inflation

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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Audio podcast: How Sri Lanka’s economic collapse affects India
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Ashraf Engineer April 16, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. The situation in Sri Lanka is alarming – inflation is at a dizzying 17%, people are dying of hunger and even while...
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Audio podcast: How a falling rupee affects you
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Ashraf Engineer March 12, 2022 Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Earlier this week, the Indian rupee hit a lifetime low as the Russian invasion of Ukraine raged on, crude oil prices soared and the...
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The post-COVID economic dichotomy of two Indias
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Amit Sahita February 14, 2022 COVID-19 and its aftermath have led to the emergence of two distinct Indias. Many families have lost their earning members, faced pay cuts, faced job losses or incurred heavy medical expenses. All these situations have...
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Audio podcast: Union Budget – the juggling act is on
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Ashraf Engineer January 15, 2022 EPISODE TRANSCRIPT Hello and welcome to All Indians Matter. I am Ashraf Engineer. Even as the first advance estimates peg India’s economic growth for 2021-22 at 9.2%, there are a couple of factors looming over...
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