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May 22, 2017
Bring petroleum products under GST; why destroy an architecture after creating it, asks Haseeb DrabuWhile products like kerosene, naphtha and LPG will be under the ambit of GST, five items — crude oil, natural gas, aviation fuel, diesel and petrol — have been excluded from the basket for the initial years.
May 13, 2017
New WPI series: Tissue paper, cucumber, papad among new 199 items in basketIn all, 199 new items have been added and 146 old items have been dropped, the Commerce Ministry statement said.
May 12, 2017
April retail inflation seen easing to three-month lowConsumer prices, the RBI's main policy target, likely rose 3.49 percent in April, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with an increase of 3.81 percent in March.
Apr 18, 2017
WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the keyThe Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) had cautioned in its recent policy readings that monsoons this year will be crucial to decide the course of policy rates, while changing its policy stance from ‘accommodative’ to ‘neutral’ early this year.
Apr 17, 2017
March WPI inflation at 5.7%: With food prices remaining the villain, monsoon holds the key“We believe that there is an upside risk to the inflation with the increasing global commodity prices and expectation of possible below-normal monsoons. A clearer picture will emerge in July-August,” rating agency Care said.
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
Feb 14, 2017
Wholesale price inflation spikes to 30-month high of 5.25% as fuel prices soarInflation in the 'fuel and power' basket more than doubled to 18.14 percent in January, up from 8.65 percent in the previous month. Inflation in diesel and petrol shot up to 31.10 percent and 15.66 percent during the month.
Dec 30, 2016
Realty regulator to adversely impact housing finance companies, says RBI reportThe Real Estate Regulatory Bill (RERA) was passed by both Houses of Parliament earlier this year and framing of draft rules for the same is underway at present
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