Food Inflation and Pulse Inflation

Inflation in pulses has fallen sharply to -4.8 per cent during April-October 2013, down steeply from 23.0 per cent in the same period a year ago. At a time when food inflation is high and rising, declining prices of pulses render huge benefit to Indian households where pulses form a dominant
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Review: Monetary Policy

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday April 5 cut the repo rate by 25 basis points (bps) to 6.5% on the back of prudent fiscal path envisaged in the Union Budget, softer inflation and the imperative to boost the growth. The RBI also narrowed the policy rate corridor to +/-50 bps to align
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Market Outlook-March 2016

Market Outlook - March 2016 Economic Update Growth: 3QFY16 real GDP growth has dwindled to 7.3% in December. Index of Industrial Production (IIP) has declined by 1.3% in comparison to -3.4% in November due to a decline in manufacturing activities and incessant rains in
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Outlook: Fiscal 2017

Indeed, 2016 has begun on an ominous note. Both the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank have pared their global growth outlook for the year amid increasing signs of debility in the emerging markets. And once again, China has emerged as the epicenter of global risk and
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Monetary Policy Review

As expected, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday (February 2) kept the repo rate unchanged at 6.75% with the Union Budget on the anvil and while awaiting more data on the inflation trajectory. Since its last policy-rate cut, some room for monetary easing has opened up as global growth
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