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Firming of crude prices in global markets will impact fuel prices in India: ASSOCHAM

Commenting on inflation and its impact on fuel prices, industry chamber ASSOCHAM on Monday said the firming of crude prices in the global markets will impact the fuel prices in India.

Prospects of rate cut affected as dollar, crude rise: ASSOCHAM Paper

Prospects of rate cut affected as dollar, crude rise: ASSOCHAM Paper

Due to continuous pressure on rupee against dollar, prospects for cut in the policy rates by the RBI mabe be adversely affected.

 

November WPI declines to 3.15% as food prices soften

November WPI declines to 3.15% as food prices soften

The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly WPI, stood at 3.15 percent (provisional) for the month of November, 2016 (over November, 2015) as compared to 3.39 percent (provisional) for the previous month and -2.04 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. 

 WPI inflation in September eases to 3.57%

WPI inflation in September eases to 3.57%

Keeping in trend with retail inflation, wholesale price inflation (WPI) in September eased to 3.57 percent in month of September from a two-year high of 3.74 per cent in August, official data showed on Friday. 

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

Retail inflation falls to 4.31% in September Vs 5.05% in August

New Delhi: Retail inflation in September dropped to 13-month low of 4.31 percent mainly on account of easing vegetables prices.

CPI has fallen down to 5.05%

CPI has fallen down to 5.05%. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

India's Industrial growth contracts by 2.4%, inflation falls to 5.05%

India's Industrial growth contracts by 2.4%, inflation falls to 5.05%

India's annual retail inflation eased by 100 basis points to 5.05 percent in August, but factory output again dipped to a negative growth of (-)2.4 percent in July from an expansion of 1.95 percent in the moth before, official data showed on Monday.

RBI launches Sept round of inflation expectation survey

RBI launches Sept round of inflation expectation survey

The Reserve Bank on Monday announced the launch of the September round of inflation expectations survey of households covering 18 cities across the country.

'WPI inflation data, progress of monsoon rains to drive markets'

'WPI inflation data, progress of monsoon rains to drive markets'

Indian markets would take cues from wholesale inflation data, progress of monsoon rains and investment trend by overseas investors for further movement in a holiday-shortened week ahead, say experts.

Vegetables may soar further as peak production season ends: Report

Vegetables may soar further as peak production season ends: Report

In a "most worrying" sign for consumers, the prices of vegetables in retail markets are likely to shoot up further in coming months as the 'peak production season' came to an end, says a report.

FM Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says price rise was at its peak during UPA regime

FM Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi, says price rise was at its peak during UPA regime

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday countered Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi`s assertion that the NDA government only make false promises and asked the latter to introspect the ten-year-rule of the former UPA regime when price rise was at its peak.

Subbarao questions inflation-targeting, doubts its efficacy

Subbarao questions inflation-targeting, doubts its efficacy

Former Reserve Bank governor Duvvuri Subbarao has doubted achieving the 4 percent inflation target set under the new MPC set-up given the narrow margin the new price index has now and the way prices have been moving up in recent months.

 

Rains support RBI rate cut, may douse agflation : BoA-ML

Rains support RBI rate cut, may douse agflation : BoA-ML

he Reserve Bank is expected to cut key interest rate by 25 basis points at its policy review meet next month if prices of pulses fall and help push down agflation, a BoA-ML report said on Monday, even as it sees overall retail inflation in July to touch 6 per cent.

Rural inflation is higher than urban: Crisil

Rural inflation is higher than urban: Crisil

Rating agency Crisil on Monday said while urban inflation fell from 9 percent to 5.3 per cent, rural inflation declined from 10.1 per cent to 6.2 per cent in the last one year.

 

WPI inflation in June inches up to 1.62% Vs 0.79% in May

WPI inflation in June inches up to 1.62% Vs 0.79% in May

The wholesale price index (WPI) rose in June by 1.62 percent, up from 0.79 percent in May.

WPI inflation turns positive after 17 months; 0.34% in April

WPI inflation turns positive after 17 months; 0.34% in April

The April Wholesale Price Index-based inflation stood at 0.34 percent higher than minus 0.85 percent in March.

 

Fall in IIP

Fall in IIP

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Inflation seen at 5% in March; RBI to cut rates by 25%: BofA

Inflation seen at 5% in March; RBI to cut rates by 25%: BofA

India's retail inflation for March is expected to be around 5 per cent and the Reserve Bank is likely to cut its key rate by 25 basis points each at its policy reviews on April 5 as well as in August, says a report

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.

 

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.