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"Should fiscal policy not be counter-cyclical in a slowdown as sharp as this? Yes, funding the 0.8 per cent of GDP corporate tax rate cut will likely need additional direct or indirect monetisation," it said.

China's consumer prices grew at their fastest rate in almost eight years in October driven by a spike in pork prices caused by an outbreak of African swine fever, according to official figures released Saturday.

The wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation was at 1.08 per cent in July this year and 4.62 per cent in August 2018.

Mumbai: Continuing with the reversal of accomodation begun in June, the RBI on Wednesday again hiked its key lending rate by 25 basis points to bring the repo to 6.50 per cent citing upside risks to inflation. Addressing the media on the hike in the repo, or the short-term lending rate for commercial banks, Reserve …

New Delhi: Rise in the prices of manufactured products along with that of food articles and fuel types accelerated India’s wholesale inflation rate to 5.77 per cent compared to 4.43 per cent in the previous month, official data showed on Monday. The Ministry of Commerce and Industry data disclosed that June WPI rate was also higher …

Mumbai: In its penultimate monetary policy review of the fiscal, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Wednesday maintained status quo on its key lending rates citing concerns over the rising trajectory of inflation. The central bank said its repurchase rate, or the short-term lending rate for commercial banks, has been maintained at 6 per cent. …

Mumbai: The Shiv Sena, which is an alliance partner in both the BJP-led Central and Maharashtra governments, on Saturday launched agitations against the runway fuel price hike and inflation by carrying empty gas cylinders and organising mock funerals of the BJP. Thousands of Shiv Sena activists led by ministers, MPs, MLAs, and local unit leaders led …

New Delhi: An exponential rise in food prices pushed India’s annual rate of inflation based on wholesale prices to 1.88 per cent in July, official data showed here on Monday. According to data from the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, the wholesale price index (WPI), with the revised base year of 2011-12, went up in July …