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Corruption, Inflation and Interest Rates: Understanding This Nexus is Imperative for an Economy

Inflation is not only a key leading indicator of an economy that gives headwind direction to the anticipated pace of economic activity but also a factor that is capable of bringing down a government if...

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Rupee View: Is Recent Stint of Appreciation Sustainable?

In terms of postulates of both Purchasing Power Parity Theory and Portfolio Balance Theory of the exchange rate, the domestic currency is expected to have a depreciating bias. India with a higher rate of inflation...

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Is an interest rate change on the horizon?

For nine years, interest rates have fallen and the European Central Bank has fired up the economy with a flood of money. It is becoming increasingly clear that this cannot last forever. “With a sense...

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Eurozone growth and inflation confirm economic recovery

Fresh eurozone economic data show that inflation has risen to just below the ECB’s key target, growth is accelerating and unemployment has hit a seven-year low, suggesting the bloc’s economy is finally on the mend....

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Get Ready for China’s Hot New Export Product: Inflation

China’s producer prices – which measure what is sometimes called “inflation at the factory” – soared 5.5% in December, from a year ago. This was far hotter than economists had expected, though they’d expected a...

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How to stabilize prices

Manmohan Singh is a man of history today; but for a long time he was in the centre of economic policy making. When she was Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi had once told him to control...

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Are Central Banks Exaggerating Deflation Risks?

Deflation is portrayed as the great economic scourge. It exacerbates debt servicing costs and encourages consumers to defer purchases. Central banks in Japan and Europe have responded with aggressive, unorthodox measures, often combining asset purchase...

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India: can inflation be curbed?

In 2013-14, money supply (M3) increased by 13.3%, real GDP by 4.7% and consumer prices by 9.7%. Money Supply growth is one of the factors contributing to inflation. The RBI, by keeping interest rates high,...

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India: Inflation Decoded

Inflation is one criterion which is closely monitored by Central Bank for its Monetary Policy and also by individuals to match their returns to be above the Inflation rate.  In this Decoding Series, we decode the...

Eurozone unemployment high, but business mood improves

Europe’s statistics office reported Friday unemployment in the 17-member eurozone remained steady at its record high of 12.1 percent, even though the jobless total decreased by 15,000. Eurostat said there were 19.23 million people out...

Eurozone inflation stable despite rising food prices

Fresh data from the EU’s statistics office have shown that the debt-stricken eurozone has had no problems with keeping inflation in the bloc at a reasonably low level. Individual member states stand out, however. The...

Importer Nation – How a Billion Lives are being Destroyed

India imports billions of dollars of goods and services despite having the resources and to manufacture the manpower goods/services at lower costs on its shores. India’s malfunctioning and corrupt governance is the chief cause of...