Inflation Current Affairs, GK & News

Wholesale Price Index, WPI of April 2021

The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade recently released Wholesale Price in India for the month of April 2021. The WPI for the month of April 2021 stood at 128.1. The base year in calculating WPI is fixed as 2011-12. WPI of April 2021 The annual rate of inflation for the month of ..

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What is Commodity Super Cycle?

The prices of commodities from corn to crude oil to rubber, rhodium, copper, soy bean has been increasing since the beginning of 2021. This is referred to as Commodity Super Cycle. Commodity Super cycle Since the beginning of nineteenth century there has been four Commodity Super Cycle. The first Commodity Super cycle started in the ..

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RBI’s State of the Economy Report – Update (April, 2021)

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the State of Economy Report for the month of April 2021. Key Findings of the Report The resurgence of COVID-19 might bring back inflationary pressures. Also, the restrictions and disruptions in supply chains might add up to the inflationary pressures. Under the G-Sec Acquisition Programme, RBI aims to ..

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Russia’s central bank increases interest rates

The Central Bank of Russia has increased the interest rate from 4.5% to 5%. Why did the Bank increase the interest rates? This is the second time the apex bank is increasing the interest rates due to elevated inflation pressure. According to the bank, the inflation in the country will be in the range of ..

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RBI: Inflation Forecast Model Amended

The Reserve Bank of India recently revised its Inflation Forecast Model. The new model will capture how fiscal and monetary policy interact with real economy elements in a better way. About the New Inflation Forecast Model The new model is broken into three blocks. The first block decomposes the primary deficit of the Government into ..

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