Tag: Inflation

India’s inflation situation ‘very alarming’; needs better curation of policy between RBI, FinMin: Kaushik Basu

India’s wholesale price-based inflation is at a 30-year high, leading to a “very alarming” situation for the country, former World Bank chief economist Kaushik Basu...

What History Tells Us About Inflation’s Impact on Everyday Americans

July 21, 2021 5 min read This story originally appeared on The Epoch Times Inflation rates are up 5 percent since May 2020, which signals...

Inflation: High inflation & liquidity, bubble in asset prices: What can RBI do now?

NEW DELHI: In the 1960s, economists John Fleming and Robert Mundell developed a theory referred to as the Impossible Trinity, which claimed that no central...

How to solve the mystery of falling bond yields

That probably sounds odd, since back in 2013 the taper tantrum—a bond-market panic about the Federal Reserve cutting its Treasury purchases—prompted the exact opposite reaction,...

Global bonds look to Federal Reserve’s Powell after inflation surges test nerves

The global bond rally is under threat from inflation surprises, weak auctions and central banks withdrawing support. Where it goes next depends on Federal Reserve...

Rates will likely remain on hold in calendar year 2021 and even beyond that: Devendra Pant, India Ratings

Dr Devendra Pant, India Ratings & Research, talks about the latest inflation and IIP print in an interview to ET Now’s Tamanna Inamdar. Edited excerpts:...

Aditi Nayar: Likelihood of a move towards a neutral stance and some increase in rates in Q4: Aditi Nayar, ICRA

Aditi Nayar, Prinicipal Economist, , talks about the latest headline numbers in an interview to ET Now’s Tamanna Inamdar. Edited excerpts: Tamanna Inamdar: Your take...

US Treasury yields slide again, 10-year yield taps 1.25%

NEW YORK : A breakneck rally in US government bonds continued on Thursday, with 10-year Treasury yields falling to their lowest levels since early-2021 as...

A $12 billion Indian asset manager takes on the million-dollar inflation question

The US Federal Reserve’s recent change in tone and the Reserve Bank of India’s insistence on looking past the current surge in inflation has created...

Investment strategy for debt investors as inflation fears rise

NEW DELHI: Given the expectation of rising interest rates and subsequent policy normalisation by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), experts suggest that investors should...

How much should you withdraw in retirement now?

With stock and bond returns uncertain and inflation looming, the old rule of thumb on how much to take out annually needs to be tossed....

Investment in gold can be more than a hedge against inflation

One of the biggest risks of investing is not being able to beat inflation. So, if you are invested in an asset class that is...

UBS ups average inflation print to 5% with more upside risks

After consumer price index jumped the 6.3-per cent mark in May and wholesale inflation set a record of 12.94 per cent, house economists at Swiss...

Plan your spending, savings, investments with goals in mind

I’m in a government job with a monthly salary of ₹72,000 (without any deduction) and hopefully, from July, it will increase to ₹84,000 per month....

RBI economists call rising inflation transitory, owing to pent-up demand

India’s inflation may have breached the prescribed target for the Reserve Bank of India, but the economists at the central bank believe that it may...

Decoding high inflation: Use supply side measures, not interest rates, to cool consumer prices

First, a little bit of background. Inflation measures the rate of increase in the level of absolute prices. So, high prices don’t necessarily mean inflation,...

3 Reasons Why You Should Be Scared Of Inflation

This is why the market should be ready for aggressive FOMC policy changes this year. Free Book Preview Money-Smart Solopreneur This book gives you the...

Nikhil Kamath | Zerodha | inflation: Focus on preserving capital in overheated market: Nikhil Kamath

Nikhil Kamath, CIO of True Beacon and co-founder of Zerodha, is cautious these days as he describes the current market conditions as “overheated” and is...

Mortgage rates fell over the past week, despite inflation hitting a 13-year high. What’s going on?

Benchmark mortgage rates slid over the past week, without any clear reason for a decline, continuing the reprieve for price-sensitive home buyers. The 30-year fixed-rate...

What does the bond market know about inflation?

Inflation is everywhere. Chinese manufacturing prices, broad commodity prices and consumer prices on goods ranging from fruit to freezers are climbing. Everywhere, that is, except...

Here’s how to protect debt returns as inflation worries spike

After remaining non-existent for the past few years, inflation fears have resurfaced in the global markets. Several global institutions and thought leaders from Deutsche Bank...

RBI delivers a booster dose in policy review

As the RBI’s monetary policy committee (MPC) met on Friday, it was generally expected that it would not signal any interest rate change. The reason...

Supply-demand imbalances may continue to exert pressure on pulses, edible oils: RBI

Demand-supply imbalances may continue to exert pressure on food items such as pulses and edible oils, and the prices of cereals may soften going forward...

Fed takes baby step toward scaling back its bond purchases

A number of Federal Reserve officials said at the central bank’s late April meeting that it could soon be time to begin talking about talking...

Three-decade bond veteran warns against big bets on inflation

Isobel Lee has experienced some of the toughest fixed-income markets, from the end of the Cold War to the global financial crisis, and she has...