Is inflation as bad for the poor as it is made out to be? The answer seems to be a qualified no... #Business/Finance #Inflation #PriceWatch #Real interest rate #Inflation tax
Going up, up, up: Food prices, airfares, mobile tariffs

Apr 06, 2012

Going up, up, up: Food prices, airfares, mobile tariffs

Whoever said inflation was softening ought to have his eyes examined. Newspaper headlines are confirming this every day. #FMCG #air fares #Price Watch #Petrol Prices #Mobile Tariffs #Ration Prices

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Going up, up, up: Food prices, airfares, mobile tariffs

Sep 16, 2014

Gold Rises Before Fed as Weak Dollar, Oil Rally Help

Gold rose on Tuesday as a weaker dollar and rallying crude oil prices prompted bullion investors to cover bearish bets ahead of a closely watched policy statement by the Federal Reserve...
Going up, up, up: Food prices, airfares, mobile tariffs

Sep 15, 2014

Luxury Watch Industry Leader Reacts To Apple Watch: Jean-Claude Biver Speaks

With the Apple Watch looming on the horizon for apparent release in the first quarter of 2015, the traditional watch industry is planning on how to react, both from a competitive product perspective, and anticipating how consumers will react. Whether...
Going up, up, up: Food prices, airfares, mobile tariffs

Sep 12, 2014

Apple Loop: iPhone 6 Release Dates, Apple Watch Pricing, And The iPod Classic Retires

This week’s Apple Loop covers the announcements of the iPhone 6, the iPhone 6 Plus, the Apple Watch, and Apple Pay; the missing healthcare software and sapphire screens; the renewed focus on iOS gaming; and we say goodbye to an old friend...