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Apr 12, 2017
Retail inflation hits 5-month high of 3.81% in March; IIP dips 1.2% in FebruaryThe decline in the IIP in February is mainly on account of 2 percent contraction in manufacturing sector
Oct 26, 2016
GST: FM Jaitley favours cess over additional tax for compensating statesAhead of the meeting of all powerful GST Council next week to decide on GST rates, Jaitley said the 4-slab structure of 6, 12, 18 and 26 per cent was under consideration, with lower rates for essential commodities and higher bracket for luxury goods
Sep 13, 2016
British inflation holds at 0.6% despite Brexit voteThe 12-month Consumer Price Index rose by 0.6 percent in August, as rising food and transport prices were offset by the falling cost of clothing, wine and hotels
Apr 25, 2016
Govt hikes minimum wage for contract workers to Rs 10,000On 17 April, Dattatreya had said the government would bring out an executive order to ensure that contract workers get a minimum wage of Rs 10,000 per month.
Dec 30, 2015
From climate change to illiteracy: Five things that India should worry about in 2016As we bid goodbye to 2015, India still has five big problems to worry about: poor agriculture output, climate change, malnourished children, illiteracy and inflation
Oct 12, 2015
Retail inflation rises to 4.41 percent in September due to costlier food itemsRetail inflation rose to 4.41 percent in September due to costlier food items in general and beverages and pulses in particular.
Sep 01, 2015
Even an 8% GDP may not bring about a quick revival in India Inc’s earnings. Here's whyCorporates may have to patiently wait for the inflation to come under control before a very significant revival in corporate performance occurs.
Aug 12, 2015
Retail inflation hits multi-year low of 3.78% in July owing to cheaper food pricesInflation for rural segment was 4.44 percent in July (from 6.07 percent in June) and that for urban sector was at 2.94 percent (as against 4.55 per cent in June), the data showed.
Jul 14, 2015
Negative WPI for eighth month makes rate cut demand strongerThe recent data showing weakness in manufacturing and services sectors have also added to the clamour for a rate cut by RBI to propel investments and boost the economy.
Jul 13, 2015
Retail inflation at 8-month high of 5.4% in JuneThe overall food inflation also increased to 5.48 percent during the month under review, from 4.8 percent in May.