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Sudan’s president warns protesters of ‘incinerating summer’


July 12th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Khartoum, July 12 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has warned protesters against further protests and promised them an 'incinerating summer' instead of the Arab Spring.Protests against a government austerity ... Read more...

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Australian consumer prices go up


April 2nd, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 2 (IANS) Australia's consumer prices rose in March due to price rise in holiday travel and accommodation, alcohol and fuel, according to a survey released Monday.The survey was ... Read more...

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Inflation falls to two-year low in December (Roundup)


January 16th, 2012 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate fell to a two-year low of 7.47 percent in December, offering relief to policy-makers ahead of crucial state elections.The inflation, ... Read more...

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Industry hails RBI intent not to hike rates further


October 25th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 25 (IANS) Corporate India heaved a sigh of relief as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday indicated that it would not hike rates further, after increasing ... Read more...

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Food inflation rises to 9.13 percent


September 29th, 2011 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) India's food inflation rose to 9.13 percent for the week ended Sep 17 as compared to 8.84 percent in the previous week as prices of ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops to 8.84 percent


September 22nd, 2011 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 22 (IANS) India's food inflation dropped to 8.84 percent for the week ended Sep 10 as compared to 9.47 percent in the previous week as rise in ... Read more...

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Rate hike will bring down inflation, hopes Pranab


September 16th, 2011 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Friday said hike in key policy rates by the Reserve Bank of India would help bring down inflation to a ... Read more...

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After petrol prices, higher interest rates set to bite


September 16th, 2011 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) India's central bank Friday hiked key rates by 25 basis points in the 12th such exercise since January 2010 to tame stubborn inflation, setting the ... Read more...

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Rate hikes not curbing inflation, only hampering growth: Industry


September 16th, 2011 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Successive rate hikes by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) have not helped in tackling soaring inflation but have only hampered growth, leading industry ... Read more...

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After petrol price hike, brace for higher interest on loans


September 16th, 2011 - 11:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 16 (IANS) After a steep hike in petrol prices, the stage appears set for interest to go up on automobile, housing and corporate loans with the Reserve Bank ... Read more...

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To tackle inflation, Reserve Bank expected to hike rates


September 15th, 2011 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is widely expected to hike interest rates for the 12th time since January last year when it meets Friday, as ... Read more...

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After poor factory output, India’s inflation nudging double-digit


September 14th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) India's annual inflation rate for August inched closer towards double digits, fuelling speculation that the central bank may hike key rates again for the ... Read more...

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Sensex plunges over Japan disaster, rate hike worries (Second Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets slumped nearly one and a half percent Tuesday on worries over the fallout of the devastating earthquake in ... Read more...

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India’s central bank to review monetary policy Thursday


March 15th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) India's central bank will conduct a mid-quarter review of its monetary policy for fiscal 2010-11 Thursday amid worries over the continuing price rise that has further ... Read more...

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Indian shares tank over Japan disaster, rate hike worries (Lead)


March 15th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 15 (IANS) Indian equities sank Tuesday on worries over the fallout of the devastating earthquake in Japan that has led to three explosions at nuclear reactors and ... Read more...

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Food inflation soars, onion prices biggest contributor


January 6th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) High prices of food items, especially onions, led to a sharp spike in India's annual food inflation to 18.32 percent for the week ended Dec 25, ... Read more...

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RBI to take more steps to rein in inflation


December 30th, 2010 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Dec 30 (IANS) Concerned over the rising inflation, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Thursday hinted at taking more steps to check it."Inflation is always a concern for us. If measures ... Read more...

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Food inflation at 10-week high, government assures action (Roundup)


December 30th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Soaring prices of onions, fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, meat and poultry sharply pushed India's annual food inflation to a two-and-a-half month high of 14.44 percent for ... Read more...

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Food inflation zips on high onion, fruits, eggs, meat prices


December 30th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Soaring prices of onions, fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, meat and poultry sharply pushed India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices to 14.44 percent for the ... Read more...

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Food inflation zooms on high onion, fruits, eggs, meat prices


December 23rd, 2010 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) High prices of onions, fruits, vegetables, milk, eggs, meat and poultry sharply raised India's annual food inflation based on wholesale prices to 12.13 percent for the ... Read more...

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India’s central bank marginally eases monetary policy


December 16th, 2010 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) With inflation on the decline, India's central bank Thursday eased its monetary policy marginally by lowering the amount commercial banks have to retain as cash, gold or government ... Read more...

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Food inflation dips to four-month low at 8.6 percent


December 2nd, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to a four-month low of 8.6 percent for the week ended Nov 20 as fresh kharif crop arrivals had a dampening effect ... Read more...

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Food inflation declines further to 10.15 percent


November 25th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) India's annual food inflation eased further to 10.15 percent for the week ended Nov 13, having fallen sharply by two percentage points to 10.30 percent the week ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops sharply to 10.30 percent


November 18th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) India's annual food inflation declined sharply by two percentage points to 10.30 percent for the week ended Nov 6 from 12.30 percent in the previous week, showing ... Read more...

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Food inflation eases further to 12.30 percent


November 11th, 2010 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) India's annual food inflation dropped to 12.30 percent for the week ended Oct 30 from 12.85 percent during the previous week - showing a downward trend for ... Read more...

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Food inflation drops further to 12.85 percent


November 4th, 2010 - 2:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 4 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 12.85 percent for the week ended Oct 23 from 13.75 percent in the previous week, providing some relief to consumers during ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to fix inflation (Roundup)


November 2nd, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) With inflation still above its comfort zone, India's central bank Tuesday hiked both its short-term borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points each that could trigger ... Read more...

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India’s central bank hikes rates again to fix inflation (Lead)


November 2nd, 2010 - 2:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) With inflation rate still above its comfort zone, India's central bank Tuesday hiked both its short-term borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points each in what could ... Read more...

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RBI hikes key interest rates by 25 basis points


November 2nd, 2010 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Tuesday hiked its short-term borrowing and lending rates by 25 basis points, continuing with its tight monetary policy stance to tame inflation, ... Read more...

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Food prices biggest concern for Indians, says survey


November 1st, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) With a double-digit food inflation, the increasing food prices will be the biggest concern for Indians over the next six months, a survey released here said ... Read more...

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Inflation needs to come down for rate hikes to ease: RBI


November 1st, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) A day ahead of its monetary policy review, India's central bank Monday said inflation needs to come down from current levels for interest rate hikes to ease ... Read more...

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RBI may raise rates to curb inflation: Mukherjee


November 1st, 2010 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Finance minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday hinted that The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may increase key interest rates further to contain inflation."RBI monitory policy will be ... Read more...

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Rate hike fears in India’s monetary policy review Tuesday


November 1st, 2010 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 1 (IANS) The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) reviews its monetary policy for this fiscal Tuesday with high food inflation in the backdrop, even as industry and ... Read more...

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India’s annual food inflation falls to 13.75 percent


October 28th, 2010 - 2:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 13.75 percent for the week ended Oct 16, from 15.53 percent in the previous week. This may provide some relief to ... Read more...

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India’s annual food inflation falls to 15.53 percent


October 21st, 2010 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) India's annual food inflation fell to 15.53 percent for the week ended Oct 9 from 16.37 percent in the previous week on improved supplies of food ... Read more...

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