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Impact Of GST On Inflation To Be Less Than 20 Basis Points: Nomura

The implementation of Goods and Services Tax is likely to be fiscally neutral and its impact on inflation is expected to be less than 20 basis points, says a Nomura report

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Retail Inflation Picks Up To 3.65 Per Cent In February

India's annual consumer price inflation rose to 3.65 per cent in February, mainly driven by food prices, after touching its lowest level in at least five years in January, government data showed on Tuesday

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Wholesale Prices Up 6.55 Per Cent In February

India's wholesale prices rose a more-than-expected 6.55 per cent year-on-year in February, compared with a 0.85 per cent fall a year ago, driven by fuel and food prices, government data showed on Tuesday

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Reserve Bank Says Note-ban Impact On GDP Over; Warns Of Inflation Spike

Post-demonetisation, the RBI has warned of a possible spike in inflation and stressed the need to make digital payments "safe and secure", even as it felt that the adverse and transient impact on the economy has "by and large" dissipated already

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Inflation Seen Picking Up In February For First Time In 7 Months On Food Prices, Predicts Poll

Indian inflation likely picked up for the first time in seven months in February as rising food prices began to bite, but it remained below the central bank's medium-term target

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Federal Reserve Minutes Point To Rate Hike 'Fairly Soon'

Many Federal Reserve policymakers said it may be appropriate to raise interest rates again 'fairly soon' should jobs and inflation data come in line with expectations, according to the minutes of the Fed's last policy meeting released on Wednesday

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Economy To Pick Up In Q4 Due To Faster Remonetisation: Patel

Patel further said that limited data available on the corporate sector performance in the third quarter suggests that sales growth may have improved relative to the previous quarter

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RBI Rate Panel Unanimously Agrees To Focus On 4 Per Cent Inflation Target

The minutes showed widespread discomfort about retail prices among the six MPC members, with all of them citing concerns that inflation could quickly accelerate and threaten the RBI's medium-term target of 4 percent

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All Finance Ministers Have Perpetual Desire For Lower Rate, Says FM Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that he expected the Reserve Bank of India to cut interest rate but respect its decision to hold status quo

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Interest Rates Seen On Hold Until Late 2018 As RBI Shifts To Neutral: Poll

The Reserve Bank of India will likely keep interest rates on hold until at least the second half of next year, according to a snap poll taken after the central bank's shock decision to shift its policy stance to neutral

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Inflation Seen Cooling In January, Output Eases

Indian inflation likely cooled in January to the lowest in at least five years, after food prices fell and demand weakened following Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ban on high-value currency notes

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High Oil Prices, Volatile Exchange Rate Risk To Inflation: RBI

The Reserve Bank on Wednesday said inflation will remain below 5 per cent in the January-March quarter of this fiscal but hardening of global crude oil prices and volatility in exchange rates could put upside pressure in the next financial year

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RBI Seen Cutting Rates, But It'll Be A Close Call

India's falling inflation rate gives the Reserve Bank of India room to cut its policy rate to a more than six-year low to help an economy hit by a crackdown on cash

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