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Retail inflation probably breached RBI target in December; rising onion prices contributed to surge: Report
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Retail inflation probably breached RBI target in December; rising onion prices contributed to surge: Report

Last month, onion prices—an important food in households—soared tenfold, contributing to a surge in food inflation that has picked up steadily since March

Inflation surged to a 12-month high in September, but won't 'bring tears' to Reserve Bank of India, says poll
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Inflation surged to a 12-month high in September, but won't 'bring tears' to Reserve Bank of India, says poll

The 4-9 October poll of over 40 economists predicted India’s annual consumer inflation rose to 3.7% in September, its highest in a year

RBI may slash interest rate again in December before hitting a pause button, says Goldman Sachs
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RBI may slash interest rate again in December before hitting a pause button, says Goldman Sachs

The RBI Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) reduced repo rate by 25 basis points on Friday to 5.15 percent and decided to maintain an accommodative stance

Sensex rises over 100 points ahead of TCS, Infosys quarterly results, release of key macroeconomic data
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Sensex rises over 100 points ahead of TCS, Infosys quarterly results, release of key macroeconomic data

The 30-share index was trading 106.69 points or 0.28 percent higher at 38,713.70. The gauge had ended 21.66 points, or 0.06 percent, higher at 38,607.01 in its previous session

Inflation likely picked up in February, but well below RBI target due to modest rise in food, fuel prices, finds survey
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Inflation likely picked up in February, but well below RBI target due to modest rise in food, fuel prices, finds survey

An overwhelming majority of economists polled predicted inflation would average below 3 percent, with forecasts ranging from 2.15 percent to 3.20 percent.

RBI may hold rates till March; likely to go for measured hikes in FY'20  on rising inflation, says DBS report
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RBI may hold rates till March; likely to go for measured hikes in FY'20 on rising inflation, says DBS report

The RBI will hold the rates for the remainder of the fiscal ending March 2019 and is likely to go for "measured hikes" in FY20 as inflation inches up, Singaporean lender DBS has said

India house prices to rise at half the rate of consumer price inflation in 2019; Delhi will be hit hardest: Poll
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India house prices to rise at half the rate of consumer price inflation in 2019; Delhi will be hit hardest: Poll

House prices have risen at almost double-digit rates for over a decade in a country of 1.3 billion people, where for many, owning a home is still a dream.

Sensex crash, NBFCs in turmoil: Where is the stock market headed after the big meltdown?
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Sensex crash, NBFCs in turmoil: Where is the stock market headed after the big meltdown?

The correction in NBFCs is a testimony of the change in sector dynamics.

Rupee to trade near record low over coming year hampered by high oil prices; trade tensions hurt emerging markets
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Rupee to trade near record low over coming year hampered by high oil prices; trade tensions hurt emerging markets

Rupee has lost over 7 percent this year, with worries over the US-China trade conflict pushing it to a new record low of 69.122 against the dollar in July, making it the worst performing Asian currency.

Falling rupee, surging oil prices push retail inflation to five-month high of 5% in June; RBI may raise rates in August
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Falling rupee, surging oil prices push retail inflation to five-month high of 5% in June; RBI may raise rates in August

June was the eighth straight month in which inflation was higher than the RBI’s medium-term target of 4 percent.

May retail inflation likely hit a four-month high to 4.83 percent on oil price surge, say economists
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May retail inflation likely hit a four-month high to 4.83 percent on oil price surge, say economists

Mounting price pressure is a concern for the RBI, with its own projections for inflation raised compared with the ones made in May.

Retail inflation eases to 4.44% for second straight month in February, industrial output grows 7.5%
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Retail inflation eases to 4.44% for second straight month in February, industrial output grows 7.5%

January saw annual consumer inflation of 5.1 percent, off the December figure of 5.2 percent, which was the highest rate in 17 months.

Retail inflation expected to moderate at 5%, trade deficit likely to improve, says report
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Retail inflation expected to moderate at 5%, trade deficit likely to improve, says report

The debate on the re-emergence of macro stability risks has intensified owing to the rising headline inflation, widening trade deficit and also the widening the fiscal deficit targets for both the current and next fiscals.

Retail inflation picks up for first time in July at 2.36%, RBI rate cut chances dim
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Retail inflation picks up for first time in July at 2.36%, RBI rate cut chances dim

Inflation was 1.46 percent in June - the slowest pace since the government started releasing retail inflation data in January 2012 based on combined data for rural and urban consumers.

July retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months
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July retail inflation seen picking up for first time in four months

The consumer price index, the main policy target of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), likely rose 1.87 percent in July from a year earlier, according to a Reuters poll of economists, compared with an increase of 1.54 percent in June

Market rally decoded: Why once 'fragile' India is getting thumbs up from foreign institutional investors
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Market rally decoded: Why once 'fragile' India is getting thumbs up from foreign institutional investors

India's financial markets are rallying and the country's bonds are in demand, offering some of the best inflation-adjusted returns in Asia.

Why central pay commission should revise salary scales every year, remove clutch of allowances for efficient pay system
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Why central pay commission should revise salary scales every year, remove clutch of allowances for efficient pay system

Having even 100 such allowances takes up a lot of administrative time as very often these allowances are provided on provision of sufficient proof of the same

Rate cut: RBI, govt in open confrontation? Central bank defiantly holds ground
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Rate cut: RBI, govt in open confrontation? Central bank defiantly holds ground

The Reserve Bank warned of fiscal situation getting out of hand if states unabatedly continue to waive farm loans saying it also risk spurring inflation.

Falling IIP, CPI: Demonetisation shock is playing out, but wait for more cues
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Falling IIP, CPI: Demonetisation shock is playing out, but wait for more cues

If one looks at the CPI numbers closely, the major part of decline has come from decline in prices of vegetable and food items.

Retail inflation slips 37-month low to 3.17% in January
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Retail inflation slips 37-month low to 3.17% in January

Retail inflation, measured in terms of Consumer Price Index (CPI), was at 3.41 percent in December.