RBI should target core inflation at 3 per cent: Pronab Sen
Referring to a report by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), which pegged India’s fiscal deficit for 2017-18 at 5.85% against the government’s reported figure of 3.46%, Pronab Sen said, “3.4-3.5% fiscal deficit figure is fiction. Till the time we have the real deficit number, we can’t talk of the slippage. I think it is 4.2-4.4%.”
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Inflation a monetary phenomenon: MD Patra
“Inflation expectations play a central role in setting and conducting monetary policy in modern times,’’ Patra wrote. “Over a finite time horizon, inflation expectations reflect the credibility of the monetary authority’s commitment to stated objectives. The effectiveness of monetary policy is likely to be greater if inflation expectations remain anchored.’’
CPI inflation: Retail inflation rises to 7.35% in December
India's retail inflation accelerated to 7.35% in December on the back of rising food prices. Growth in oil prices have added to the uptick w...
In India, when inflation comes, growth follows: Sameer Narayan
There is some confidence that the worst in the economy may indeed be over.
Wholesale price inflation rises to 2.59% in December
A sharp rise in food articles inflation drove India’s wholesale inflation to 2.59 per cent in December, data released by the commerce and industry ministry showed.
Can quantitative easing work in India with 7% inflation?
Last month’s jump in inflation to 7.35%, way above the RBI’s 2% to 6% target range, was driven by food.
Congress asks PM to show plan to contain inflation
Accusing the PM of indulging in politics of division rather than focusing on controlling inflation, the Congress spokesperson also questioned Modi's silence over “unprecedented” increase in prices of food items.
Priyanka Gandhi Vadra slams government for rising inflation
Congress General Secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Tuesday hit out at the government over spiralling prices of vegetables and essential commodities which is hitting the poor.
Time for a rethink on monetary policy: Has inflation targeting failed?
CPI climbing to a 64-month high has brought back the question: is monetary policy suited to tackle inflation?
Retail inflation may force RBI to hold rates: Report
The RBI is scheduled to announce its next bi-monthly monetary policy on February 6.
High inflation print unlikely to dent market sentiment: Hemang Jani
Seeing a strong rebound across midcap and smallcap stocks, says Hemang Jani.
Bond yields surge on higher inflation, shares largely flat
The benchmark 10-year bond yield was up 7 basis points at 6.68 per cent by 0430 GMT.
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