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Sep 13, 2018
August inflation falls below RBI target despite rupee slide; interest rates likely to be on hold in OctoberAugust was the first month in 10 in which retail inflation was below the Reserve Bank of India’s medium-term target of 4 percent.
Aug 14, 2018
Wholesale inflation eases to 5.09 percent in July on cheaper food articles, shows govt dataWholesale inflation eased in July on account of cheaper food articles, especially fruits and vegetables.
Jul 13, 2018
Reserve Bank of India expected to raise interest rates in August; to go for more hikes this fiscal: DBSAccording to DBS, upside risks to inflation and a need to maintain financial markets' stability will keep monetary policy on a tightening bias.
Jul 12, 2018
Retail inflation hits five-month high of 5% in June on costlier fuel, reduces possibility of RBI rate cut in AugustThe inflation in fuel and light category went up to 7.14 percent as against 5.8 percent in May
Jul 10, 2018
June inflation likely reached highest level in nearly two years, says economists' pollIndian inflation likely rose to a near two-year high in June, driven by surging oil and food prices, economists' poll showed, a development that would strengthen calls for more monetary policy tightening by the Reserve Bank of India.
Jun 12, 2018
Retail inflation inches up to 4.87% in May on costlier food; industrial output grows 4.9% in AprilRetail inflation inched up to 4.87% in May on increase in prices of certain items in the food basket; IIP expanded by 4.9% in April, spurred by higher growth in manufacturing and mining sectors
Jun 07, 2018
RBI ups repo to 6.25%: MPC takes aggressive stance on inflation; expect two more rate hikes this yearIncreasing the rates based solely on expectations of higher inflation is a strong signal that the central bank will continue to do so in case inflation increases further notwithstanding the targets being less than 5 percent for the year.
May 18, 2018
Inflation might edge higher as uneven distribution of monsoon could spike food prices; May CPI likely around 4.6-4.7%: ReportEven as monsoon is predicted to be normal this year, its uneven distribution could spike food prices, and inflation is likely to edge further, says a report
Apr 16, 2018
Why the monsoon is so crucial for Prime Minister Narendra Modi, inflation and RBI policyThe monsoon delivers about 70 percent of India’s annual rainfall and determines the yield of key crops such as rice, wheat, sugarcane and oilseeds such as soybeans.
Mar 15, 2018
India's growth to touch 7.3% next fiscal, 7.5% in 2019-20, says Fitch in global economic outlook reportIn its Global Economic Outlook report, Fitch forecast Indian economy to clock a growth rate of 6.5 percent this fiscal, a tad lower than official estimates by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) of 6.6 percent.