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Retail inflation accelerates in July for first time in four months

Retail inflation accelerates in July for first time in four months

Reuters 4 days ago
India’s annual consumer price inflation picked up in July after easing for three straight months as a decline in food prices abated, but it remained...
Finance ministry warns of downside risks to economic growth

Finance ministry warns of downside risks to economic growth

Reuters 7 days ago
The Indian government called on Friday for more monetary easing as it flagged risks to economic growth and budget targets, citing a series of deflationary...
GST Network’s chief prods companies to gear up for first tax filing deadline

GST Network’s chief prods companies to gear up for first tax filing deadline

Reuters 1 week ago
Millions of companies in India are still not ready to file their first returns under the new Goods and Services Tax (GST) ahead of an...
GST confusion drags services activity to lowest in four years

GST confusion drags services activity to lowest in four years

Reuters 2 weeks ago
Activity in India’s dominant service sector contracted at the sharpest rate in nearly four years in July after a new tax policy sowed confusion and...
RBI cuts repo rate to near seven-year low

RBI cuts repo rate to near seven-year low

Reuters 2 weeks ago
The Reserve Bank of India cut its main policy rate on Wednesday by a quarter percentage point to a more than 6-1/2 year low, saying...
NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns

NITI Aayog vice-chairman Arvind Panagariya resigns

Reuters 2 weeks ago
An economist picked by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as vice-chairman of the government’s main policy think-tank, Arvind Panagariya, is standing down after 2-1/2 years in...
How GST rules are causing confusion among businesses

How GST rules are causing confusion among businesses

Reuters 3 weeks ago
India’s nationwide Goods and Services Tax (GST) was meant to unify the $2 trillion economy and make it easier for companies to transact across state...
Retail inflation eases to five-year low; factory output at 1.7%

Retail inflation eases to five-year low; factory output at 1.7%

Reuters 1 month ago
India’s annual consumer price inflation eased to a lower-than-expected 1.54% in June, the lowest since a new index was adopted in 2012, from 2.18% in...
India services activity hits eight-month high in June

India services activity hits eight-month high in June

Reuters 1 month ago
Activity in India’s dominant service sector expanded at its fastest pace in eight months in June as new business orders surged, a private survey showed...
India launches GST in biggest tax reform

India launches GST in biggest tax reform

Reuters 2 months ago
India early on Saturday introduced its biggest tax reform in the 70 years since independence from British colonial rule. The Goods and Services Tax (GST)...
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