Weekly Round Up – Week 26

We are precisely in the middle of the year..! Time for everyone to take stock.. 🙂 
The weekly highlights are –

  • RBI releases its Bi-annual Financial Stability report. The report paints a mixed picture where even though the number of “weak” companies has come down, the risk to banking sector has increased. (More on this, in another piece).

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Weekly Round Up – Week 24

 

  • Inflation figures for May’16 released. CPI based inflation rose to 5.76%, second consecutive month of increase after witnessing moderation till March’16 primarily due to increasing food prices. Similarly, WPI based inflation also rose to 0.79%, second month of increase after remaining in the negative zone for more than a year. It may be noted that RBI kept its policy rates constant last week due to fear of rising inflation.

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