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RBI extends date of issue of inflation index bonds to Mar 31

Last Updated: Monday, December 30, 2013, 22:48

Reserve Bank on Monday extended the time for issuance of inflation indexed bonds to March 31, 2014 from earlier date of Dec 31, 2013.

Industry output shows recovery signs, price situation worsens

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 22:53

Showing some signs of an upturn, industrial output rose 2 percent in September, while prices remained a cause of concern with retail inflation breaching the double-digit mark after a gap of seven months.

The demand for an honest inflation index: Raghuram Rajan announces the small saver's aha! moment

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 09:19

Everyone who pored over the erudite text that the governor personally scripted has a favourite part.

No signs of turnaround; inflation up, IIP and exports down

Last Updated: Friday, July 12, 2013, 20:37

In a clear signal that Indian economy is not out of woods, the key economic data released Friday revealed contraction in industrial production and exports coupled with near double digit retail inflation.

Old age pension may be linked with inflation index: Govt

Last Updated: Thursday, March 07, 2013, 14:11

Old age pension is likely to be linked with inflation index on the pattern of MNREGA besides being made universal by doing away with APL and BPL criteria, the government today informed Rajya Sabha.

Govt initiates exercise to revise WPI series

Last Updated: Sunday, April 08, 2012, 13:48

Faced with criticism for its wholesale price index which was released 18 months ago, the government has set up another committee to revise the index to take into account structural changes in the economy since 2004-05 and present a better picture of price situation.

Govt plans to revise WPI base year to 2010-11

Last Updated: Sunday, July 24, 2011, 12:32

Amid concerns expressed by the RBI over wide variation in provisional and final data, the Industry Ministry is looking at revising base year to 2010-11 for computation of inflation index with a view to present more realistic picture of the price situation.