Tag: merchandise

Macro Matters (August 2021)

CPI Inflation for Jul-21 tapers by 67 bps to 5.59% as food prices ease Retail headline inflation for Jul-21 came in at 5.59% compared to 6.26% in Jun-21. The consensus estimate for retail inflation for Jul-21 was close to 5.80%, so it was actually better than estimates. The sharp fall in headline inflation in Jul-21

Macro Matters (July 2021)

CPI Inflation for Jun-21 almost flat at 6.26% as food price burden sharpens Retail headline inflation for Jun-21 came in at 6.26% compared to 6.30% in May-21. The consensus estimate for retail inflation for Jun-21 was closer to 6.9%, so it was surely lower than the consensus estimates. The sharp spike in headline inflation in