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Retail inflation to firm up further in coming months: Experts
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
Price pressures has been relatively subdued in the early part of the calendar year, as weak demand conditions and demonetisation program weighed on inflation. However, going forward, Consumer Price Index (CPI) based inflation is expected to rise in a cyclical form, they said.
RBI may hold rates in December policy;citing inflation worries: Icra
Sun, Dec 03, 2017
Rating agency Icra said although the CPI inflation for October is lower than the range of 4.2-4.6% for the second half of FY18 that the MPC had forecast in its previous review, and the recent revision in GST rates would ease price pressures, certain inflation risks persist.
Retail inflation expected to rise further: Experts
Sun, Nov 19, 2017
According to global financial services majors like Nomura, BofAML and Morgan Stanley, price pressures are likely to build further in the coming months following a cyclical recovery in the economy and rise in vegetable and oil prices.
RBI August monetary policy: A 25 basis point rate cut or higher?
Mon, Jul 31, 2017
Market expects a 25 bps rate cut in August policy. Currently, policy repo rate under the liquidity adjustment facility (LAF) stands at 6.25%.
Morgan Stanley cuts CPI forecast on benign GST, monsoon impact
Sun, Jul 30, 2017
Morgan Stanley Research has revised the headline CPI forecast for calender year 2017 to 3.1% from 3.6% earlier and for 2018 to 4.3% from 4.6% earlier.
MoSPI to release IIP for April, CPI for May data today
Mon, Jun 12, 2017
Ministry on May 12 released the new series of Wholesale Price Index (WPI) and IIP with new base year of 2011-12, which was considered as a long pending demand of the economists.
Under Urjit Patel, RBI zooms in on 4% inflation target
Mon, May 08, 2017
The pursuit of the 4% target will likely continue to remain a source of disagreement between the RBI and some market players, even as investors begin to adjust to a more hawkish monetary policy.
Can Rupee save India from rising wholesale inflation?
Tue, Apr 18, 2017
Siddharth Purohit Senior Equity Research Analysts – Banking of Angel Broking said, “We believe a strong rupee should result in lower crude oil prices for Indian basket and that should keep both CPI and WPI under check in the near term.”
India March inflation seen edging up closer to RBI's mid-term target: Reuters poll
Tue, Apr 11, 2017
"Inflation is likely to pick up in March, backing the central bank`s stance to keep rates on hold last week," wrote Radhika Rao, economist at DBS Bank.
Inflation is likely to play spoilsport at RBI’s rate cut party
Fri, Apr 07, 2017
In March 2017, private sector weather forecaster Skymet said that the probability of India experiencing a ‘below normal’ monsoon are high. What this simply means is that the agriculture sector will produce less which will result in inching up food prices.
9 things to watch out for before RBI's bi-monthly monetary policy
Thu, Apr 06, 2017
RBI's repo and reverse repo rates are kept unchanged at 6.25% and 5.75% respectively, where it has been since October 2016. Marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and bank rate at 6.75% each.
RBI bi-monthly monetary policy: Measures to soak up excess liquidity will be keenly watched
Thu, Apr 06, 2017
Despite RBI shifting its policy stance to neutral in February, the weighted average overnight rates has floated close to the reverse repo rate of 5.73% in March 2017, as liquidity surplus reaches at Rs 4.5 lakh crore in the month.
CPI inflation will moderate soon, no need to worry
Wed, Jul 13, 2016
While Rajan's first concern was to control inflation, Panagariya stressed that RBI should ease the inflation targets.