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Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

Sensex trades high, takes retail inflation in stride

The rupee was trading higher by 13 paise to 65.29 against the American currency at the forex market on Tuesday.

Nov 14, 2017, 10:06 AM IST
'IIP, inflation data to drive trading sentiment this week'

'IIP, inflation data to drive trading sentiment this week'

Trading sentiment in the stock market this week will be guided by a host of macroeconomic data points like IIP and inflation, while global factors will also play a crucial role, say experts.

Sep 10, 2017, 13:22 PM IST
Industry sees room for more rate cuts as inflation rises

Industry sees room for more rate cuts as inflation rises

Wholesale inflation increased to 1.88 per cent in July as prices of some commodities increased in the first month of Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout.

Aug 14, 2017, 23:32 PM IST

WPI inflation rises sharply to 1.88% in July

The government data released on Monday showed that prices of food articles went up by 2.15 percent in July on a yearly basis. In June, the prices had contracted by 3.47 percent.

Aug 14, 2017, 23:23 PM IST
Retail inflation accelerates to 2.36% in July on higher food prices

Retail inflation accelerates to 2.36% in July on higher food prices

Retail Inflation accelerated to 2.36 percent in the month of July in comparison to 1.46 percent in June. 

Aug 14, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

WPI inflation falls sharply to 0.90% in June, food prices ease

Wholesale inflation fell to 0.90 per cent in June -- the lowest in at least eight months -- as prices in food articles, including vegetables, declined.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:10 PM IST
WPI inflation eases to 0.9 percent in June

WPI inflation eases to 0.9 percent in June

India`s wholesale prices further eased to 0.9 percent year-on-year in June, government data showed on Friday, in line with the decline in retail inflation.

Jul 14, 2017, 12:34 PM IST
Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Sensex, Nifty at record highs: Five factors which are driving the rally

Benchmark equity indices hit an all time high on Thursday fuelled by steep drop in retail inflation and dovish comments from the US Fed on Wednesday.

Jul 13, 2017, 13:04 PM IST

Changes made in the base year of IIP and WPI

Changes made in the base year of IIP and WPI. Watch this special segment and get to know more here.

May 13, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
Govt to unveil new IIP, WPI series on Friday

Govt to unveil new IIP, WPI series on Friday

The government will release on Friday the new series of Index of Industrial Production as well as Wholesale Price Index, with 2011-12 as the base year, so as to map economic activities more accurately.

May 08, 2017, 18:10 PM IST
Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Geo-political strains, Q4 results to drive markets

Trend from global markets amid brewing geo-political trouble and corporate quarterly results will continue to steer stocks this week, say experts.

Apr 16, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Change in base year for GDP a regular global practice: Govt

Change of base year to calculate GDP is done in line with the global exercise to capture economic information accurately, the government said on Wednesday.

Apr 05, 2017, 17:40 PM IST
Crisil blames divergent growth dataprints for WPI-CPI variance

Crisil blames divergent growth dataprints for WPI-CPI variance

With most analysts refusing to buy into the official growth numbers due to vast differences between GDP and GVA, a Crisil analysis has blamed the variance to the steeply falling WPI and the more-or-less stable CPI.

Mar 16, 2017, 12:10 PM IST
February wholesale price inflation rises sharply to 39-month high of 6.55%

February wholesale price inflation rises sharply to 39-month high of 6.55%

February wholesale price inflation rose sharply to 6.55 percent, from 5.25 percent in the previous month, government data showed on Tuesday.

Mar 14, 2017, 12:12 PM IST
WPI inflation to rise in next 3 months, likely to average around 4.4% in 2017: Nomura

WPI inflation to rise in next 3 months, likely to average around 4.4% in 2017: Nomura

WPI inflation is expected to rise in the next three months and is likely to average around 4.4 percent in 2017, much higher than 2 percent in 2016, says a Nomura report.

Feb 15, 2017, 12:52 PM IST
Economic Survey 2017: Inflation to be below 5% in FY17, trend to continue

Economic Survey 2017: Inflation to be below 5% in FY17, trend to continue

Retail inflation is likely to be well below RBI's target of 5 per cent in the current fiscal as demonetisation would discourage any price headwind, the Economic Survey for 2016-17 said on Tuesday.

Jan 31, 2017, 15:42 PM IST

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.

Jan 16, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
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.

 

Dec 18, 2016, 11:33 AM IST
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. 

Dec 14, 2016, 12:07 PM IST
 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. 

Oct 14, 2016, 18:57 PM IST