Industry seeks rate cut by RBI as inflation remains negative

"This should propel the RBI to continue with its rate easing cycle to support demand and strengthen the nascent recovery in industrial production," it said in a statement.

India's data may add to doubts about economic health

Indian data on Friday is expected to paint a grim picture of the economy and could reinforce doubts about the health of the world`s fastest growing major economy.

RBI may cut rates by 0.25% in policy review: Care Ratings

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) may cut interest rates by 0.25 percentage point as inflation is firmly under the desirable limit, credit rating agency Care Ratings said here.

Unseasonal rains to push CPI inflation to 6% in Q2 2015: Nomura

Inflation momentum is likely to increase in the coming months largely due to unseasonal rains which could push CPI inflation to nearly 6 percent in next three months, says a Nomura report.

Negative cues plunge Indian markets in weekly trade (Weekly Review)

Negative global cues and disappointing retail inflation data led a benchmark index of Indian equities markets to its worst weekly fall in 2015.

India's wholesale inflation declines

Manufactured products` inflation rose to 1.05 percent in the month under review from a rise of 2.96 percent in January, 2014

Raghuram Rajan likely to hold onto key rates today

Wholesale price index (WPI) inflation has also eased, although more sharply, to 3.74 percent in August from 5.55 percent at the start of the current fiscal.

Rate cut not likely before January next year: Kotak

Rate cut by RBI could happen only in January-June period of the next year as inflation is still high, Kotak Mahindra Bank Vice Chairman and Managing Director Uday Kotak on Tuesday said.

Focus on agri reforms to keep inflation under control: Industry

India Inc on Thursday said the incoming government must introduce reforms in agricultural sector to keep inflation under check even as drop in prices of food items as well as fuel brought down April WPI inflation to 5.2 percent.

Food inflation to drop in coming months: CACP chairman

After touching a high of 11.24 percent in November, Consumer Price Inflation (CPI) is likely to ease on the back of an expected drop in food prices in coming months, Chairperson of Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP), Ashok Gulati, said on Sunday.

Inflation may ease to 6.5% in December: Rangarajan

A fall in vegetable prices is likely to ease headline inflation and retail inflation to 6.5 percent and 9.20 percent respectively in December, Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) Chairman C Rangarajan said on Saturday.

RBI panel on monetary policy may set CPI as main gauge: Nomura

The RBI has been repeatedly saying that it looks at both the CPI and WPI data to arrive at monetary policy responses.

Rangarajan differs with RBI on inflation projection

According to Rangarajan, the whole (monetary) policy has focused on price stability and that is the right approach.

Food inflation may linger despite good monsoon: India Ratings

Despite favourable impact of monsoon, the sharp decline in overall inflation is unlikely in near future, rating agency India Ratings & Research said on Tuesday.

Bonds fall, rupee weakens as inflation accelerates

Bonds slumped, while the rupee weakened on Monday, after wholesale price inflation (WPI) came in above analysts` estimates, raising expectations that the central bank will raise interest rates for a second consecutive month in late October.

Inflation at 7-mth high of 6.46% in September; RBI rate cut unlikely

High food prices, especially of onion and other vegetables, pushed up September inflation to 7-month high of 6.46 percent that may make it difficult for the Reserve Bank to cut key interest rate on October 29 to spur industrial growth.

WPI likely to fall to 3.5% in September: Credit Suisse

The country's WPI inflation fell to 4.7 percent in May, its lowest rate since October 2009.

Declining trend in inflation likely to continue: FinMin

With inflation moderating in June over the previous month, the Finance Ministry said the decline is likely to continue with improvement in food supply situation.

Govt initiates exercise to revise WPI series

Faced with criticism for its wholesale price index which was released 18 months ago, the government has set up another committee to revise the index to take into account structural changes in the economy since 2004-05 and present a better picture of price situation.

Food inflation in negative zone for third consecutive week

Food inflation remained in the negative zone for the third straight week, at (-)0.42 percent for the week ended January 7, mainly due to fall in prices of onion and vegetables.