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Bullish on G-Secs; see inflation dip, stable rates: StanChart

Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 18:00

"If our inflation expectations are met, we believe the RBI is unlikely to hike the repo rate at its 28 January policy meeting," StanChart said in a report.

Inflation a hurdle for easy money policy: RBI

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 14:31

The report said a modest improvement in growth is envisaged in the second half of the current fiscal on the back of good monsoon which has boosted the prospects of summer crops and higher exports.

'Centre must indemnify states on rice, wheat to trim inflation'

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 19:51

"States like Punjab, Haryana and Andhra Pradesh are imposing heavy tax on rice and wheat procured by state agencies or Food Corporation of India (FCI) which are prohibitively expensive for common public," Assocham Secretary General D S Rawat said.

Drop in inflation can pave way for rate cut: India Inc

Last Updated: Friday, June 14, 2013, 21:02

Industry chamber Ficci asked the RBI to consider a rate cut and persuade banks to pass on benefits to borrowers.

Shift in food habit in rural areas fuelling inflation: RBI

Last Updated: Saturday, April 06, 2013, 21:42

Subbarao said here the poor segments of the population are seeing an increase in income, leading to shift in their dietary habits. People are shifting from cereals to protein and eating more of egg, meat, milk, vegetables, pulses and fruits and "that's causing food inflation".

Food inflation a credit negative for India: Moody's

Last Updated: Monday, March 18, 2013, 17:18

While Fitch and Standard and Poor's have downgraded their outlook on India to "negative" from "stable", Moody's Investors Service has assigned a "stable" outlook.

'Rural wage hike pushing inflation, posing challenge for RBI'

Last Updated: Sunday, March 17, 2013, 13:09

"Near 20 percent annual increase in the wage inflation in rural areas is building up price pressures on food articles like cereals, rice and wheat, and is posing a big challenge for the Reserve Bank which is being called upon to cut the policy interest rates on Tuesday," industry body Assocham said.

Cooling inflation gives some leeway to RBI: Morgan Stanley

Last Updated: Monday, March 11, 2013, 21:25

The wholesale price index-based inflation was at 6.62 percent in January, against 7.18 percent in December. The rate of price rise was 7.24 percent in the same month a year ago.

'Inflation should come to 3-5% for low interest regime'

Last Updated: Sunday, February 17, 2013, 12:15

"Inflation has been at a very high level and unless we bring down inflation to 3-5 percent, we cannot have a low interest regime," Indian Overseas Bank Chairman and Managing Director M Narendra said during an event here.

At 7.2 % inflation is still high: Subbarao

Last Updated: Monday, February 11, 2013, 18:22

"If you take the macroeconomic context today, you find that growth has moderated, inflation has come off the peak, but even at 7 plus percent, it is still high," he said while addressing the convocation of the RBI-promoted Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research here.

Reduced US Fed easing likely to help India: BofA Merrill Lynch

Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 10:52

The minutes of the Fed's December meeting, however, revealed some "worries" about continued quantitative easing.

Rising wages offsetting inflation pinch: Gokarn

Last Updated: Sunday, December 09, 2012, 16:24

To tame inflation, the Reserve Bank since March 2010 has announced 13 consecutive rate hikes. However, inflation is still above the RBI's 5 percent comfort levels.