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Retail inflation in India declines to 6.93% in November on softening food prices
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Retail inflation in India declines to 6.93% in November on softening food prices

The RBI, which mainly factors in retail inflation while arriving at key policy rates, has been mandated by the government to keep inflation at four percent

Govt freezes DA, DR for 1.1 cr central govt employees, pensioners: Here's all you need to know about Dearness Allowance
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Govt freezes DA, DR for 1.1 cr central govt employees, pensioners: Here's all you need to know about Dearness Allowance

Dearness Allowance is paid by the government to its employees as well as a pensioner to offset the impact of inflation

Coronavirus Outbreak: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Economists expect retail inflation to spike in April due to nationwide lockdown

Economists on Monday termed the ease in March CPI inflation to a four-month low of 5.1 percent as a misplaced sense of improvement because the impact of lockdown on food prices will be felt in April

Retail inflation cools first time after six months to 6.58% in February on easing of vegetable prices
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Retail inflation cools first time after six months to 6.58% in February on easing of vegetable prices

Retail inflation dropped for the first time after six months in February, easing to 6.58 percent as prices of vegetables and other kitchen items cooled, government data showed on Thursday

Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January
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Retail inflation slows to 6.58% in February on easing food prices; industrial production grows 2% in January

Retail inflation slowed to 6.58 percent in February over the previous month mainly due to easing food prices, government data showed on Thursday

Trend of high inflation, low growth continues: No strong revival signs yet; all we have are warning signals
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Trend of high inflation, low growth continues: No strong revival signs yet; all we have are warning signals

The twin set of macroeconomic data released on Wednesday doesn’t augur well for the economy

Retail inflation likely hit near six-year high at 7.40% in January, says poll; official data to be out on 12 February
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Retail inflation likely hit near six-year high at 7.40% in January, says poll; official data to be out on 12 February

Indian retail inflation likely rose to a near six-year peak in January as food prices stayed high, according to a small majority of economists in a <em>Reuters</em> poll, which may persuade the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to keep interest rates on hold in the coming months

WPI rises to 7-month high at 2.59% in December from 0.58% in November on hike in onion, potato prices
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WPI rises to 7-month high at 2.59% in December from 0.58% in November on hike in onion, potato prices

Among food articles, vegetable prices surged by 69.69 percent mainly on account of onion, which witnessed 455.83 percent jump in prices, followed by potato at 44.97 percent.

Retail inflation surges to over 5-year high of 7.35% in December, surpasses RBI's comfort level
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Retail inflation surges to over 5-year high of 7.35% in December, surpasses RBI's comfort level

Retail inflation rose to about five-and-half year high of 7.35 percent in December 2019, surpassing the RBI's comfort level, mainly due to spiralling prices of vegetables as onions were selling costlier

Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November on costlier food prices
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Retail inflation shoots up to over 3-year high of 5.54% in November on costlier food prices

Retail inflation rose significantly to over three-year high of 5.54 percent in November, mainly on account of higher food prices

What to expect from September quarter GDP data, Mudra loans turn NPAs; read this and more on Moneycontrol Pro
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What to expect from September quarter GDP data, Mudra loans turn NPAs; read this and more on Moneycontrol Pro

Ahead of the September quarter data release, economists seem to be engaged in a game of competitive devaluation of the GDP growth estimate, putting it between 4.2 and 4.7%, at constant prices.

Retail inflation may average at 4% in FY20; food and vegetable prices to remain high: SBI report
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Retail inflation may average at 4% in FY20; food and vegetable prices to remain high: SBI report

Surplus rainfall in August and September is likely to keep food and vegetable prices elevated going forward, and retail inflation may average at around 4 percent in FY20, an SBI research report said

Retail inflation jumps to 16-month high of 4.62% in October on higher food prices; reduces RBI's headroom for rate cut
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Retail inflation jumps to 16-month high of 4.62% in October on higher food prices; reduces RBI's headroom for rate cut

Retail inflation probably exceeded the RBI's medium-term target of 4% in October for the first time in 15 months, mainly because of rising vegetable prices, a Reuters poll of economists showed.

Retail inflation rises to 14-month high of 3.99% in Sepember on costlier food items
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Retail inflation rises to 14-month high of 3.99% in Sepember on costlier food items

Retail inflation spiked to 14-month high at 3.99 percent in September mainly due to higher prices of food items, government data showed on Monday.

Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade ahead of key macro data releases; Tata Steel, ICICI Bank among top gainers
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Sensex rises over 150 points in early trade ahead of key macro data releases; Tata Steel, ICICI Bank among top gainers

In the previous session, the BSE barometer ended 125.37 points, or 0.34 per cent, higher at 37,270.82. Similarly, the broader NSE Nifty rose 32.65 points, or 0.30 per cent, to finish at 11,035.70.

Retail inflation spikes to 7-month high of 3.05% in May on costlier food articles; factory output grows 3.4% in April
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Retail inflation spikes to 7-month high of 3.05% in May on costlier food articles; factory output grows 3.4% in April

The previous high was in October 2018, when the retail inflation print came in at 3.38 percent.

Retail inflation likely hit seven-month high in May on rising food prices; still below RBI target: Poll
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Retail inflation likely hit seven-month high in May on rising food prices; still below RBI target: Poll

India’s retail inflation likely accelerated to a seven-month high in May on rising food prices, but it is expected to remain well below the Reserve Bank of India’s target, giving it room to ease policy further, a Reuters poll found

Retail inflation cools to 19-month low of 2.05% in January as food prices continue to ease, fuel remains benign
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Retail inflation cools to 19-month low of 2.05% in January as food prices continue to ease, fuel remains benign

Retail inflation declined to a 19-month low of 2.05 percent in January over the previous month on continued decline in food prices, including vegetables and eggs, said government data on Tuesday

Follow prudential norms for credit without being excessively conservative: Shaktikanta Das to banks
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Follow prudential norms for credit without being excessively conservative: Shaktikanta Das to banks

Das highlighted the importance of public sector banks (PSBs) for the economy at all times

RBI may take dovish stance in February policy with softer inflation; volatile crude oil prices may warrant some caution
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RBI may take dovish stance in February policy with softer inflation; volatile crude oil prices may warrant some caution

RBI will announce it's sixth bi-monthly monetary policy on 7 February. The report expects CPI at around 3.3 percent in March 2019.