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July Sees Spike In CPI, WPI Inflation; Trade Deficit A Cause Of Concern

Retail as well as wholesale inflation turned sharply higher in July, but remained far below the RBI's comfort level of 4 per cent, leading to the chorus of lower rates getting louder.

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Inflation To Stay Below RBI's Medium Term Target Of 4%: Survey

According to the survey, the fact that current inflation is running well below the 4 per cent target suggests that inflation by March 2018 is likely to come in below the RBIs medium term goal of 4 per cent

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June IIP To Be Anaemic At 0.3% On GST Destocking: BofAML

Before the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST), destocking was triggered largely owing to a steep fall in demand from consumers as they delayed purchases on expectation of getting better price post the new indirect tax regime

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RBI Behind Curve On Rate Cuts, Say Frustrated Indian Officials

The RBI lowered its main policy rate by 25 basis points to 6 per cent, its lowest since November 2010, but senior officials argue with inflation below target and private investment contracting it should have cut by 50-75 basis points

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Rupee Strengthens To Two-Year High Ahead Of RBI Decision

The gain in the partially convertible currency was magnified as the Reserve Bank of India refrained from its usual intervention, traders added

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RBI Seen Cutting Rates To Over 6-1/2 Year Low, Faces Pressure To Do More

Forty of 56 economists polled by Reuters predicted the RBI will cut its repo rate by 25 basis points to 6.00 percent - the lowest since November 2010

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SBI Cuts Rates For Most Savings Bank Accounts

Accounts with a balance of Rs 10 million ($155,994.07) and less will earn 3.5 per cent per annum effective July 31, while those above Rs 10 million will continue to earn 4 per cent per annum

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Morgan Stanley Cuts CPI Forecast On Benign GST, Monsoon Impact

It however said headline inflation toughed in June and the trajectory is still that of a gradual rise in headline inflation

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‘RBI Likely To Cut Repo Rate By 25 Bps In August 2017 Policy Review’

However, the decision is unlikely to be unanimous and the tone of the policy document may not signal that further cuts would be forthcoming

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‘India's Economy Set To Reclaim Top Spot For Growth This Year’

The median forecast from the poll of over 35 economists showed India's economy is expected to expand 7.3 percent in the fiscal year ending March 2018

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Markets Zoom To Capture 32,000 Level For The Week

This is the biggest weekly gain for the indices since mid-March. The key index made strong gains on buying by funds and foreign institutional investors (FII).

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WPI Inflation For June 2017 Declines 0.9%

For the month of April 2017, the final wholesale price index for all commodities and annual rate of inflation remained unchanged at its provisional level of 113.2 and 3.85 percent respectively.

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June Retail Inflation At New Low Of 1.54%

"The number of 1.54 per cent is historically low and reflects the firm and ongoing consolidation of macro economic stability," Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian told reporters.

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India Inflation Likely To Cool In June To Record-low

India's consumer inflation is expected to have slowed to a record-low in June, pressured by a sharp drop in food and oil prices, a Reuters poll showed, a result that could intensify calls for an interest rate cut

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Fed Minutes Suggest Increasing Tensions On Inflation Shortfall

Federal Reserve policymakers were increasingly split on the outlook for inflation and how it might affect the future pace of interest rate rises

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