Monday, Nov 29, 2021

Inflation / Price Rise

World Stocks Mostly Lower After Wall Street Highs

Jul 26, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

The S&P 500 index climbed 1 per cent to 4,411.79, while the Dow rose 0.7 per cent to 35,061.55 and the Nasdaq composite gained 1 per cent to 14,836.99

UK: Annual Inflation Rate Rises To 2.5% In June, Highest In Three Years

Jul 14, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As per the Office for National Statistics the annual rate of inflation rose to 2.5% in June from 2.1% the previous month

Covid Impact: UK Inflation Hits 2.1%

Inflation accelerated to 2.1 per cent in the 12 months through May from 1.5 per cent in April, the Office for National Statistics said Wednesday.

US: As Markets Remain Unperturbed By Inflation, White House Sees No Cause For Alarm

Jun 16, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

As of Monday, the 5y5y was trading at 2.28per cent, an indication that annual inflation will be close to the Federal Reserve's 2per cent target.

Rupee Surges 13 Paise To 73.16 Against US Dollar In Early Trade

Global oil benchmark Brent crude futures rose 0.29 per cent to USD 73.07 per barrel.

15 June, 2021

Sensex Jumps Over 220 Points In Early Trade; Nifty Tops 15,850


The 30-share BSE index traded 220.67 points or 0.42 per cent higher at 52,772.20 in initial deals.

14 June, 2021

WPI Inflation Hits Record High Of 12.94% In May On Costlier Fuel


This is the fifth straight month of uptick seen in the wholesale price index (WPI)-based inflation.

12 May, 2021

Retail Inflation Drops To 4.29% In April, Says Govt Data

Outlook Web Bureau

Drop attributed to easing of food prices

15 March, 2021

WPI Inflation Rises To 4.17% In February On Costlier Food, Fuel


The WPI inflation was 2.03 per cent in January and 2.26 per cent in February last year.

24 December, 2020

Cong MLAs Stage Walkout In Uttarakhand Assembly Over Inflation Issue


Prices of potato, tomato, onion, wheat flour, pulses, LPG, petrol and diesel are skyrocketing, becoming difficult for the poor to make ends meet: Oppt Leader

04 December, 2020

RBI Projects 6.8 Percent Retail Inflation In December Quarter


RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das also said that inflation is likely to remain elevated throughout winter


22 November, 2020

Economy Improving Fast, GDP To Turn Positive In Q3 And Q4 FY21: Ashima Goyal


Goyal in an interview says the management of the Covid-19 pandemic helped in avoiding multiple Covid-19 peaks.

18 November, 2020

Rahul Gandhi Attacks Government On Inflation, Unemployment Issues


Rahul Gandhi has been targeting the government on various issues including the declining GDP and the state of the economy.

15 October, 2020

Why Rising Inflation Should Worry You

Prakash Chawla

Inflation shaves off your real income. But despite being specifically tasked with reining in inflation, the RBI seems unconcerned.

09 October, 2020

RBI Keeps Repo Rate Unchanged At 4%, Says Governor Shaktikanta Das

Outlook Web Bureau

Three new external members in the panel voted in today's decision.

01 September, 2020

Vegetable Prices Soar As Arrivals Dip In Delhi

Lola Nayar

The supply of vegetables from Delhi, Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Himachal Pradesh to the Azadpur mandi are currently down by 20 per cent on an average.

06 August, 2020

Inflation Likely To Be Elevated In Second Quarter: RBI Governor


Supply chain disruptions persist, resulting in inflation pressures across segments, RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das said while announcing the decisions taken by the central bank’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC).


14 February, 2020

Wholesale Inflation Jumps To 3.1% In January On High Prices Of Manufactured Goods

Outlook Web Bureau

The wholesale inflation data comes a day after the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for January also showed an accelerating trend.

Photo Gallery

A health worker disinfects Kanyakumari S.P office after a few office staff tested positive for the coronavirus, in Kanyakumari district.

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Bharatiya Kisan Union (BKU) national spokesperon Rakesh Tikait speaks during a 'Kisan Mahapanchayat' to mark one year of the farmers' agitation, in Mumbai.

PTI Photo/Kunal Patil

Union Home Minister Amit Shah inaugurates the 150 metric ton per day Milk Powder Plant and Automatic Robotic Storage and Retrieval System of Amulfed Dairy, in Gandhinagar.

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Union Ministers Smriti Irani and Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi arrive for the BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

Smriti Irani, Locket Chatterjee and Ranjanben Dhananjay Bhatt arrive to attend BJP Parliamentary Executive Committee meeting ahead of the Winter Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Shahbaz Khan

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