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As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

As inflation shoots up, India Inc seeks lower lending rates

India Inc on Tuesday pitched for lower lending rates and nudged policymakers to take measures to improve the credit flow to manufacturing and infrastructure sectors as wholesale inflation rose at the fastest pace of 5.25 percent in two-and-a-half years in January.

Consumer price inflation set to see upside pressure: Crisil

Consumer price inflation set to see upside pressure: Crisil

Even as consumer price inflation (CPI) has come down due to a dip in food inflation and Index of Industrial Production (IIP) also seen a slip as a fallout of demonetisation, the former could see upside pressure hereon, Crisil said today.

Inflation eases to 5-year low of 3.17% in January

Inflation eases to 5-year low of 3.17% in January

Retail inflation eased to 3.17 percent in January, its lowest level in at least five years.

 

 

Retail inflation at 14-month low of 4.2% in October on easing food prices

Easing food and fuel prices helped pull down retail inflation to 14-month low of 4.20 percent in October this year, strengthening the case for RBI rate cut next month.

WPI inflation eases to 3.39% in October as food prices soften

WPI inflation eases to 3.39% in October as food prices soften

In the second consecutive month of decline, wholesale inflation eased to 3.39 percent in October as food articles, led by vegetables, witnessed softening of prices. The wholesale price-based inflation, reflecting the annual rate of price rise, in September stood at 3.57 percent. In October 2015, WPI inflation was (-)3.70 percent.

WPI inflation hits 23-month high of 3.55%, food items costlier

WPI inflation hits 23-month high of 3.55%, food items costlier

Driven by costlier food items, WPI-based inflation soared to 23-month high of 3.55 percent in July, prompting demands for strong government action to address supply issues.

'Food prices may cool on kharif sowing; rate cut unlikely'

Experts and industry said kharif sowing trends indicate cooling of food inflation in the coming months, even as chances of a rate cut in the near-term are low, given the rise in WPI and retail inflation.

''Vegetatable rates may soar as production season ends''

''Vegetatable rates may soar as production season ends''

Prices of vegetables in India`s retail markets are likely to go up further in the coming months with the peak production season coming to an end, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday on the basis of a study it has conducted.

Retail inflation at 2-year high, hits 6.07% in July

 Retail inflation shot up to nearly 2 year high of 6.07 per cent in July, well above the RBI's comfortable level, on surge in prices of food items as demand for sugar, oil & fats and spices rose ahead of the festival season.

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over the issue of Inflation in Lok Sabha

Rahul Gandhi targets PM Modi over the issue of Inflation in Lok Sabha. Watch complete news story of Fast 50 for getting detailed updates!

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over price rise, says people are now chanting 'Arhar Modi' not 'Har Har Modi'

Rahul Gandhi attacks PM Modi over price rise, says people are now chanting 'Arhar Modi' not 'Har Har Modi'

Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi took on the Narendra Modi government on Thursday in the Lok Sabha on the issue of rising prices of essential commodities.

Ensure proper supplies to contain food inflation: India Inc

Ensure proper supplies to contain food inflation: India Inc

As WPI inflation inched up to 0.79 percent in May, India Inc called for better supply-side management to rein in the higher vegetable prices, with experts anticipating a surge in food inflation going ahead.

David Cameron warns Brexit would drive up food prices in UK

David Cameron warns Brexit would drive up food prices in UK

British Prime Minister David Cameron warned voters on Sunday that they would face higher grocery bills if the country decides to leave the European Union at a June 23 referendum, citing a potential drop in the value of sterling.

Inflation stays negative for 15 straight month; slips to (-)0.9% in January

Inflation stays negative for 15 straight month; slips to (-)0.9% in January

This is the 15th straight month since November 2014 that deflationary pressure persisted and wholesale inflation has remained in the negative zone.

 

Govt expects tomato prices to cool in coming days

Govt expects tomato prices to cool in coming days

The spike in tomato prices to over Rs 60 per kg due to disrupted supplies from rain-hit South India is "temporary" and rates are expected to ease in coming days, government said Wednesday.

Has govt failed to contain dal prices?

Dal prices rose to a record high of Rs 210 per kg sending the government into fire fighting mode.

Watch our programm 'Has govt failed to contain dal prices?' on Taal Thok Ke Extra Strong.

WPI inflation at (-)4.54%; pulses, onion continue to sting

WPI inflation at (-)4.54%; pulses, onion continue to sting

The Wholesale Price Index-based inflation came in at (-)4.95 percent in August. It has been in the negative zone since November. In September last year, inflation was 2.38 percent.

Price situation under control: Arun Jaitley

Price situation under control: Arun Jaitley

Attributing rise in prices of certain food items to seasonal factors, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Monday said inflation overall is moderating and the price situation is under control.

Wholesale onion price soars 70% in a month

Wholesale onion price at Lasalgoan in Maharashtra, Asia's biggest market for this kitchen staple, has shot up by 70 percent in just about a month -- hitting its highest level for the month of July in the past two decades.

British inflation rate falls back to zero

Britain`s annual inflation rate turned flat in June from the previous month on the back of falling clothing and food prices, official data showed Tuesday.