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Repo rate hike: Inflation spectre forces hand, but RBI keeps options open

From: Buisness-standard By Dharmakirti Joshi Recommended by: business-standard Some of the inflation risks the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) had flagged in its earlier policy statements have started materialising. Growth is lifting
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Sensex crosses 32k, Nifty hit record close for fourth straight day

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times India’s main stock indexes closed at record highs for a fourth straight session, with the BSE index ending above 32,000 for the first time, as consumer inflation rate eased to its
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The inflation target trap

From: Buisness-standard By Daniel Gros Recommended by: business-standard Central banks have a problem: Growth in much of the world is accelerating, but inflation has failed to take off. Of course, for most people, growth without
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Monetary policy and inflation

From: Buisness-standard By A V Rajwade Recommended by: business-standard Recent experience in both emerging and advanced economies seems to suggest that the theories and rules of inflation, money supply and interest rates no
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Bull market amid debt crisis

From: Buisness-standard By Devangshu Datta Recommended by: business-standard Everybody worries about the cost of living. The fear of inflation could be the reason why household inflation expectations are often higher than
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WPI inflation in May cools to 5-month low of 2.17%

From: Hindustan Times By New Delhi Recommended by: Hindustan times Inflation based on the wholesale price index fell to a five-month low of 2.17% in May, mainly because of a sharp drop in prices of vegetables.In December, the
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US Fed raises key interest rate to 1.0-1.25%, unveils cuts to bond holdings

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The decision lifted the Federal Reserve’s benchmark lending rate by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1.00% to 1.25%.The Federal Reserve raised interest rates on
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Why inflation undershot expectations

From: Buisness-standard By Sajjid Chinoy Recommended by: business-standard The dramatic and sustained disinflation India has witnessed over the past three years is the most stark manifestation of the macro-economic transformation
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Atta, LED bulbs, smart phones may come under new inflation, output data

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times Packaged atta, sooji, oats, cheese, LED bulbs and TVs, smart phones and laptops may come under the new inflation and industrial data, say experts, which will give a realistic
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ECB keeps money taps open, nods to euro zone recovery

From: Hindustan Times Recommended by: Hindustan times The European Central Bank left its ultra-easy policy stance in place on Thursday as inflation continues to undershoot its target but explicitly acknowledged the vigour of the euro