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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.

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.