inflation

The duality of the monsoon and how it affects you
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Ashraf Engineer October 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The Indian monsoon has officially ended, with the country recording “above normal” rainfall – 6% more than the long-term average. So why...
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Can the Bharat Jodo Yatra revive the Congress and Brand Rahul?
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Ashraf Engineer October 1, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Gandhi undertook the Dandi March as part of the Salt Satyagraha more than 90 years ago to energise the freedom struggle and...
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How does India’s external debt affect you?
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Ashraf Engineer July 16, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Over the past few days, images of Sri Lankans storming the Presidential palace and the prime minister’s home in Colombo dominated television...
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What a US recession would mean for India
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Ashraf Engineer July 2, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Over the past few weeks, talk of an ‘induced’ recession in the US has been gaining ground. What it means is that,...
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7 ways you can beat inflation
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Ashraf Engineer June 25, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. I record this episode a day after I’ve tested positive for COVID-19. Thank God for technology, which lets me put together the...
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LIC stock shock could set back disinvestment push
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Ashraf Engineer June 18, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Are you among those who have invested in the Life Insurance Corporation IPO? Since its listing on May 17, the shares have...
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Audio podcast: Welcome to shrinkflation
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Ashraf Engineer May 28, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Does that packet of biscuits you just bought seem lighter than it normally does? And is your soap lasting for fewer days?...
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Audio podcast: Startup layoffs in a weak job market are worrying
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Ashraf Engineer May 21, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. India’s much-talked-about startups have begun laying off a worryingly large number of people. Media reports quoted recruiters as saying that another 5,000 employees would...
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Audio podcast: Indonesia’s palm oil export ban will hurt your home budget
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Ashraf Engineer April 30, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Indonesia has banned exports of palm oil and it couldn’t have come at a worse time for India. Prices were skyrocketing even...
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Audio podcast: ‘EPF rate cut underscores need for balanced investment portfolio’
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Ashraf Engineer April 20, 2022 The government has lowered the interest rate on Employees Provident Fund Organisation deposits for its 6.4 crore subscribers from 8.5% to 8.1%, the lowest since 1977-78. For crores, the Employees Provident Fund, or EPF, served...
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